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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 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?
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....
With the sudden passing of designer Kate Spade and TV personality
"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."
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.
On a purely selfish level, is marriage still worth the struggle and fuss?
According to psychologists Philip and Carolyn Cowan, there are a few well-researched, but often overlooked aspects to ensuring solid development in a child’s life.
Rob Henderson overcame the odds of broken homes and foster care and graduated from Yale. His experiences have convinced him that two parents are essential to the well-being of children.
If we want to cultivate an attitude of respect and gratefulness in our children, is throwing an extravagant birthday the way to achieve it?
Parents who remove their children from the confines of the conventional classroom are not running away from reality. They are running towards it.
If you want to understand what will likely happen politically in ten years, simply look at the cultural beliefs of the younger Americans and how they live their lives. Politics and policy will eventually conform.
Is it time to stop treating the traditional, rough-and-tumble boy like a dangerous creature who must be toned down to suit feminized society?
As anyone who has ever changed a diaper will tell you, obtaining consent for it isn’t as easy as getting a few coos and giggles.
Have you instilled this quality in your child?
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who will wed on Saturday, should not be lulled into a false sense of security by the positive coverage they’ve been receiving.
Do women and young girls need to realize that being a wife and a mother is not a life of drudgery and oblivion?
A weekend fasting from personal devices.
Is self-control something you can acquire, like a new language or a taste for opera? Or is it one of those things you either have or don’t, like fashion sense or a knack for telling a good joke?
While it’s worthwhile to explore the pros and cons of attachment parenting, Tiger Moms, or free-range concepts, do we get too caught up in these theories? And in so doing, do we forget the basics every parent should pass on to a child in order...
Is the education system trying to replace the core unit it desperately needs to back it up?
If you have a child who is a fussy eater, you’re not alone. Almost half of all children will go through a fussy eating period in the early years.
Some of this is likely due to Joanna Gaines’ celebrity status. But after looking through her cookbook, I can’t help but wonder if there’s something more than popularity generating the chart-topping sales.
Initially, the bill tried to mandate fire inspections of all homeschooling families. Then the proposal was amended—this time to force homeschooling families to give out private information about the names and address of...
The most obvious issue is this: “What is the meaning and value of a single human life?”
I can think of no worse situation than having to choose whether or not to continue treating my child. Actually, that’s not true. There is a worse situation.
In the more than 80 hours of sex ed that kids are subjected to during their public school career, children are asked to become experts on every contraceptive drug and device imaginable, and yet no time is spent on how to form healthy marriages...
It's not as difficult as many would believe.
Observant students tend to be more conscientious and cooperative.
Is it time to return to the wisdom Barbara Bush presented at Wellesley so many years ago?
"The culture of the group of which your child is a part growing up will be the culture he or she adopts as their own."
Our modern homeschooling freedoms come with the responsibility to protect those freedoms.
Hollywood's Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson and his partner have another daughter on the way.
One of the overarching desires in life – whether we admit it or not – is to simply be happy. We know it’s not always feasible or realistic, yet it’s something we desire on some level—for ourselves, our spouses, and most especially, our...
Those in the medical community are beginning to speak up about the dangers of helping children transition to the opposite sex.
It’s all well and good to praise a girl for being a success in school, but when we do so, we should also consider the message it sends to her.
Three reasons kids seem to revel in learning good manners.
Parenting is serious business, and if a couple decides to bear children, they must take the resulting guardianship seriously.
It’s the parents who have changed. It’s the parents who have put their own happiness above the best interests of their kids.
Are you on your partner’s side? If not, what do you think is getting in your way?
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.
True discipline is self-imposed.
Why are so many American white men killing themselves and others? And what’s to be done about this phenomenon?
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.
"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."
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.
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.
Did the sexual revolution erode men's sense of responsibility toward pregnant women?
The life and words of Patrick Henry shed some light on the path to a happy, lasting marriage.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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?
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.
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?
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.
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.”
That's equal to an entire day of school.
