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Our Modern World’s Inability to Understand Fairy Tales

Our Modern World’s Inability to Understand Fairy Tales

Depriving our children of the beautiful mysteries they introduce would only ultimately impoverish us, and make us less human.

Why Women With Large Families Are Not Stupid

Why Women With Large Families Are Not Stupid

#PostcardsforMacron highlights one of the best ways a woman can expand her influence.

Homeschool Is Unconstitutional? That’s What Brazil’s Supreme Court Ruled.

Homeschool Is Unconstitutional? That’s What Brazil’s Supreme Court Ruled.

The idea that the state should protect children from their parents should be cause for astonishment among liberty defenders.

How Parents Can Be Friends with Their Adult Children

How Parents Can Be Friends with Their Adult Children

The relationship between child and parent changes once the child is an adult.  Adult children and parents can be friends.  It just takes some work.  

How to Prepare for Bad News?  Good literature and art.

How to Prepare for Bad News? Good literature and art.

Life will be filled with disappointment and grief.  You can prepare for setbacks by reading good literature. 

Something Wicked this Way Comes: Sexbots are in production

Something Wicked this Way Comes: Sexbots are in production

Sexbots used to be limited to science fiction movies. Now they are on the verge of being mass produced.  

What Princess Eugenie’s Wedding Reveals About Good Marriages

What Princess Eugenie’s Wedding Reveals About Good Marriages

A pre-nuptial interview provides interesting insight.

Would Women Be Happier Raising a Family Before College and Career?

Would Women Be Happier Raising a Family Before College and Career?

Could children come before tertiary education?

Why Feminists Hate Toxic Femininity

Why Feminists Hate Toxic Femininity

Feminists hate toxic femininity as much as they hate toxic masculinity.

A Progressive Explains Why the Left Downplays Family Structure

A Progressive Explains Why the Left Downplays Family Structure

Are we actually more bigoted and discriminatory toward children when we refuse to promote the traditional two-parent family?

Why Marriage Needs Strong Community to Survive

Why Marriage Needs Strong Community to Survive

It isn't just about "happily ever after." It's about community, and the lack of it is tearing our marriages apart.

A Former English Professor Explains Why She Homeschools Her Children

A Former English Professor Explains Why She Homeschools Her Children

Are homeschoolers the "keepers of the culture"?

Affirm Transgender Kids, Says American Academy of Pediatrics

Affirm Transgender Kids, Says American Academy of Pediatrics

No reason to question their gender choice.

Why Chesterton Would Classify Many Modern Individuals as ‘Half-Witted’

Why Chesterton Would Classify Many Modern Individuals as ‘Half-Witted’

Chesterton notes that our  birthdays are important for two reasons.  First, they remind us that we have been given another year of life.  Second, they remind us that we are celebrating the creation of something in which we played no role at all.  

Why We Hyperparent, Helicopter, and Heavily Manage Our Children

Why We Hyperparent, Helicopter, and Heavily Manage Our Children

As the post-Millennial generation starts to leave the nest, growing numbers of professors and employers are noticing something that therapists have been discussing for awhile: this generation is far too fragile.

When a House was a Home

When a House was a Home

Most modern homes are stylish but not cozy, functional but not warm.    But having the whole family over can be a way to recreate the coziness which earlier generations enjoyed.  

Taking The Hits: 7 Ways to Raise Tough Kids

Taking The Hits: 7 Ways to Raise Tough Kids

Raising kids to take the punches of life begins with simple things like daily chores and exercise.  

Does the Pill Degrade Women by Making Them Like Men?

Does the Pill Degrade Women by Making Them Like Men?

Many American women have swallowed the pill and the feminist promise of equality that it sells without question. But is that something we should rethink?

Swedes Are Raising Stronger Children. Here’s Why.

Swedes Are Raising Stronger Children. Here’s Why.

When I taught homeschool seminars in Latin, history, and literature in Asheville, North Carolina, I would wait for a cold spell in February and then email my students to come to class dressed for the weather.

13-Year-Olds Given Mastectomies at California Clinic

13-Year-Olds Given Mastectomies at California Clinic

How old must a girl be to consent to a mastectomy?

The Alarming Findings of a New Study on Transgender Teens and Suicide

The Alarming Findings of a New Study on Transgender Teens and Suicide

The results of the study raise serious questions about how families, schools, doctors, government, and the media should grapple with the increasing number of children and teens who self-identify as transgender.

Do Participation Trophies Actually Make Kids Worse Off?

Do Participation Trophies Actually Make Kids Worse Off?

If we want students to try activities, to learn to work hard, to overcome challenges, and pursue their dreams, we need to stop demeaning their activities with something as flimsy as participation awards.

Seven Ways Men Are No Longer the ‘Privileged’ Sex

Seven Ways Men Are No Longer the ‘Privileged’ Sex

Once the “privileged” sex with many advantages, the American male now seems to be fighting an uphill battle to maintain a fair and reasonable position in society.

Is Male-Female Friendship Possible Outside of Marriage?

Is Male-Female Friendship Possible Outside of Marriage?

The minefield that is the millennial scene in which relationships – “The Friend Zone” - can remain undefined for months and years.

Can Highly Sensitive People Succeed in Parenting?

Can Highly Sensitive People Succeed in Parenting?

Do you struggle with loud noises? Startle easily? Get immediately overwhelmed by certain environments or find it incredibly difficult to switch off? Chances are you have a High Sensitivity Personality (HSP), or, in scientific terms, you may have Sensory Processing Sensitivity (SPS).

Does Family Bonding Reduce ADHD?

Does Family Bonding Reduce ADHD?

A new study hints that it may.

Three Ways We ‘Screwtape’ Our Families

Three Ways We ‘Screwtape’ Our Families

C.S. Lewis' demon Screwtape is a wily one... and those in families can be especially prone to falling into his trap.

The 3 Ways One Pioneer Mother Taught Her Children to Love Reading

The 3 Ways One Pioneer Mother Taught Her Children to Love Reading

The fact is, not every child in the world will turn into a stellar reader, sucking up information from books left and right. But there are a few simple ways adults can foster a love of reading in children.

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