Family

Why Manners and Respect Classes Are Back (and a Big Hit with Children)

Why Manners and Respect Classes Are Back (and a Big Hit with Children)

Three reasons kids seem to revel in learning good manners.

Are Parents Responsible for the Troubled State of American Children?

Are Parents Responsible for the Troubled State of American Children?

Parenting is serious business, and if a couple decides to bear children, they must take the resulting guardianship seriously.

Mike Rowe Hits Hard for Fatherhood

Mike Rowe Hits Hard for Fatherhood

It’s the parents who have changed. It’s the parents who have put their own happiness above the best interests of their kids.

Most Marital Difficulties Stem from One Thing: Ego

Most Marital Difficulties Stem from One Thing: Ego

Are you on your partner’s side? If not, what do you think is getting in your way?

Rebuilding community starts with rebuilding family?

Rebuilding community starts with rebuilding family?

If it is in family that we are first provided security, love, community, and socialization, then it seems reasonable to ponder the link between the collapse of community and the collapse of the family.

We Don't Give Our Kids Exams. But That Does Not Mean They Are Not Tested.
The Killing of the American White Male

The Killing of the American White Male

Why are so many American white men killing themselves and others? And what’s to be done about this phenomenon?

Utah Gives Parents the Right to Parent

Utah Gives Parents the Right to Parent

It’s a sad commentary on American childhood when we need laws to protect parents from persecution for letting their kids walk, play, or stay unsupervised.

G.K. Chesterton: Women Shouldn't Pursue Careers?

G.K. Chesterton: Women Shouldn't Pursue Careers?

"I do not deny that women have been wronged and even tortured; but I doubt if they were ever tortured so much as they are tortured now by the absurd modern attempt to make them domestic empresses and competitive clerks at the same time."

5 Charts that Explain Why Millennials Are Not Having Children

5 Charts that Explain Why Millennials Are Not Having Children

Based on trends in costs, it’s evident why many families are choosing to have fewer children – or in some cases, no children at all.

Parents, Stop Doing Your Child’s Homework

Parents, Stop Doing Your Child’s Homework

It can be quite tempting for parents who want to see their child succeed in everything to interfere and do the work for the child.

The Sexual Revolution’s Unwanted Progeny

The Sexual Revolution’s Unwanted Progeny

Did the sexual revolution erode men's sense of responsibility toward pregnant women?

Short Engagement, Long Marriages: How the Greatest Generation built a Life

Short Engagement, Long Marriages: How the Greatest Generation built a Life

Quick engagements and long marriages worked for the Greatest Generation. Could such a model work today? 

4 Things Every Man Should Look for in a Wife

4 Things Every Man Should Look for in a Wife

The life and words of Patrick Henry shed some light on the path to a happy, lasting marriage.

Should Teens Be Taught Parenting Skills?

Should Teens Be Taught Parenting Skills?

With two children in tow, another one on the way, and a great deal of time in the public eye, the Duchess of Cambridge is undoubtedly one of the world’s foremost mothers.

Creativity Scores in America Have Steadily Declined Since 1990. Why?

Creativity Scores in America Have Steadily Declined Since 1990. Why?

As schooling has expanded over the past several decades, consuming more of childhood than ever before, and becoming more standardized and restrictive, it should be no surprise that American creativity has simultaneously plummeted.

You Married the 'Wrong One' - Now What?

You Married the 'Wrong One' - Now What?

We have gone from sanctioning divorce only in very difficult cases to viewing it as the legitimate answer for people who are not completely happy all the time.

Professional Matchmaking is on the Rise. Why?

Professional Matchmaking is on the Rise. Why?

The difficulty in finding a mate is causing many young and middle-age individuals to embrace an old – and often ridiculed – approach to dating known as matchmaking.

Why Teens Rarely Babysit Anymore

Why Teens Rarely Babysit Anymore

Is it time adults recognize that children are capable of far greater responsibility at vastly younger ages than those at which we begin to give them freedom?

Socialists and Capitalists Alike See No Need to Protect the Traditional Family, Chesterton Argued

Socialists and Capitalists Alike See No Need to Protect the Traditional Family, Chesterton Argued

In 'What’s Wrong with the World,' G.K. Chesterton argued that capitalists and socialists alike show little interest in defending our most basic social unit.

Motherhood: What Women Really Want (and Many Aren’t Getting)

Motherhood: What Women Really Want (and Many Aren’t Getting)

Today's society works overtime to proclaim its devotion to women and their right to be anything they want to be... but does it ignore a woman's foremost desire?

John Locke’s 3 Tips for Raising Financially Independent Children

John Locke’s 3 Tips for Raising Financially Independent Children

The habits families model or teach to their children – whether in spending or saving – will likely get passed on to each generation whether they are wise or not.

‘Happy You Day’: Mother’s Day Cards Go Gender-Neutral in UK

‘Happy You Day’: Mother’s Day Cards Go Gender-Neutral in UK

Transgender rights campaigner Karen Pollock is credited with the push for such cards. She also suggests the name of the holiday be changed to “Mothering Sunday.”

American Parents Spend 6 Hours Per Week on Their Kids’ Homework

American Parents Spend 6 Hours Per Week on Their Kids’ Homework

That's equal to an entire day of school. 

Working Mom: Stop Marginalizing Stay-at-Home Parenting

Working Mom: Stop Marginalizing Stay-at-Home Parenting

The idea that women have been freed from the chains of full-time motherhood to pursue more meaningful work is sexism disguised as enlightenment.

This 1835 Description of Europe Explains Modern America’s Agitation

This 1835 Description of Europe Explains Modern America’s Agitation

There's a major ingredient Americans have cast aside which may be causing today's chaos.

Want Boys to Become Men? Teach Them the Classical Virtues

Want Boys to Become Men? Teach Them the Classical Virtues

“I don’t really know what it means to be a boy besides physical attributes.”

Why Not Wife-Swapping?

Why Not Wife-Swapping?

Does sexual freedom extend to cases of wife-swapping?

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