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Why Children Ask 'Why' (And How You Should Answer Them)

Why Children Ask 'Why' (And How You Should Answer Them)

Giving a good answer to a ‘Why?’ question is not just a philosophical abstraction.

Nation’s Longest Wed Couple Reveals the Secret to a Good Marriage

Nation’s Longest Wed Couple Reveals the Secret to a Good Marriage

A New Zealand couple are honored for their fidelity.

How Religion in America Differed From Religion in Europe

How Religion in America Differed From Religion in Europe

Alexis de Tocqueville noticed an important difference during his travels in the 1830s.  

Study: Unhappy New Marriages Usually Turn in to Happy Ones

Study: Unhappy New Marriages Usually Turn in to Happy Ones

Would couples find the happy marriage they want if they were willing to weather the storm instead of simply jumping ship?

20 Life Experiences Every Child Should Have

20 Life Experiences Every Child Should Have

Would we see a stronger generation of adults if parents let their children navigate the school of hard knocks a little more often?

Entire Homeschooling Family Kidnapped by the State

Entire Homeschooling Family Kidnapped by the State

Harris spent time researching homeschooling, which she ultimately decided was the best direction for her family. Unfortunately, the state disagreed.

Why We Should Stop Drugging Our Kids

Why We Should Stop Drugging Our Kids

Rather than suppressing our kids’ natural behavior with powerful medications, maybe we need to learn to suppress our own.

Study: Cohabitation Far Less Stable for Children Than Marriage

Study: Cohabitation Far Less Stable for Children Than Marriage

 Children born into cohabiting families are about twice as likely to see their parents split, a new study found.

Happy 150th Birthday, Laura Ingalls Wilder

Happy 150th Birthday, Laura Ingalls Wilder

One hundred-fifty years later, the small details and great themes of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s life still matter.

Battling Porn With Virtue Education (and Common Sense)

Battling Porn With Virtue Education (and Common Sense)

According to recent estimates, the average age at which boys now begin use of Internet pornography is 11.

Student Disrespect Takes Down Another Teacher

Student Disrespect Takes Down Another Teacher

In case one needed further evidence that American schools are in chaos, the video below will put any doubts to rest.

Raising Honest Kids in a Post-Truth World

Raising Honest Kids in a Post-Truth World

We need to fight back against a culture that tells our kids that truthfulness does not matter.

Euthanasia Could Save Canada Millions in Healthcare Costs

Euthanasia Could Save Canada Millions in Healthcare Costs

“Medical assistance in dying" could save Canada as much as $138.8 million annually.

Do Men Secretly Want Stay-at-Home Wives?

Do Men Secretly Want Stay-at-Home Wives?

Are men afraid to tell women their true desires?

Second Grade Reading Textbooks: 1879 vs. Today

Second Grade Reading Textbooks: 1879 vs. Today

There are two major differences between the texts used today and those used in the schools of the past.
 

Is Parental Fear of Boredom Overworking Kids?

Is Parental Fear of Boredom Overworking Kids?

Growing up, I knew better than to utter those two infamous words of childhood: “I’m bored.”

Our Culture is Dead

Our Culture is Dead

Anthony Esolen isn’t saying our culture is vulgar and debased. He’s saying it no longer exists.

Is it Still Important to Teach Children to Sew?

Is it Still Important to Teach Children to Sew?

"I think the disconnection [to sewing] comes from schools. They don’t have life-learning events in schools anymore...."

How to Break the Deadbeat Dad Cycle

How to Break the Deadbeat Dad Cycle

A new NYU study suggests men want to be better dads—many just don’t know how.

Systemic Racism or the Collapse of the Family?

Systemic Racism or the Collapse of the Family?

Those on the left and right have very different “what’s wrong with America” narratives—especially on the subject of race.

Is Ivanka Making Motherhood Great Again?

Is Ivanka Making Motherhood Great Again?

Kate Middleton has done an exceptional job of making motherhood glam again. ... Like Middleton, Ivanka has allowed herself to be defined by motherhood.

On Ben Franklin's Letter to an Atheist

On Ben Franklin's Letter to an Atheist

In a 1757 letter, Ben Franklin scolded a friend preparing to publish an atheist tract. But was Franklin's reason sound? 

Should Mothers Be Paid to Stay Home?

Should Mothers Be Paid to Stay Home?

Given there are many incentives to work outside the home, are mothers who choose to care for their children themselves now being discriminated against?

Raising Sons in the Age of Trump

Raising Sons in the Age of Trump

Many women find themselves terrified of raising male children in 'Trump's America.' 

Don’t Be Outraged by this Teacher’s Dating Advice. Pass it On!

Don’t Be Outraged by this Teacher’s Dating Advice. Pass it On!

The idea that women and men had different roles on dates was not such a radical idea once upon a time.

Would Bradley Manning’s Sentence Have Been Commuted?

Would Bradley Manning’s Sentence Have Been Commuted?

In an age in which sexual and racial identity dominate American politics, it’s a question that seemed to be on a lot of minds.

Stem Cell Science Could Soon Make Sex Obsolete (or Largely Recreational)

Stem Cell Science Could Soon Make Sex Obsolete (or Largely Recreational)

Scientists are close to finding out how to create eggs and sperm in a Petri dish. 

These Eight US States have Shrunk in 2016

These Eight US States have Shrunk in 2016

U.S. population growth is at an 80 year low.

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