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How Playing Boardgames Can Help Us Live Better Lives
Against ‘Scruffy Hospitality’

Against ‘Scruffy Hospitality’

Hospitality doesn't have to be Pinterest perfect, but it should be presentable. 

Women Can’t Have It All

Women Can’t Have It All

Girls need to know that they have a choice when they stand on the threshold of adulthood, and that it’s perfectly acceptable to solely choose the so-called old-fashioned, unpopular way.

Canadian Court Strips Father of Rights, Allowing Teen to Transition Against His Wishes

Canadian Court Strips Father of Rights, Allowing Teen to Transition Against His Wishes

A transgender teenager is being allowed to continue a transition from female to male, in spite of her father's objections and request for further information.

Ignoring Adult Porn Is a Disaster for Our Children

Ignoring Adult Porn Is a Disaster for Our Children

We tolerate adult pornography, but not child sexual abuse imagery. Why? 

Teens With Strong Family Ties Can Ward Off Depression

Teens With Strong Family Ties Can Ward Off Depression

Social Demographers: 'Mental health benefits of cohesive family relationships during adolescence last through midlife.'

Why Families With Children Should Consider Owning a Pet

Why Families With Children Should Consider Owning a Pet

In today's world it's important to remember pets are an addition to a family, not a replacement.

Free Kids, Free Society: Overcoming the Myths of ‘Safetyism’

Free Kids, Free Society: Overcoming the Myths of ‘Safetyism’

With freer kids, we might just gain a freer society.

Can Babies Defeat Marx?

Can Babies Defeat Marx?

Perhaps instead of running from children, the current child-bearing generation needs to embrace them.

'It Should Not Be This Hard to Raise a Family'

'It Should Not Be This Hard to Raise a Family'

Evidence suggests it is not simply a question of rising costs. 

How Romanticism Encouraged the Decline of Marriage

How Romanticism Encouraged the Decline of Marriage

Marriage is growing rare, even obsolete. It might be because of Romanticism. 

Father Loss and Narcissism: Is There a Connection?

Father Loss and Narcissism: Is There a Connection?

Could the revival of good, solid, supportive fathers sound the death knell for our self-absorbed society?

Politics is Crowding Out Culture and Childhood

Politics is Crowding Out Culture and Childhood

Greta needs time to grow.

Middle-Aged Men Are Part of the Loneliness Epidemic, Too

Middle-Aged Men Are Part of the Loneliness Epidemic, Too

In our concern for endemic loneliness, let's remember middle-aged men. 

What’s Driving the Ballooning Support Staff in Public Schools?

What’s Driving the Ballooning Support Staff in Public Schools?

If we want schools to be surrogate parents, then perhaps we must accept the increased expenditures which come with more staff.

Begotten, Not Made: Revisiting the Morality of Surrogacy

Begotten, Not Made: Revisiting the Morality of Surrogacy

Should we respond to the pain of infertility by making some mothers into birthers? What are the consequences for defining mother or child?

When Students Melt Down Over a 'B'

When Students Melt Down Over a 'B'

Many American students measure their success and self-worth by their grades. How did we get to this point?

How to Change Victimhood Culture in a Few, Short Years

How to Change Victimhood Culture in a Few, Short Years

There's hope for the entitlement culture.

The Youth Mental Health Crisis: What Does It All Mean?

The Youth Mental Health Crisis: What Does It All Mean?

More than one-in-five American college students experiences severe depression, a sharp increase from a decade ago. What's causing this troubling trend?

Australian Doctors Are Bullying Parents of Transgender Children

Australian Doctors Are Bullying Parents of Transgender Children

Medical professionals are bullying parents into conforming to transgender expectations of medical treatment, without the full background information they need.

How to Make the Thrill of Love Return in Marriage

How to Make the Thrill of Love Return in Marriage

Falling out of love does not mean that the thrill of romance will never return.

Hot-Car Deaths Are Heartbreaking, but Shouldn’t Be an Excuse for More Regulation

Hot-Car Deaths Are Heartbreaking, but Shouldn’t Be an Excuse for More Regulation

The honorable goal of preventing children's deaths has unitended consquenes when government regulations come into play.

Spreading Their Wings: How to Help Young People Succeed in College

Spreading Their Wings: How to Help Young People Succeed in College

It’s that time of year and that time of life.

Why ‘Adult Recess’ Is Becoming a Trend

Why ‘Adult Recess’ Is Becoming a Trend

Is it time our society grew up?

Dilemmas of the 21st-Century American Parent

Dilemmas of the 21st-Century American Parent

We are letting our children down with our desire for quick fixes and convenient “solutions” that don’t come close to identifying underlying problems.

How Bad Is the Dating Scene in American Churches?

How Bad Is the Dating Scene in American Churches?

“Where are the good Christian men?” That question is being asked by single Christian women across America.

Yes, We Have Ruined Childhood. But There’s Hope for Restoration.

Yes, We Have Ruined Childhood. But There’s Hope for Restoration.

Kim Brooks suggests that childhood has been ruined by many culprits including screens, food, and lack of play. But she also believes that our approach to child-rearing has undergone a dramatic change.

Surprising Parenting Advice From 'Vanity Fair'

Surprising Parenting Advice From 'Vanity Fair'

Thackeray was a brilliant observer of human nature. His advice on how to raise children deserves to be taken into consideration.

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