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Is a Happy Marriage Just a Matter of Genes?

Is a Happy Marriage Just a Matter of Genes?

What’s the secret of a happy and enduring marriage? According to a team from the Yale School of Public Health, it could be the genes of husband and wife.

Are We All 'Cat Persons' Now? How Modern Dating Destroys Intimacy

Are We All 'Cat Persons' Now? How Modern Dating Destroys Intimacy

In common parlance, a “cat person” is not simply someone who likes cats; it is a lonely human being who has either refused or is unable to achieve the risks and benefits of human intimacy.

Sorry, Marie Kondo. Most People Have Too Little Stuff.

Sorry, Marie Kondo. Most People Have Too Little Stuff.

Of course, it’s great to have a tidy house. No one denies that. But the alleged benefits of the KonMari method are absurdly overblown.

Arresting Homebirth Midwives Just Reduces Women’s Birth Choices

Arresting Homebirth Midwives Just Reduces Women’s Birth Choices

After being arrested and charged with practicing midwifery without a license last fall, a midwife in upstate New York is wondering whether or not she will go to jail for the work she has done for decades.

Netherlands Moving Towards Euthanasia for the Healthy

Netherlands Moving Towards Euthanasia for the Healthy

Even though the parameters for euthanasia in the Netherlands are very wide, one member of Parliament wants to allow any one 75 years or older to be able to request euthanasia for any reason whatsoever.  

Schools Renormalize Raising Adults

Schools Renormalize Raising Adults

It’s unfortunate, of course, that we need projects and play clubs to grant our children a taste of the freedom and fun we enjoyed as kids.

Nine Ways to Actually Help a Friend Through Tragedy

Nine Ways to Actually Help a Friend Through Tragedy

When you or someone close to you is facing the worst kind of tragedy, some kind of death (because every bad thing is some kind of death), you want to help. But you think: “There’s nothing I can do!”

4 Ways to Navigate Toddler Meltdowns While Shopping

4 Ways to Navigate Toddler Meltdowns While Shopping

Every parent has been there, and it’s every parent’s worst nightmare.

Alexandra Tolstoy and the Appeal of a Simple Life

Alexandra Tolstoy and the Appeal of a Simple Life

Alexandra Tolstoy's images portray the simplicity and the peacefulness that we all secretly crave for ourselves and our children, but feel we never can attain in our fast-paced modern world.

How #BelieveAllWomen Could End Up Hurting Women

How #BelieveAllWomen Could End Up Hurting Women

Assuming the physically stronger party is always more likely to be guilty is absurd.

Canada’s Universal Child Care Program Suggests Elizabeth Warren’s Plan Would Be Disastrous for Children

Canada’s Universal Child Care Program Suggests Elizabeth Warren’s Plan Would Be Disastrous for Children

If Canada’s program is any indication, the government’s definition of “high-quality” child care may, in fact, be harming children.

US Millenials Are Leaving Larger Cities

US Millenials Are Leaving Larger Cities

It is no longer cool to be young, single and live in Manhattan.

Why the Minimum Wage Shouldn't Be a Family Wage

Why the Minimum Wage Shouldn't Be a Family Wage

Unless Elizabeth Warren is nostalgic for the era of the Great Depression, she should recognize that increasing the minimum wage to a family wage would cause long-term harm to American families.

How YouTube AutoPlay Becomes Your Child’s Worst Nightmare

How YouTube AutoPlay Becomes Your Child’s Worst Nightmare

They’ll probably start out watching clips from innocuous shows like “Peppa Pig” or “Paw Patrol,” but it’s all too easy for them to end up in much darker territory.

Teaching Children 'No' in the Era of #MeToo

Teaching Children 'No' in the Era of #MeToo

Children have to be taught what no means. But how?

Adolescents Have a Fundamental Need to Contribute

Adolescents Have a Fundamental Need to Contribute

It’s time to move away from outdated stereotypes of adolescents as only selfish and dangerous risk-takers and to consider how they are ripe for learning about contributing to others and their communities.

Five Ways to Develop Children's Talents

Five Ways to Develop Children's Talents

Talent is made, not born.

What Every Young Man Needs to Know

What Every Young Man Needs to Know

Peterson and McKay agree that most young men have not heard positive encouragement.

No, Opposites Do Not Attract

No, Opposites Do Not Attract

Everyone seems to agree that opposites attract. But is it true?

Feminism and the Burden of Freedom

Feminism and the Burden of Freedom

Ladies, we are being manipulated.

Why Are Young Men No Longer Solid Providers?

Why Are Young Men No Longer Solid Providers?

It appears that the genre of young-man-in-Mom’s-basement is no longer looked down upon but is in fact extolled as a viable career choice.

A Simple Solution for Loneliness

A Simple Solution for Loneliness

Modern loneliness is a complex problem, and the solutions will also vary.

Do We Need More Screen-Free Zones?

Do We Need More Screen-Free Zones?

On a recent trip to the zoo with my kids, I wondered, are there any unmediated experiences left?

Homeschoolers: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

Homeschoolers: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

Subjecting all homeschooling families to regulation and oversight because of fears of a few is a blatant example of state intrusion.

Has the IVF Industry Been Lying to Millennials?

Has the IVF Industry Been Lying to Millennials?

Media reports are exposing the industry’s empty promises.

Equality for All Women… Except for Working Mothers?

Equality for All Women… Except for Working Mothers?

Earlier this week researchers from Essex University made what might be considered a rather obvious announcement: working mothers are stressed.

Toxic Masculinity: The Alpha Straw-Man

Toxic Masculinity: The Alpha Straw-Man

We are losing the true value of mature masculinity, and suffering the consequences.

A 1913 Prescription for ‘Toxic Masculinity’

A 1913 Prescription for ‘Toxic Masculinity’

A clear vision of manhood from an American hero.

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