Are homeschoolers the "keepers of the culture"?
No reason to question their gender choice.
Chesterton notes that our birthdays are important for two reasons. First, they remind us that we have been given another year of life. Second, they remind us that we are celebrating the creation of something in which we played no role at all.
As the post-Millennial generation starts to leave the nest, growing numbers of professors and employers are noticing something that therapists have been discussing for awhile: this generation is far too fragile.
Most modern homes are stylish but not cozy, functional but not warm. But having the whole family over can be a way to recreate the coziness which earlier generations enjoyed.
Raising kids to take the punches of life begins with simple things like daily chores and exercise.
Many American women have swallowed the pill and the feminist promise of equality that it sells without question. But is that something we should rethink?
When I taught homeschool seminars in Latin, history, and literature in Asheville, North Carolina, I would wait for a cold spell in February and then email my students to come to class dressed for the weather.
How old must a girl be to consent to a mastectomy?
The results of the study raise serious questions about how families, schools, doctors, government, and the media should grapple with the increasing number of children and teens who self-identify as transgender.
If we want students to try activities, to learn to work hard, to overcome challenges, and pursue their dreams, we need to stop demeaning their activities with something as flimsy as participation awards.
Once the “privileged” sex with many advantages, the American male now seems to be fighting an uphill battle to maintain a fair and reasonable position in society.
The minefield that is the millennial scene in which relationships – “The Friend Zone” - can remain undefined for months and years.
Do you struggle with loud noises? Startle easily? Get immediately overwhelmed by certain environments or find it incredibly difficult to switch off? Chances are you have a High Sensitivity Personality (HSP), or, in scientific terms, you may have Sensory Processing Sensitivity (SPS).
A new study hints that it may.
C.S. Lewis' demon Screwtape is a wily one... and those in families can be especially prone to falling into his trap.
The fact is, not every child in the world will turn into a stellar reader, sucking up information from books left and right. But there are a few simple ways adults can foster a love of reading in children.
Who profits from the dismantling of the black family in the United States? Somebody does. Who profits from the collapse of the white working class family? Somebody does.
Teaching "stranger danger" to children is a bad idea. It cannot be enforced and it hinders a child's ability to learn how to interact with adults. In addition, it ignores the fact that the adults most dangerous to children are not strangers.
Chesterton marveled at how suffragettes were willing to punch policeman in 1911 England. But he wondered whether the drive to obtain the vote for women obscured the real power which women have in society.
Putting off having children robs them of your youth.
A British aristocrat has daughters but no sons, thus his title and estate must pass to a distant male relative. It’s the classic plot device in many famous stories – ranging from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice to the TV show Downton Abbey.
In response to the Viganò Testimony, Pennsylvania Attorney General weighs in with even more damaging news for the Vatican.
In his 11-page account, Viganò ultimately calls for the resignation of Pope Francis and alleges that the Pontiff actually played a role in the cover-up of McCarrick’s decades of sexual abuse, covering for him “to the bitter end”.
Why have good manners become an object of scorn?
Parents today are less afraid that their child will be kidnapped or hit by a car if they let them play outside and much more afraid that an onlooker will call the cops on them.
The curative for a society drowning in busyness?
Children obviously need to learn to delay their gratification. Here are three ways to teach young children a little self discipline.