The idea that women have been freed from the chains of full-time motherhood to pursue more meaningful work is sexism disguised as enlightenment.
There's a major ingredient Americans have cast aside which may be causing today's chaos.
“I don’t really know what it means to be a boy besides physical attributes.”
Does sexual freedom extend to cases of wife-swapping?
It's not the women getting the short end of the stick.
According to news reports, recent snowfalls led the head of the Jo Richardson Community School to decree that pupils were not allowed to have snowball fights, nor were they even allowed to touch the snow.
Ideally, then, kids will be ‘normal’: hard workers and prudent consumers, who don’t see themselves as better than others.
College professors are realizing that their students don't know how to do anything beyond hooking up.
And can schools do more to compensate, perhaps preventing violence?
A natal male with all his equipment breastfed his partner’s baby, experts report.
What's behind this inconsistency?
Has culture bought into a lie about truly romantic love?
Weaning babies from dummies and bottles is best started early, rather than letting it become an ingrained habit.
Do parents know how to raise children to be well-adjusted members of society?
The book selections schoolchildren are reading seem to suggest this might be the case.
Does the bended-knee proposal give a distorted view of marriage?
‘Have a good time’ is not a recipe for happiness.
"'It's kind of a let down, 5th grader Angelina Lubo said. 'At least I could still spend time with my dad.'"
Are we denying them the ability to perform one of their greatest desires well?
Our study found that at the ages of six to seven, which is just after the time children start school, 14% of Australian children had noticeably high levels of emotional problems.
A simple test for the age of consent and one-night stands.
Will maturity come by extending childhood?
Czech sociologist Dana Hamplova provides an answer with results from a European study of mothers with children under three.
A few simple ways in which parents can reclaim common sense in the tech-obsessed world.
As a radical feminist and lesbian academic, Dr Klein’s views are not mainstream. Yet any reader will recognise that they are common-sense, based on women’s concrete experiences.
Nearly one third of modern marriages in the US now begin online - but that's not the whole story.
The discussion as to whether child sex dolls and child androids can reduce pedophilia offers an indication as to which philosophy reigns in America today.
What kind of society creates a vulnerability to loneliness? The answer seems obvious, but admitting it runs against the grain.
Today’s men – whether they be current or future fathers – have been inundated with messages that they are unnecessary, ineffective, and even predatory at times.
An underlying theme in these calls for regulating homeschoolers is that parents can’t be trusted and government knows best.
Education is not a question of “rights” to be imposed by the state, but of the “freedom” of parents to choose the sort of education that they believe is best for their children…
A Canadian doctor argues that the flu may hit men worse than women.
German kindergartens appear to be places of “lawlessness” to the American parents who send their children to them. But are they?
One simple reason.
5 feet of snow is keeping families together like nothing else does these days!
"We offer maternity and paternity leave, and a pet is another member of the family. We don’t discriminate just because they aren’t human."
As James Dean asked, What do you do when you have to be a man?
If we are ever to learn the truth about contentious issues such as transgenderism, do we need to give both sides of the issue a fair hearing?
It involves the destruction of an invaluable repository of social and collective memory.
Various individuals have proclaimed that their entrance into Harvard was paved by homeschooling. But what about after they get in? Are they up to the task and able to succeed?
Addressing the accusation.
Downshall Primary School is trying a new approach to education and enjoying great success.
A new study reveals a big gap in what people think they spend on eating out and what they actually spend.
Oh, the irony...
Needless to say, traditions are a great way to impart the family lore and anecdotes that help children understand who they are, where they come from, and what their ancestors went through in the past.
New research finds robust links between tying the knot and keeping your wits.
Fifty-five percent of parents admitted to being less strict than their own parents had been, and a quarter of parents don’t discipline their children for fear of upsetting them.
Do more Americans need to follow the example of Denzel Washington and promote and encourage the presence of a father in the home?
In a culture so animated by people wanting, taking, and consuming, Thanksgiving stands alone. It is a time of humility, a time to remember all those who toiled and struggled to secure the blessings we have, a time to maybe even acknowledge the...
