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Is Gender Equality a Self-defeating Goal?

Is Gender Equality a Self-defeating Goal?

Gender equality aims at a self-sufficiency of sameness even in marriage and family life. How many people really prefer that?

Jordan Peterson and His Enemies

Jordan Peterson and His Enemies

The Canadian psychologist has set off left-wing ideological Geiger counters around the world, and for good reason.

Parents, If We’re Going to Have Smart Government—Teach Your Kids Civics

Parents, If We’re Going to Have Smart Government—Teach Your Kids Civics

Our students are ill-prepared to become voting adults, but the blame shouldn’t be placed squarely on our schools.

10 Steps to Becoming a Happy Parent

10 Steps to Becoming a Happy Parent

There’s no denying that parenting is tough work… but are we making it a lot harder than it needs to be?

Those With One Sexual Partner in Their Lifetime More Likely to Have Happy Marriage

Those With One Sexual Partner in Their Lifetime More Likely to Have Happy Marriage

It may not be the ideal found in our popular culture, post sexual revolution, but a new data analysis finds that having just one sexual partner makes for happier marriages.

Our Modern World’s Inability to Understand Fairy Tales

Our Modern World’s Inability to Understand Fairy Tales

Depriving our children of the beautiful mysteries they introduce would only ultimately impoverish us, and make us less human.

Why Women With Large Families Are Not Stupid

Why Women With Large Families Are Not Stupid

#PostcardsforMacron highlights one of the best ways a woman can expand her influence.

Homeschool Is Unconstitutional? That’s What Brazil’s Supreme Court Ruled.

Homeschool Is Unconstitutional? That’s What Brazil’s Supreme Court Ruled.

The idea that the state should protect children from their parents should be cause for astonishment among liberty defenders.

How Parents Can Be Friends with Their Adult Children

How Parents Can Be Friends with Their Adult Children

The relationship between child and parent changes once the child is an adult.  Adult children and parents can be friends.  It just takes some work.  

How to Prepare for Bad News?  Good literature and art.

How to Prepare for Bad News? Good literature and art.

Life will be filled with disappointment and grief.  You can prepare for setbacks by reading good literature. 

Something Wicked this Way Comes: Sexbots are in production

Something Wicked this Way Comes: Sexbots are in production

Sexbots used to be limited to science fiction movies. Now they are on the verge of being mass produced.  

What Princess Eugenie’s Wedding Reveals About Good Marriages

What Princess Eugenie’s Wedding Reveals About Good Marriages

A pre-nuptial interview provides interesting insight.

Would Women Be Happier Raising a Family Before College and Career?

Would Women Be Happier Raising a Family Before College and Career?

Could children come before tertiary education?

Why Feminists Hate Toxic Femininity

Why Feminists Hate Toxic Femininity

Feminists hate toxic femininity as much as they hate toxic masculinity.

A Progressive Explains Why the Left Downplays Family Structure

A Progressive Explains Why the Left Downplays Family Structure

Are we actually more bigoted and discriminatory toward children when we refuse to promote the traditional two-parent family?

Why Marriage Needs Strong Community to Survive

Why Marriage Needs Strong Community to Survive

It isn't just about "happily ever after." It's about community, and the lack of it is tearing our marriages apart.

A Former English Professor Explains Why She Homeschools Her Children

A Former English Professor Explains Why She Homeschools Her Children

Are homeschoolers the "keepers of the culture"?

Affirm Transgender Kids, Says American Academy of Pediatrics

Affirm Transgender Kids, Says American Academy of Pediatrics

No reason to question their gender choice.

Why Chesterton Would Classify Many Modern Individuals as ‘Half-Witted’

Why Chesterton Would Classify Many Modern Individuals as ‘Half-Witted’

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.  

Why We Hyperparent, Helicopter, and Heavily Manage Our Children

Why We Hyperparent, Helicopter, and Heavily Manage Our Children

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.

When a House was a Home

When a House was a Home

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.  

Taking The Hits: 7 Ways to Raise Tough Kids

Taking The Hits: 7 Ways to Raise Tough Kids

Raising kids to take the punches of life begins with simple things like daily chores and exercise.  

Does the Pill Degrade Women by Making Them Like Men?

Does the Pill Degrade Women by Making Them Like Men?

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?

Swedes Are Raising Stronger Children. Here’s Why.

Swedes Are Raising Stronger Children. Here’s Why.

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.

13-Year-Olds Given Mastectomies at California Clinic

13-Year-Olds Given Mastectomies at California Clinic

How old must a girl be to consent to a mastectomy?

The Alarming Findings of a New Study on Transgender Teens and Suicide

The Alarming Findings of a New Study on Transgender Teens and Suicide

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.

Do Participation Trophies Actually Make Kids Worse Off?

Do Participation Trophies Actually Make Kids Worse Off?

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.

Seven Ways Men Are No Longer the ‘Privileged’ Sex

Seven Ways Men Are No Longer the ‘Privileged’ Sex

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.

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