Write It Down: Passing On Life Lessons to Our Children

What is the most important thing we need to teach our children? A year ago, Erick Erickson, a writer and podcaster at The Resurgent, explored that question in his article, “If I Die Before You Wake….” It was the height of the 2016 election, and Erickson’s family was reeling from life-threatening medical diagnoses both he … Continued

Parenting

Now that She’s Pregnant, Should Khloé Kardashian Get Married?

In case you were expecting a shotgun Kardashian wedding, it’s not going to happen. “Khloé hasn’t typically cared about getting married before having a baby,” a source told Us Weekly. “She’s open to it but it’s not a prerequisite, to be married, before having kids.” Of course, in this way the Kardashians are more representative … Continued

Celebrities

What Duchess Kate Understands About Motherhood

“Three is the new two!” That is an actual expression where I live in northwest Washington, D.C. In a world where children are treated like an accessory for elites to display, some people have gotten it into their heads that if you can actually afford to have a third child, it’s a way to signal … Continued

Celebrities


Is the Real Goal of the LGBTQ Community ‘Genderless’ Children?

As LGBTQ rights have taken center stage in the public sphere, one common denominator in every protest, Supreme Court case, or other legal challenge is activists’ claim that equality is their movement’s only goal. When opponents offered slippery slope arguments, they were sneered at as silly, logical fallacies. If parents expressed concerns about their children’s … Continued

Politics

What the Theater Can Teach Us About Living in the Moment

A movie chain in southern California recently announced the opening of a new theater with an indoor jungle gym situated alongside stadium seating. The goal is to “exhaust” children ahead of the movie so parents can sit back and enjoy the flick. The kids, meanwhile, will “then sprawl out on beanbags and lounge seats and … Continued

Parenting

Coding Isn’t Reading

Ivanka Trump recently announced that she will be attending a coding class this summer with her five-year-old daughter. “We’re excited to learn this incredibly important new language together,” Trump said, speaking at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. “Coding truly is the language of the future.” Like Ivanka, many tech gurus … Continued

Parenting

How Churches Are Helping Foster Kids Find Homes

Last week, one-year-old Bianca Abdul was found dead in her crib in Staten Island, N.Y. Her mother told authorities the child had bumped her head on a coffee table. But Bianca’s family had previously been investigated seven times for abuse by the Administration for Child Services. This is one of several cases in recent years … Continued

Culture

Why Aren’t Schools Letting Kids Outside for Recess?

A mom in New York tells me she’s in a fight with her kid’s preschool. You might think she’s unhappy with the zero-tolerance policy for Kombucha? Too much enrichment? Not enough? In fact, it’s none of the above. Her fight is over the children playing outside. The mother wants her kid to be outside more … Continued

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