Yes, many of them are never taught the basic skills in the first place. But is there something else missing?
Bezos’ endorsement of kids’ self-reliance is worth highlighting.
Without the dogged activism of Sarah Josepha Hale, Thanksgiving may never have become the national holiday it is today.
Young Camille Eddy is proving that it can for both women and minorities.
It very well may be that men are habituating themselves to pornographic fantasies and then acting them out on young, vulnerable women.
Playboy's sex doctor, Dr. Debra W. Soh, argued that a healthy sex drive should not be confused with toxic masculinity or predatory behavior.
If the father is the natural intermediary between the child and the world as a result of the biological differences between the mother and the father, then that is not a role to toss aside lightly.
Is research increasingly showing that kids simply are not ready to be in school at such a young age?
The types of things parents discuss (or don't) with their kids are quite revealing.
For many decades now, we have mocked the gentleman and rewarded the narcissist. Is it any wonder then that there's a scarcity of good men in high places?
Going topless has become a bit of a trend. But is it really an empowering one?
Halloween is actually deeply rooted in the Christian tradition.
"Man is constantly being assured today that he has more power than ever before in history, but his daily experience is one of powerlessness." - Richard Weaver
In the 'The Communist Manifesto,' Marx is refreshingly candid regarding the aims of Communism.
Is finding a mate much more simple and straightforward than we’ve often made it out to be?
The phrase 'porn star' is a euphemism that serious media should consider abandoning.
My daughter won't be dressing up like Moana for Halloween this year, but it's not because the costume is culturally appropriated.
Offering advice about how to protect oneself—to minimize risks and avoid the worst situations—is in no way giving a pass to those who would seek to exploit women.
Christina Hoff Sommers says something about moms that makes you wonder if there's a war against men or if they just quit.
Can parents encourage greater maturity and future success in their children by doing so?
There’s no doubt: Fewer people are making a commitment to marriage.
An article titled 'How to Be a Good Wife' that is supposedly an excerpt from a 1950s magazine (or textbook) is not authentic.
A simple parenting experience clarifies a common economics problem.
Viewed today, Leave It to Beaver remains ever fresh, even as other pop-culture products have faded and dated.
A Louisiana teen is one of the most recent students to land a perfect 36 on the ACT.
A petition is circulating at Boise State University to to have tenured professor Scott Yenor fired.
Four things every mother should consider when deciding between working and staying at home.
A 1932 document explains how teachers, curricula, and teaching methods must be used as tools to indoctrinate students.
"I don’t know how you’re going to reverse it. These athletes just don’t have very long to be a kid," said activities director Mike Smith.
The latest scandal shows that root-and-branch reform is needed.
The importance of rationalism in choosing a mate is often overlooked in today's society.
Given the value parents contribute to their child’s learning in the early years, are we making a mistake by whisking young children away from them and off to formalized schooling?
The board of directors of the Boy Scouts of America voted unanimously to make the historic change.
Yeah, you could watch college ball. Or ... you could actually engage in the culture war. Your country needs you.
While it’s a bit late for parents of millennials to teach their kids the basics of adult survival, millennials have a clean slate with the next generation.
Porn has some long-lasting effects for three types of relationships.
G.K. Chesterton offers thoughts on the necessity of boredom.
Gender reveal is a big thing... but only before the baby is born.
‘If you love your baby'- the marketing pitch new parents should ignore.
The data show that the opioid crisis is dire and getting worse.
Mass shooters Stephen Paddock, Dylann Roof, Adam Lanza, Wade Page, John Zawahiri, and Scott Evans Dekraai all came from homes that shared one striking feature.
The White House signals that President Donald Trump will sign legislation prohibiting abortions after 20 weeks.
There’s a real dearth of shows or, frankly, any entertainment that depicts marriage as fun.
Sociologist Mark Regnerus says 'we are witnessing the demise of eros.' And the primary cause is not porn or pills.
J.R.R. Tolkien weighs in.
