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.
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.
Boys are Growing Frustrated by Living in a Feminized Society… and That’s Showing Up in Their Friendships
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 to ensure that he or she becomes a flourishing adult?
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 homeschooling families.
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 and happy families.