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How to Make Friends as a Lonely Adult

How to Make Friends as a Lonely Adult

Friend matchmakers are now a thing. Why do we have so much trouble making friends on our own?

Is the Parenting Gig Just Too Much Work?

Is the Parenting Gig Just Too Much Work?

Is it really worth it to have a baby? One podcast examines the ups and downs of parenting as a couple figures out if they want children of their own.

The 'OK Boomer' Meme Comes From a Place of Insecurity

The 'OK Boomer' Meme Comes From a Place of Insecurity

A society that has abandoned religion, as ours has done, also fears death, which in turn leads to contempt for older generations.

Pagan Son

Pagan Son

The rejection of our culture's archetypical and actual fatherhood leaves us all orphans searching for meaning. 

Parents, Your Kids Are More Flexible Than You Are

Parents, Your Kids Are More Flexible Than You Are

Perhaps we make parenting more complicated than we need to. 

Maternity Retailer Files for Bankruptcy

Maternity Retailer Files for Bankruptcy

What does the closing of a major retailer of maternity clothes indicate about our demographics?

Copycatting Melania Trump

Copycatting Melania Trump

Melania Trump is a model first lady. We can learn a lot from her humility. 

When Will #MeToo Blow the Whistle on IVF Clinic Pornography?

When Will #MeToo Blow the Whistle on IVF Clinic Pornography?

IVF porn is one of those sordid things that everyone knows about but no one has the stomach to talk about.

Should Parents Be Paid?

Should Parents Be Paid?

Society will pay if we don't value parents; should we start now? 

How Children Learn the Humanity of Trade

How Children Learn the Humanity of Trade

Here's a great way to teach kids about markets. 

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.

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