What exactly are we teaching our children when we treat our phones as another limb?
Not only did the teacher read the children two books on transgenderism, but she also hosted a “gender reveal” in which one of her students went into the bathroom as a boy and emerged as a girl.
Playboy challenged the idea of masculinity that had evolved around the nuclear family, and that held particular purchase in the early years of Cold War America.
The lens of addiction prompts us to ask deeper questions about the nature and sources of happiness in our lives.
Becoming a mother means enriching your identity, not forfeiting it.
Most of us probably know someone who, when it comes to organic food, is ALL IN.
Infants are keen observers of the social world.
Perhaps not to the surprise of women everywhere!
Three reasons why black parents in a major school district are marching with their feet.
Student grades may not be as rosy as they appear.
Leave it to millennials to overthink parenthood.
Parents, teachers, and school officials often do their utmost to squelch the development of passion. Children are redirected from their own interests to the pursuits that adults consider more important.
It was once normal for kids to raise all types of exotic pets on their own. What changed?
“You think that their emotional problems are going to get better by giving them estrogen, fine. That’s called optimism. It’s not called scientific method."
Modern life is exceedingly stressful. It’s likely that in our quest for material prosperity, we’ve utterly abandoned the need for spiritual prosperity.
"Introducing gender-free clothing is like imposing the Mao suit on everyone."
Traditional Christian teaching has taught that the bond between one man and one woman is good for everyone, not just Christians.
Grandparents Day is a fitting moment to take a closer look at the social contribution grandparents are making.
G.K. Chesterton's ideas and writings do no fit neatly into those of the 21st century, which makes them all the more important.
Having three children is exceedingly rare in modern Europe. In fact, many Europeans aren't having children at all.
One revealing question adults should ask every child.
Must learning only take place in a building with bells, class periods, and textbooks?
Mabel Tolkien, widowed at just 26 years of age and nearly broke, gave her children an incredible education.
But are we missing some obvious downsides?
Apparently Maria von Trapp was not politically correct in how she raised her children.
Late bloomers may actually have an advantage over those who bloom early.
Where does a family draw the line?
“Laws and principles are not for the times when there is no temptation…”
New research shows that absent fathers can influence a child's DNA.
Are today’s schools, as organized, set up to exclude parents and teach dogmatic principles rather than the 3 Rs?
Is it possible we would have avoided our current problems with violence and chaos if the parents of millennials had shunned permissive parenting?
What would be the outcomes of such a course of action?
New genetic screening tools available earlier in pregnancy have exacerbated this situation.
Today’s version very well may be.
The formation of a relationship between two people is an unusually complicated behaviour.
We were warned over 175 years ago that education could become a tool of indoctrination. Now it is undeniably being used as such.
Scottish farmer David Harris put out a classified ad for a wife which quickly went viral. Are the qualities he desires in a mate secretly desired by other men as well?
A new International Monetary Fund paper says getting women out of homes and into the workforce is key to future economic growth.
Gender Justice, a nonprofit legal and advocacy organization for LGBT individuals, represented the Edwardses in the suit against Nova Classical Academy.
The two episodes of 'Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds' set out to explore the increasing isolation of older people within our communities.
Is pressure-cooker preschool the new normal, or is there still hope for a play-filled childhood?
Does the little red schoolhouse hold hope for the modern world?
Are parents being shielded from the truth?
It is not just Planned Parenthood that needs to be defunded. All organizations and businesses on the federal dole should be defunded.
As the oldest story in the Christian world, it attests to love, sacrifice, and redemption.
Is it time to rebuild boundaries?
A parent who acts like a child's friend can cause some major development problems.
Private school choice is the work of racists. That message is going to be a major weapon wielded by opponents for the foreseeable future.
The love that Chris Gard and Connie Yates have demonstrated during Charlie’s short life will ensure that his legacy will live on in the years to come.
With savings like these, doesn't it seem like states would want to encourage more parents to homeschool?
Are parents overlooking an activity which can give their children long-term growth in a number of areas?
