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The Push to Give Elsa a Girlfriend

The Push to Give Elsa a Girlfriend

'Imagine it … a Disney princess who is gay and happy at the same time.'

Do Children Learn to Read Better From Their Parents?

Do Children Learn to Read Better From Their Parents?

Today, 14 percent of adults can’t read, and of those who can, only 13 percent are able to do so proficiently.

3 Non-Medicating Ways to Reduce Anxiety in Our Children

3 Non-Medicating Ways to Reduce Anxiety in Our Children

Would we see happier, more functional American families if parents made a more conscious effort to slow down, eliminate distractions, and spend quality time with their children?  

Are Unmarried Cohabiting Parents as Effective as Married Ones?

Are Unmarried Cohabiting Parents as Effective as Married Ones?

Modern society has come to accept cohabitation out of a desire to be open-minded.

Why Not Polygamy?

Why Not Polygamy?

A Muslim academic explains how monogamy degrades many Muslim women.

One Simple Way to Keep Your Child from Being a Reading Statistic

One Simple Way to Keep Your Child from Being a Reading Statistic

Between 2011 and 2015 the number of American adults who didn’t read a book in the course of a single year went from 1 in 5 to fewer than 1 in 4.

Ladies, You Need to Stop Husband-Shaming

Ladies, You Need to Stop Husband-Shaming

Women who shame their husbands in this manner, and others who encourage that behavior by sharing these posts, are detonating marriages for the sake of a laugh and a click.

We Need to Stop Pushing Everyone Toward College

We Need to Stop Pushing Everyone Toward College

College graduates who borrowed excessively in the last ten years are beginning to see that student debt isn’t quite the path to success they envisioned.

Does 'Comprehensive Sex Ed' Rob Children of Innocence?

Does 'Comprehensive Sex Ed' Rob Children of Innocence?

The latest development of sexual education is likely to leave many parents outraged.

Is the Disappearance of a Sabbath Linked to Family Decline?

Is the Disappearance of a Sabbath Linked to Family Decline?

A new poll shows traditional, family-related Sabbath activities have plummeted in recent years.

The Top Thing Parents Can Do to Turn Kids into Successful Adults

The Top Thing Parents Can Do to Turn Kids into Successful Adults

And only one in four parents are doing it, according to a recent report.

Are We Discouraging Mothers from Their Most Important Work?

Are We Discouraging Mothers from Their Most Important Work?

Do we need to reconsider the mass societal encouragement of the two-parent income?

Is too much 'stuff' affecting our ability to be content?

Is too much 'stuff' affecting our ability to be content?

Before we complain about how much children cost, shouldn't we examine how many unnecessary things we have?

Childless Women Now Want ‘Me-ternity’ Leave?!?

Childless Women Now Want ‘Me-ternity’ Leave?!?

The reasoning behind the “meternity” is that women get burned out easier than men and need some time away from the office.

3 Simple Criteria for Choosing Books

3 Simple Criteria for Choosing Books

Three ways adults, parents, and teachers can guide the reading habits of young people.

Why feminists hate Lord of the Rings

Why feminists hate Lord of the Rings

"...it has been my nightmare that J.R.R. Tolkien would turn out to be the most influential writer of the twentieth century." 

Children Help Adults to Grow Up

Children Help Adults to Grow Up

Consequently, an absence of children in society will also lead increasingly to an absence of grown-ups. 

The Moment of Conception is Marked (Literally) by Fireworks. Just Watch

The Moment of Conception is Marked (Literally) by Fireworks. Just Watch

A burst of light marks the moment when human sperm meets an egg. 

10 Ways to Avoid Picky Eater Syndrome

10 Ways to Avoid Picky Eater Syndrome

For many parents, the most traumatic family battles are fought at the very place which should be a place of harmony and connection: the dinner table.

10 Habits That Might Be Killing Your Child’s Interest in Reading

10 Habits That Might Be Killing Your Child’s Interest in Reading

1. Make sure you put a television set and a computer in every room. (Don’t forget the kitchen!)

Why European Children Are Less Noisy Than American Children

Why European Children Are Less Noisy Than American Children

Europeans and Americans treat public places very differently. 

Should Children Have Rights?

Should Children Have Rights?

Is there a way to give children rights without raising them to be ill-behaved little terrors?

How Parents Are Slowly Ceding Authority to Children

How Parents Are Slowly Ceding Authority to Children

Note to self: You're the parent. You're the parent. You're the parent...

Canning is Getting Popular Again

Canning is Getting Popular Again

Three reasons which may be driving the resurgence.

A 1st-Century Roman Teacher on How to Raise a Genius

A 1st-Century Roman Teacher on How to Raise a Genius

Do we have a lot more "geniuses" in this country than we realize?

'Alloparenting' Is Not a Replacement for the Traditional Family

'Alloparenting' Is Not a Replacement for the Traditional Family

Alloparenting consists in both extended family and non-related people, mostly female, being primary or regular caregivers for young children, especially infants.

Why French Parents Are Still the Boss of Their Kids

Why French Parents Are Still the Boss of Their Kids

"The symptoms were obvious. I cajoled. French parents did not cajole. I wheedled. French parents definitely did not wheedle."

Why Will and Kate Dress Their Kids in Traditional Clothing

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