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Episode 142: Why You Shouldn't Follow TikTok Trends

Fostering Voices Podcast

Release Date: 05/22/2022

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Episode 142: Why You Shouldn't Follow TikTok Trends show art Episode 142: Why You Shouldn't Follow TikTok Trends

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This episode is for parents of teens and teens! We would LOVE for teenagers to listen to this episode, but it wasn't until midway through the recording that Jihae realized she was using her condescending 'mom voice', for which she is VERY SORRY. She tries to reserve that for exclusive use to the Watson children, so we are sorry you have to hear it during this episode. But, it's a serious one, and we have seen Tik Tok trends go the complete wrong way, and we want you to make better choices for yourself and those around you! We hope you learn something new and useful from this episode! Chapters:...

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This episode is for parents of teens and teens! We would LOVE for teenagers to listen to this episode, but it wasn't until midway through the recording that Jihae realized she was using her condescending 'mom voice', for which she is VERY SORRY. She tries to reserve that for exclusive use to the Watson children, so we are sorry you have to hear it during this episode. But, it's a serious one, and we have seen Tik Tok trends go the complete wrong way, and we want you to make better choices for yourself and those around you! We hope you learn something new and useful from this episode!

Chapters:

0:00 - Intro 

3:02 - The Power of the Phone/Don't Follow the Trends

21:22 – Good Word of the Day!!!

24:44 – Reading Reviews Time!

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"Complacency Kills"

Proverbs 1:32 

32 For the waywardness of the simple will kill them, and the complacency of fools will destroy them;

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Good Word of the Day!!!

Proverbs 15:31-33

31 Whoever heeds life-giving correction will be at home among the wise.

32 Those who disregard discipline despise themselves, but the one who heeds correction gains understanding.

33 Wisdom’s instruction is to fear the Lord, and humility comes before honor.

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