Can we really blame young adults for behaving like children if they’ve had few opportunities to be personally trained to cook or clean?
They are contained in structured, adult-led, indoor activities.
Ever wondered if homework is another word for busywork?
Is it time we introduced children to the value of hard work?
When asked whether they would save their dog or a foreign (human) tourist, 40 percent of people said they...
Those who got the photos reported significantly less identity loss, suggesting that the photography truly helped them purge.
More activities do not a smart kid make.
Though it has long been recognized as moral problem, scientific evidence now shows that pornography might cause other problems as well.
Stuck in a 19th century factory model, mass schooling needs a 21st century makeover.
Isn’t it amazing how much a father’s love (or lack thereof) has to do with his daughter’s sense of self-worth; her security; her confidence in the long run?
'So, my dear ignorant, judgmental, *ssholes, this one is for you.'
You have to empower parents to do the right thing.
There is a chance it will bring benefits both for their baby and others.
A nation becomes what its young people read in their youth.
Is it possible that students like myself can no longer work their way through college because the sticker tag of higher education is simply too inflated?
Charlie Gard’s tragedy is a mere distraction in the march of progress.
The “Preservation of a Natural childhood” could make selling smartphones, tablets, and any sort of handheld wireless technology to anyone aged 13 and younger illegal.
Humankind struggled mightily for 150,000 years just to get the next meal. Now Waffle House gives it to us whenever we want.
Professionals who dare to question the unscientific party line of supporting gender transition therapy could find themselves maligned or out of a job.
Even though summer brings new challenges, most parents are as relieved as I am to put the school year behind them.
A court decided a baby should die instead of giving him privately-funded treatment.
Popular speaker Jordan Peterson discusses what women really want in a man.
Surveys show that today 56 percent of Americans say they snack three or more times per day – and the snacking is starting at earlier ages.
"It is in your hands to stop all of the killing and the shooting wherever it might be."
Libraries have a special opportunity in summer to undo some of the damage of forced schooling and help children to reconnect with their innate learning instincts.
A Harvard study examining income, work, and marital stability suggests that 'bread-winning remains a central component of the marital contract for husbands.'
European and American men report the same primary reason for cheating. And it has nothing to do with marital happiness or contentment.
Authors Michael W. Anderson, a licensed psychologist, and Timothy D. Johanson, an MD, offer a list of indicators.
"Despite the many different routes that Millennials take on their journey to adulthood, one is associated with a higher chance of better financial well-being. ... That path is the success sequence."
Men who have the ability to provide financial support for their children but refuse to do so should be among the most shamed groups in society.
J.R.R. Tolkien's wisdom extends beyond Middle Earth and into the realm of real-life romance.
These are the kinds of dismal consequences which are seldom reported in the media. Even more disturbing, they are seldom studied by academics.
There is one main thing which millennials can do if they desire to be a member of the middle or upper class.
Jordan Peterson offers some of the best advice on marriage you're likely to ever hear.
Asking “Why is my partner loading dishes incorrectly?” usually is the beginning of trouble. Is it often intended to be?
Today's school reading material seems to fixate on the dark, depressing elements of society. Does that need to change?
There are some parenting principles that are pretty much universally accepted today.
Are we over-medicating children to alleviate problems that could be easily solved by giving them more family time and fewer outside activities?
When it comes to relations between the sexes or within couples, I’ve seen far more women treat their husbands badly in public than the reverse.
The push to reduce racial imbalance in suspensions fails to help kids who might benefit from discipline.
We seem to have discouraged a generation of young people from launching out early in life and learning how to work and manage their resources as an adult.
There’s a lot of talk these days about the problem with young, uninspired, and allegedly lazy males.
Saying no fosters three benefits in the lives of children.
A recent study in Scientific American explains why.
It's something we can all do.
We live in a culture that seems to measure happiness and success by how many activities or social events are on one’s calendar.
Carson and Cannan Huey-You are making headlines for the early age at which they begin their college careers.
