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Why Decline in Religion Might Be Driving the Campus Protests

Why Decline in Religion Might Be Driving the Campus Protests

Has the diminishment of one part of the First Amendment led to the squelching of another?

3 Reasons One Public School Advocate is Giving Up on the System

3 Reasons One Public School Advocate is Giving Up on the System

A former public school teacher and supporter has changed her tune: "Everyone who can leave, should."

What Caused the Collapse of Parental Authority?

What Caused the Collapse of Parental Authority?

Parental authority seems to have all but disappeared in many families. Instead, children are given the velvet glove treatment.

‘Adulting’ School is Great – If It Happens in Elementary School

‘Adulting’ School is Great – If It Happens in Elementary School

Do schools need to go back to teaching basics like cooking to ensure that kids have the tools and responsibility to succeed in the real world?

If kids can’t cross streets safely, why do we offer them sex changes?

If kids can’t cross streets safely, why do we offer them sex changes?

The latest research by developmental psychologists shows that American children are not competent at crossing busy streets until they are at least 14.

Why Teaching Proper Manners to Kids is More Important Today Than Ever

Why Teaching Proper Manners to Kids is More Important Today Than Ever

‘Please’ and ‘thank you’ go a long way in a self-entitled world.  

Beren and Lúthien: Tolkien’s Greatest Love Story

Beren and Lúthien: Tolkien’s Greatest Love Story

The reason that Tolkien’s greatest love story has been largely unknown is that it is little more than a footnote in 'The Lord of the Rings.'

The Loneliness of the Middle-aged Man

The Loneliness of the Middle-aged Man

As well as his family, a man needs friends.
 

Why Do Schools Shut Parents Out of the Classroom?

Why Do Schools Shut Parents Out of the Classroom?

"Many educators have the view that parents can be nuisances and their school contacts should be limited."

Gallup asked Americans why they go to church. It’s not for the music.

Gallup asked Americans why they go to church. It’s not for the music.

Gallup asked fifteen hundred Americans why they attend religious services. The responses might surprise you.
 

Technology Addiction and the Gollumizing of Our Culture

Technology Addiction and the Gollumizing of Our Culture

An abundance of research shows both technology addiction and loneliness are on the rise. Is there a connection?

Why an Epidemic of Lonely Children is Upon Us

Why an Epidemic of Lonely Children is Upon Us

The British counseling service, Childline, has recently reported an uptick in the number of lonely children. But why?

Why Parents Should Play With Their Children

Why Parents Should Play With Their Children

Playing benefits both parent and child.

How Lazy Millennials Are Hurting Whole Foods

How Lazy Millennials Are Hurting Whole Foods

If Whole Foods sales are any indication, their strategy of catering to millennials isn't working - for an obvious reason.

Pioneer Feminist: Feminism Didn’t Turn Out as Well as We Thought

Pioneer Feminist: Feminism Didn’t Turn Out as Well as We Thought

Author and feminist activist Fay Weldon confesses that her earlier quest for feminism failed to consider the interests of mothers and children.

Target CEO: Maybe that Transgender Bathroom Announcement Wasn’t Such a Good Idea After All

Target CEO: Maybe that Transgender Bathroom Announcement Wasn’t Such a Good Idea After All

According to a recent WSJ report, Target Chief Executive Brian Cornell admitted to internal sources that the company handled the issue poorly.

Are we Witnessing a Quiet Revolution in Education?

Are we Witnessing a Quiet Revolution in Education?

A wildly popular Idaho education program places money for college and other courses in the hands of middle and high school students.

Telling Women They Don’t Need Men is Not Helpful

Telling Women They Don’t Need Men is Not Helpful

Are we sending women the wrong message by suggesting they are "weak" for desiring male companionship? 

Why Men No Longer Treat Women as Ladies

Why Men No Longer Treat Women as Ladies

Has the quest to break down multiple stereotypes and gender conventions served to pigeonhole women into one narrow stereotype of the feminist ideal?

Prof Explains Why Black Families are Rejecting Public Schools

Prof Explains Why Black Families are Rejecting Public Schools

It is generally assumed that black families are big fans of public schooling, but that assumption is dated.

One Simple Reason Boys are Failing

One Simple Reason Boys are Failing

The focus on girls causes us to overlook the ways in which boys are struggling.

Millennial Men Want Stay-at-Home Wives—But that Doesn’t Make them Cave Men

Millennial Men Want Stay-at-Home Wives—But that Doesn’t Make them Cave Men

Evidence shows that increasing numbers of younger men are looking for stay-at-home wives.

5 Keys for a Happy Marriage

5 Keys for a Happy Marriage

Fundamentals for making it work.

Has Children’s Clothing Become Too Sexualized?

Has Children’s Clothing Become Too Sexualized?

By encouraging children to adopt sexualized, adult clothing, are we inadvertently promoting attitudes of disrespect both for themselves and others?

Surgeons in Canada are Harvesting Organs from Euthanised Patients

Surgeons in Canada are Harvesting Organs from Euthanised Patients

University of Ottawa professor Jennifer A. Chandler pointed out that combining organ donation with euthanasia could be ethically problematic.

Companies Want to Teach Your Children Values

Companies Want to Teach Your Children Values

Only they might not be the values you want the kids to have.

Feminist Author: Women Need to Stop Playing the Victim

Feminist Author: Women Need to Stop Playing the Victim

Feminist author Fay Weldon suggests that it is men, not women, who can now claim victimhood status.

How Motherhood Has Changed over the Generations

How Motherhood Has Changed over the Generations

Do you parent differently than your own parents?

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