To commemorate my 25th wedding anniversary this week to my husband, Jesse, I asked readers on Facebook to share their own secrets to a long happy marriage.
Big families are fairly accustomed to questions, remarks, and strange looks, and generally take it in stride. We get it. We’re a bit of a distraction – or maybe attraction – out in public.
The beloved teacher from Jane Eyre provides some food for thought on mothering.
We have a secret weapon to take back ownership of our fates.
The art of happiness requires the gift of beautifying daily life with the gracious touches that decorate rooms, select elegant clothing, bring cheer into others’ lives, create hospitable social occasions, and cultivate the manners that create harmony and affability in human relationships.
Comfortable shoes, Thanksgiving turkeys, and geometry can all teach us about happiness and the Divine.
Unfortunately there is a large gulf between the headlines and the data.
"The Dating Project" reveals one possible reason.
This is where attaining strong literacy and numeracy skills meet individual interests and innate childhood curiosity.
Grandmothers can throw out some strange advice. And while it comes with varying degrees of apparent relevance, it often does contain quite a bit of wisdom.
Most children spend their summers going from one camp to the next, busily engaged in anything and everything their parents can come up with, never having a moment to catch their breath. But that may be changing.
The Reproductive FACT Act, “likely violates the First Amendment” and “unduly burdens protected speech.”
The Trump administration is simply doing what it is constitutionally charged with doing—enforcing the law.
Owning pets is wonderful and quite rewarding in its own way. But please do not compare it with child-rearing.
The Trump Administration is separating families to stop illegal immigration. How about separated families at home?
Lost in the emotional social media posts and virtue-signaling are serious questions that should be asked.
Religious organizations and other charities are scooping up billions in government funds earmarked for refugees and illegal immigrants. Are we at all surprised that they want to maintain the status quo?
'Incredibles 2' has a lot to do with the virtues of a system that allows individuals to find out what they can do well and how those abilities can serve others for their good.
Can you figure out someone’s political leanings based on their child’s name? A research team at University of Chicago suggests you can.
The raccoon that scaled the UBS building in Saint Paul, Minnesota took Twitter by storm.
Today’s children are experiencing a barrage of new books – in school, in libraries, and even at home – which encourage them to fight for social justice, to question the past and its authorities, to assert their own opinions and fight for them.
This is my life: Imagine a dagger thrust into your solar plexus. Now imagine that dagger with you at every step of life, whether it be the mundane or the joyous, such as the birth of your child or the celebration of a wedding anniversary. Grinding, penetrating, endless pain.
With the sudden passing of designer Kate Spade and TV personality Anthony Bourdain—both of whom authorities believe took their own life—it’s easy to wonder if an epidemic of suicide is upon us.
"They're not asked to do anything to contribute to a neighborhood or family or community," Lewis told NPR. "And that really erodes their sense of self-worth."
Some of these questions may seem intrusive, even outrageous. But you should have answers to all of them if this man is going to be the father of your children.
Are homeschoolers really these brilliant geniuses who have the genetic capability to be brainiacs… or is there something more to their success?
Encouraging boys to embrace girl toys and behaviors is growing in popularity, particularly with rising interest in gender neutral child-rearing. But is it the best move for boys?
The sixth grade curriculum includes lessons on gender identity, birth control, the stages of sex, STDs, HIV, and pregnancy.