Hey everyone, a relic of barbarism is making a comeback!
Kids will never be prepared for today's cruel world if we persist in giving them the velvet glove treatment.
Lust and its corrupting power are a central theme in Dostoyevsky's masterpiece 'The Brothers of Karamazov.'
It's brave to contact someone with whom you disagree politically and say “Let’s have coffee and talk."
Are young women scrambling to escape Tinderverse?
MTV abolished gender-specific categories for acting awards this year.
It’s good to let children pursue their interests. But the fact is, they are children and at a stage in which the will is fickle and the mind untrained.
Has the diminishment of one part of the First Amendment led to the squelching of another?
A former public school teacher and supporter has changed her tune: "Everyone who can leave, should."
Parental authority seems to have all but disappeared in many families. Instead, children are given the velvet glove treatment.
Do schools need to go back to teaching basics like cooking to ensure that kids have the tools and responsibility to succeed in the real world?
The latest research by developmental psychologists shows that American children are not competent at crossing busy streets until they are at least 14.
‘Please’ and ‘thank you’ go a long way in a self-entitled world.
The reason that Tolkien’s greatest love story has been largely unknown is that it is little more than a footnote in 'The Lord of the Rings.'
As well as his family, a man needs friends.
"Many educators have the view that parents can be nuisances and their school contacts should be limited."
Gallup asked fifteen hundred Americans why they attend religious services. The responses might surprise you.
The British counseling service, Childline, has recently reported an uptick in the number of lonely children. But why?
Playing benefits both parent and child.
If Whole Foods sales are any indication, their strategy of catering to millennials isn't working - for an obvious reason.
Author and feminist activist Fay Weldon confesses that her earlier quest for feminism failed to consider the interests of mothers and children.
According to a recent WSJ report, Target Chief Executive Brian Cornell admitted to internal sources that the company handled the issue poorly.
A wildly popular Idaho education program places money for college and other courses in the hands of middle and high school students.
Are we sending women the wrong message by suggesting they are "weak" for desiring male companionship?
Has the quest to break down multiple stereotypes and gender conventions served to pigeonhole women into one narrow stereotype of the feminist ideal?
It is generally assumed that black families are big fans of public schooling, but that assumption is dated.
The focus on girls causes us to overlook the ways in which boys are struggling.
Evidence shows that increasing numbers of younger men are looking for stay-at-home wives.
Fundamentals for making it work.
By encouraging children to adopt sexualized, adult clothing, are we inadvertently promoting attitudes of disrespect both for themselves and others?
University of Ottawa professor Jennifer A. Chandler pointed out that combining organ donation with euthanasia could be ethically problematic.
Only they might not be the values you want the kids to have.
Feminist author Fay Weldon suggests that it is men, not women, who can now claim victimhood status.
Do you parent differently than your own parents?
A tantrum at Red Robin resulted in a post that has been shared 160K times.
The Addis Housewares study found over half of mums just don't have the time to teach their kids domestic know-how.
Is Robert Kelly just another tool of the patriarchy?
The rapid rise in unelected “experts” telling parents how they should raise, feed and educate their children is alarming.
Why do we think children prefer reading on screens versus paper?
His answer was a bit confusing, but the response sheds light on an important philosophical dilemma of our age.
Would we see more Ediths rise to the surface if our education system placed greater emphasis on incorporating the family into learning?
Our big sisters at United Nations headquarters in New York have other plans for women.
"Our generation is becoming so busy trying to prove that women can do what men can do that women are losing their uniqueness."
Taylor Beggs is a female wrestler in Texas who is "transitioning" to a male.
The film provocatively suggests that it can be easier to harden yourself to fight for someone than to soften your heart enough to give them care.
I want to keep my kids connected to their past, and I find a great way to do this is passing on the sewing skills my grandmothers taught me.
In our kneejerk compulsion to show effusive support for women we unfortunately have become correspondingly casual about culturally demonizing men.
The success of this shop class experiment brings to light some key aspects of education that we’ve forgotten in today’s schools.
