In a culture that worships safety, mass suffering reminds us that we are more than mere flesh, and virtue lies beyond self-preservation.
It’s a mistake to ignore the complexities of history in the name of social justice. Obscuring the past will not make our country better or more just.
The stories and heroes we admire most reveal something about who we are. It matters that ’13 Reasons Why’ is more popular than Joan of Arc.
Common Sense Media is one example of the progressive rush to save our children from sex. But they are shooting for the wrong goal.
Here’s what I learned from my mom, the garage sale queen. She knows how to find beauty in things that others no longer want.
If we really want men and women to be friends, we ought to rethink the way in which we try to nurture that. A common language of behavior is a real help.
Many fans are eager to re-explore their favorite characters. Others are dismayed by footage from Netflix’s new series that depicts a startling aberration from the spirit of the original story.
In modern-day America, one of the biggest obstacles to true love is the idea that we each have a moral right—even, perhaps, a moral duty—to always seek our own happiness first.
Anyone who castigates a woman for failing to cash in on her degree reveals a complete misunderstanding of the nature and purpose of education and the actual needs of society.
When your child has cabin fever, it’s hard to stay sane. Here are some fun, creative, TV-free ideas to keep everyone happy and entertained.
Women are standing in the way of their own joy because they have bought into a peculiarly destructive myth: that anything they do not know how to do cannot be done.
Our willingness to lump an enormous diversity of individuals into a single negative stereotype would be considered inexcusable if the victims weren’t so small and covered in peanut butter.
We are witnessing a drastic erosion of public support for the idea that ordinary parents are the people most likely to know what is best for their children. Why?
Just a quarter of today’s parents regularly assign chores to their kids. That means their kids are missing out.
Children need stories about happy, functional families. Here are some great ones to enjoy this summer and beyond.
The progressive Americans who cry ‘censorship’ when parents protest high school reading assignments tend to be the same population that supports trigger warnings in college classrooms.
Five ways to teach children to enjoy good stories without getting brainwashed.
Do not listen to people who manipulate your fear of being a horrible mother. They will make you crazy. Here is some saner advice for worried moms.
In my quest to provide my kids with stories that will nurture them, there are four kinds of literary dust bunnies I avoid.
It is not enough for me to teach my children to shoot holes in The New York Times with their favorite sidearm or to deliver impromptu lectures on American history.
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