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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.

College-Educated Women Can't Find Good Men
Harvard Professor: Discrimination Not the Cause of ‘Gender Pay Gap’

Harvard Professor: Discrimination Not the Cause of ‘Gender Pay Gap’

More evidence that men and women are naturally different?

Whoa… Doctor Links ADHD Diagnoses to Poor Parenting

Whoa… Doctor Links ADHD Diagnoses to Poor Parenting

Startling comments which go against conventional parenting tips.

There Used to Be No Such Thing as 'Adolescence' in America

There Used to Be No Such Thing as 'Adolescence' in America

Would we see a return in the ingenuity and enterprise which once made America great if today’s parents were quicker to cut the apron strings?

Psychologist: Rules Squash Children's Creativity

Psychologist: Rules Squash Children's Creativity

Psychologist Adam Grant claims that parents of highly creative children have an average of fewer than one rule.

Thomas Paine: School Choice Supporter?

Thomas Paine: School Choice Supporter?

School choice is hardly a modern idea dreamed up by the religious right.

Medical Doctor: 3 Ways to Avoid Raising Disrespectful Brats

Medical Doctor: 3 Ways to Avoid Raising Disrespectful Brats

Parents need to take back the authority they have turned over to their children.

7 Surprising Quotes from Margaret Sanger

7 Surprising Quotes from Margaret Sanger

She appears to have been a fan of eugenics.

Childhood Chores are a Predictor of Success

Childhood Chores are a Predictor of Success

The sooner the kids start, the better.

The Tragedy of Laquan McDonald

The Tragedy of Laquan McDonald

Let’s talk about root causes. 

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