Incorporating real-world work and giving more individualized instruction is a great start, but is it enough?
Is it possible that the trend away from homework may be one small step away from the culture of dependency we’ve instilled in recent generations?
In an interview with Playboy magazine, Scarlett Johansson hinted that monogamy is a quixotic endeavor: 'I don’t think it’s natural'
Do we have a bit of a double standard when the commitment to inclusivity is denied to homeschool students?
She founded ‘Roe No More’ two decades ago to expose abortion lies.
Do more parents need to step back and insist their children follow through with their chores?
The chaos of children makes for a good life anyway.
Many of today’s children seem to have a lack of respect for others, a fact which becomes particularly apparent in their poor behavior in public.
Giving a good answer to a ‘Why?’ question is not just a philosophical abstraction.
A New Zealand couple are honored for their fidelity.
Alexis de Tocqueville noticed an important difference during his travels in the 1830s.
Would couples find the happy marriage they want if they were willing to weather the storm instead of simply jumping ship?
Would we see a stronger generation of adults if parents let their children navigate the school of hard knocks a little more often?
Harris spent time researching homeschooling, which she ultimately decided was the best direction for her family. Unfortunately, the state disagreed.
Rather than suppressing our kids’ natural behavior with powerful medications, maybe we need to learn to suppress our own.
Children born into cohabiting families are about twice as likely to see their parents split, a new study found.
One hundred-fifty years later, the small details and great themes of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s life still matter.
According to recent estimates, the average age at which boys now begin use of Internet pornography is 11.
In case one needed further evidence that American schools are in chaos, the video below will put any doubts to rest.
We need to fight back against a culture that tells our kids that truthfulness does not matter.
“Medical assistance in dying" could save Canada as much as $138.8 million annually.
Are men afraid to tell women their true desires?
There are two major differences between the texts used today and those used in the schools of the past.
Growing up, I knew better than to utter those two infamous words of childhood: “I’m bored.”
Anthony Esolen isn’t saying our culture is vulgar and debased. He’s saying it no longer exists.
"I think the disconnection [to sewing] comes from schools. They don’t have life-learning events in schools anymore...."
A new NYU study suggests men want to be better dads—many just don’t know how.
Those on the left and right have very different “what’s wrong with America” narratives—especially on the subject of race.
Kate Middleton has done an exceptional job of making motherhood glam again. ... Like Middleton, Ivanka has allowed herself to be defined by motherhood.
In a 1757 letter, Ben Franklin scolded a friend preparing to publish an atheist tract. But was Franklin's reason sound?
Given there are many incentives to work outside the home, are mothers who choose to care for their children themselves now being discriminated against?
Many women find themselves terrified of raising male children in 'Trump's America.'
The idea that women and men had different roles on dates was not such a radical idea once upon a time.
In an age in which sexual and racial identity dominate American politics, it’s a question that seemed to be on a lot of minds.
Scientists are close to finding out how to create eggs and sperm in a Petri dish.
U.S. population growth is at an 80 year low.
When it comes to school, educators always know best, right?
Ivanka Trump wants to provide families with childcare assistance. But that won't fill this one void...
The Library of Congress had a special visitor Wednesday: 4-year-old Daliyah Arana.
Have feel-good practices and culturally sensitive attitudes replaced the factual tools kids need in order to read?
Unearned praise, we seem to have determined, is necessary to ensure that children don’t get depressed and fall further behind their peers.
Let’s talk about the issues behind Chicago’s violence.
Would we see a change of direction in society if more kids were raised in a “chore culture” of hard work and responsibility both at home and school?
Bad parenting or not, the perpetrators of this crime must be held accountable for their actions.
Have we been misguided in our attempts toward gender neutrality?
It's quite simple really.
Society is experiencing a “devaluation of masculinity,” a fact attributable to the lack of male role models in current culture.
France thinks it's the parents, not the kids, who need an attitude adjustment.
Are we living to work rather than working to live?
