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The Good Christian Men Will Be out There... Eventually

The Good Christian Men Will Be out There... Eventually

The good men will be out there eventually, they are just taking a very long time to mature.

'Where Do We Get Such Men?'

'Where Do We Get Such Men?'

What building blocks of virtue make up those men, young and old, who sacrifice themselves so that others may live?

What's Behind the Belief in a Soulmate?

What's Behind the Belief in a Soulmate?

It’s not surprising that even at a time when fewer Americans may be turning to God, they are still looking for their one true soulmate.

'Gray Divorce': Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places

'Gray Divorce': Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places

Some baby boomers are ending long term first marriages and jumping back into dating. But finding a new partner after a "gray divorce" is complicated.  

The Cost of Female Empowerment

The Cost of Female Empowerment

Female empowerment says women can be anything they want to be. But can they?

'Trans' Four-Year-Old: Sacrifice of the Innocent?

'Trans' Four-Year-Old: Sacrifice of the Innocent?

The High Court of the United Kingdom has decreed that social services cannot remove a four-year-old boy who identifies as a girl from a couple who have let “him” transition after sending the child to school in a girl’s uniform.

Friends Don’t Let Friends Marry the Wrong Person

Friends Don’t Let Friends Marry the Wrong Person

The birth of Prince Harry's son has caused the British tabloids to take a break from their favorite topic: the alleged feud between Prince Harry and his older brother Prince William.

The Silent Killer of Marriage and Family

The Silent Killer of Marriage and Family

It’s not just the free market or big government - there’s Big Sister too.

All Good Mothers Have One Trait in Common

All Good Mothers Have One Trait in Common

Motherhood is about love. And love — especially maternal love — is about sacrifice.            

What the NYT Fails to Mention About Dads and the Division of Labor at Home

What the NYT Fails to Mention About Dads and the Division of Labor at Home

Are dads shirking their duty by committing less time to child care or is there something else at play?

Be a Happier Parent... Or Laugh Trying

Be a Happier Parent... Or Laugh Trying

Parenting is hard, but it doesn't have to be a burden.

Why Good Books Are Better When You Talk About Them
Congratulations, Harry and Meghan! Now It’s Time for a Second Baby.

Congratulations, Harry and Meghan! Now It’s Time for a Second Baby.

Here’s the painful truth: society does not consider you to be a legitimate parent when you have only one child.

Why Schools Need a ‘Curriculum of Family’

Why Schools Need a ‘Curriculum of Family’

If we truly want our children to excel in the adult world, is it time we injected the “Curriculum of Family” into schools, giving parents more time to be an influence on their own children?

Keep Your Screens Away From My Kids!

Keep Your Screens Away From My Kids!

People never fail to ask me before feeding my kids anything, but I have never had anyone ask my permission before showing my kids a screen.

Why It's Important to Have Heroes

Why It's Important to Have Heroes

In having heroes “we make the best features of an historical person’s life” our own.

An Intellectual Takeout Obituary: Aaron Wolf

An Intellectual Takeout Obituary: Aaron Wolf

Our beloved Aaron Wolf passed away suddenly on Easter Sunday. It is a devastating loss to his family and a terrible loss to Chronicles, The Charlemagne Institute, and our cause. 

The ADHD Overdiagnosis Epidemic Is a Schooling Problem, Not a Child One
Vive La Différence: A Toast to Men and Women

Vive La Différence: A Toast to Men and Women

The tension, the delight, the mystery, the attractions between male and female, romance and courtship, the misunderstandings, the complementarity of various gifts physical, mental, and spiritual: I don’t know about you, but I’m raising a glass to diversity.

Old Kindergarten Requirements Suggest Today’s Classrooms Are Too Much, Too Soon

Old Kindergarten Requirements Suggest Today’s Classrooms Are Too Much, Too Soon

Once upon a time kids didn’t go to preschool. Or kindergarten. And when they did go to the latter, the expectations were much more kid-friendly and age appropriate.

The Value of a Self-Directed Summer for Kids

The Value of a Self-Directed Summer for Kids

This race to the elusive top is causing many young people to experience severe anxiety, depression, and hopelessness.

Why Can't We Handle Silence?

Why Can't We Handle Silence?

We aren’t meant for this noisy existence. In silence we are forced to confront that which is not right with ourselves, while in noise we escape.

Policing the Public Schools: How Schools Are Becoming Even More Like Prisons

Policing the Public Schools: How Schools Are Becoming Even More Like Prisons

Armed guards and police officers at schools are no guarantee of school safety and may cause more harm than good.

Ten Guides for Turning Boys Into Men

Ten Guides for Turning Boys Into Men

A young man needs guides, equipment, and maps for his journey. These books, and dozens of others, can serve him as a compass.

Easter Egg Hunts and Deluded Political Ideologies
How Women Can Determine Which Men Will Be Successful in Life

How Women Can Determine Which Men Will Be Successful in Life

Noah Webster offers some advice for women evaluating suitors.

Why Early Marriage Is Better Than We Thought

Why Early Marriage Is Better Than We Thought

Today’s young adults continually hear the go-to-college, get-into-grad-school, find-a-good-job mantra thrown at them. But would they find greater success and happiness if we began sounding the get-married mantra earlier in life?

The Zone of Adulthood

The Zone of Adulthood

Watching episodes of the 1960's show "The Twilight Zone," I noticed that we used to define adulthood as coming to accept that mankind's negative traits can be ameliorated, but not completely eradicated. 

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