Family

The Declining Importance of the Family

The Declining Importance of the Family

Nowhere is the concern with the problem of community in Western society more intense than with respect to the family.

Can Religion Help Rejuvenate the Black Community?

Can Religion Help Rejuvenate the Black Community?

By sidelining religion, have we unintentionally contributed to other economic, social, and political problems which plague American life?

New Study: Private School Students Ahead of Their Public School Peers by Two Years

New Study: Private School Students Ahead of Their Public School Peers by Two Years

...even after adjusting for background differences.
 

Australia Discovers that Its Homeschool Students are Far Above Average

Australia Discovers that Its Homeschool Students are Far Above Average

A parliamentary enquiry showed that homeschoolers scored 70 points higher on national assessments.

Is It Okay for Men and Women to Have Different Roles?

Is It Okay for Men and Women to Have Different Roles?

The Gates Foundation wants women to do less "unpaid work".

4 Ways Parents Can Encourage Their Children to Read Good Books

4 Ways Parents Can Encourage Their Children to Read Good Books

Directing children to worthwhile reading material requires more than picking up a book and handing it to them.

Wow… Only 28% of Parents Require Their Children to do Chores

Wow… Only 28% of Parents Require Their Children to do Chores

Are parents missing a great chance to give their children a successful start in life?

Why It's Harmful to Reward Children for Everything

Why It's Harmful to Reward Children for Everything

"In some cases, children are offered rewards not only for mundane tasks like tooth-brushing, but also for what social scientists call pro-social behavior..."

4 Reasons Why This Teacher Now Supports Homeschooling

4 Reasons Why This Teacher Now Supports Homeschooling

"If every student in my classroom were a radio, my home-schooled student was the one whose switch was turned on.”

New Study Suggests Manners Might Reduce Obesity

New Study Suggests Manners Might Reduce Obesity

Would the physical and emotional health of American families improve if they returned to having more mannerly and leisurely dinners together?

Many New Toys Leave No Room for Imagination

Many New Toys Leave No Room for Imagination

“Imagination does not stir at the suggestion of the feeble, much-diluted stuff that is too often put into children’s hands.”

New Study: Parenting More Effective than Ritalin for ADHD

New Study: Parenting More Effective than Ritalin for ADHD

Children who went through "behavior modification" treatment saw significant benefits.

Colleges Are Eagerly Accepting Homeschooled Kids

Colleges Are Eagerly Accepting Homeschooled Kids

What socialization critics never expected...

What’s Really Causing So Many School Suspensions

What’s Really Causing So Many School Suspensions

The answer shouldn't surprise us.

Children Should Learn about TANSTAAFL

Children Should Learn about TANSTAAFL

...and they probably won't learn about it in school.

Parenting Doesn’t Have to be So Expensive

Parenting Doesn’t Have to be So Expensive

Many American families are choosing to make raising a child more expensive than it needs to be.

Revered Philosopher: Children Actually Want Parents to Lay Down the Law

Revered Philosopher: Children Actually Want Parents to Lay Down the Law

So much for "friendship" parenting...

The return of the housewife

The return of the housewife

Women are reclaiming the word “housewife” as old-fashioned homemaking comes back into vogue.

T.S. Eliot on Early Childhood Education

T.S. Eliot on Early Childhood Education

We're in a Catch-22 when it comes to parenting and education.

Cohabitation is Socially Acceptable, But is it Socially Beneficial?

Cohabitation is Socially Acceptable, But is it Socially Beneficial?

The American College of Pediatricians has something to say about that.

Less Freedom and Equality, more Justice?

Less Freedom and Equality, more Justice?

We need less ideology in our discourse and decision making. 

Parenting: It's Okay to Rely on Common Sense

Parenting: It's Okay to Rely on Common Sense

Too many parents today seek advice elsewhere, rather than simply trusting themselves.

Homeschooling, Socialization, and the New Groupthink

Homeschooling, Socialization, and the New Groupthink

If your goal for your children is a lifetime of government work, then by all means send them to public school: the bigger, the better.

NARAL Calls Caring, Involved Fathers ‘Sexist’?

NARAL Calls Caring, Involved Fathers ‘Sexist’?

Perhaps we need more “YOU’RE MESSING WITH THE WRONG DADDY” fathers after all.

6 Thoughts from Famous Americans on Love and Marriage

6 Thoughts from Famous Americans on Love and Marriage

Ben Franklin's statement is rather shocking...

What is a friend?

What is a friend?

A new Oxford study shows that your Facebook friends are probably fakes.

Proposal Advocates Raising the Gun Age to 25

Proposal Advocates Raising the Gun Age to 25

It raises some deep questions.

In Chicago, it’s Not the Cops doing the Killing

In Chicago, it’s Not the Cops doing the Killing

Already 290 shootings and over 50 dead in 2016. There's only been one police shooting.

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