The daughter of screen legend Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher, Carrie Fisher grew up in the glamour (and turbulence) of Hollywood.
While giving women a platform to conduct sex work, webcamming also generates sizeable corporate profits.
The more diverse friendship networks we cultivate, the less we think in categories of “us vs. them."
The rise of zero-tolerance discipline policies in schools has resulted in suspensions for … interesting incidents. 2016 was no exception.
"Then Kyle replied, ‘Shut up, mom. You don’t know what you’re talking about.’ ... Kyle is 10 years old."
Research shows that 83 percent of five-year-olds think that Santa Claus is real. Why?
A pair of Harvard researchers found that humans spend nearly half their time thinking about something other than what they’re doing.
Why are we not surprised?
Another attack on Christmas?
The reality is that almost everyone–single, infertile, overwhelmed by parenting, out of work–has their own set of heartaches and personal issues.
For many years now, my family has always tried to make some time over the holidays to sit down together and read old Christmas stories.
Tis the season of love, merriment, and ... binge drinking.
And it happens in the first 30 seconds of the film.
Four reasons Professor Ali Gordon became a fan of homeschooling.
“Baby regret” seems to be the zeitgeist, and we have to wonder why.
Originally he had intended to write a pamphlet called “An Appeal to the People of England, on Behalf of the Poor Man's Child.”
The newest relationship buster: a pair of researchers found that excessive smartphone usage ranks right up there with bad sex and money problems.
What was the real purpose of this psychological waterboarding?
In public discussions, men have permission to disagree. Women, on the other hand, face much more pressure to conform to the Idea.
Trump's campaign manager has turned down a White House job to be with her children. Feminists freaked.
“Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.”
Are today's parents micromanaging their kids to the point of harm?
It is not an exaggeration to say that without Henry Potter, Bedford Falls would cease to exist.
The last of Rome’s Five Great Emperors left a record of important life-lessons he learned from his adopted father.
Women prisoners were three times as likely to be sexually victimized by women inmates than were men inmates by other male inmates.
Louisa May Alcott had some interesting views as a feminist.
We’ve failed to teach the next generation basic skills, and now it’s becoming a problem.
Thanksgiving is now mostly about getting together as family, eating a big meal, and gearing up for the Christmas shopping.
Does keeping young people out of the kitchen on Thanksgiving do them a disservice?
How often do we overestimate our own contributions and underestimate the contributions of others?
President Lincoln did it during the Civil War.
Psychologist John Rosemond said parents often buy in to these two myths on child discipline, neither of which is true or helpful.
Parents in Spain are planning homework strikes in November for some of these same reasons.
The increase in spending at restaurants may tell us something about the state of our society.
New statistics show homeschooling continues to grow in the U.S.
What is the appropriate age to leave a child home alone?
You can still live a meaningful, fulfilling, happy life without ever bringing a partner into the mix.
Many young adults no longer know how to do simple, basic skills.
It offers benefits to students who want a challenge and those who need more time and help.
"Textbooks are so badly written. They're boring!"
Is it possible that we’ve taken parenting to an extreme that is hurting both adults and children?
On the 'Homer Simpsonization' of men
Chores cement children as part of the household and part of the family while giving them skills they will use throughout life.
Or are they only telling us what we all want to hear?
Are schools trying to remove parents from education?
"For me, the concept of being ‘happily unmarried’ doesn’t exist. It’s just a self-protection mechanism against sadness and rejection."
Enough with the man-hating
What makes for a good life? We all strive for happiness, but does that do the trick?
What seemed like a quick fix for busy parents and teachers with energetic kids has now become a serious problem.
“I didn’t set out to be a radical, I just wanted my kids swaddled at day care.”
Never before in American history have so many men done absolutely nothing.
New research suggests it can thicken parts of your gray matter in some key areas.
John Gottman, a psychologist and relationship counselor, said these six things actually often are signs of a healthy relationship.
"Sometimes, the lights inside are still on. We must help these patients trapped in the prisons of their own bodies."
It makes sense.
It's pretty wild.