December is now a string of days on which to go to parties, buy presents for parties, bake cookies for parties, shop for ugly sweaters to wear to parties, and clean up after parties.
To us, Santa Claus was both a historical figure and an imaginary character. We should all embrace the joy of Santa this way, not as our annual chimney sweep.
We recently drove from Nashville to Washington DC because we wanted our kids to see the genesis of our country, and the American legacy they’re set to inherit.
Even though we still sometimes disagree about the details, I’ve come to be grateful that my husband has always insisted we celebrate Advent first. Here’s how we do it.
Sharing gorgeous pictures and well-crafted stories with our children is an excellent way to combat the dehumanizing habits and beliefs that make our world shrill, angry, and sad.
Fourteen years after losing her arm and nearly dying in a shark attack, professional surfer Bethany Hamilton is pregnant and teaching her two-year-old son how to surf.
Those of us of every race and political perspective must stop looking at everything written about race as an opportunity to call the other side the real racists.
For decades, demographic studies have indicated the steady decline of religion in America, but new measures suggest at least one religion in America is alive and well.
Histrionic complaints about Daylight Saving Time are a stain on our national character. Let’s direct them elsewhere.
Health crises forced pundit and radio host Erick Erickson to confront his own mortality and write ‘Before You Wake: Life Lessons from a Father to His Children,’ a good blueprint for parents who want to prepare their kids for a world without them.
Snapchat has dedicated an entire page to glorified advertisements posed as news and lifestyle articles. This multimedia mayhem often contains graphic, R-rated content.
It’s okay to vent and complain sometimes. I read Liz Petrone’s viral Facebook post with equal parts awe and empathy. But then we need to be thankful and work smarter.
By saying that Mary’s failings weren’t enough to derail her son’s development, Mark Driscoll accepted the Catholic premise that Christ’s work was dependent on Mary’s moral state, rather than on his nature alone.
I cannot tell you how many young-mom friends of mine have referenced this scene as we talk about our adventures juggling life, friends, work, and family.
While many articles stress that children need to be reassured against the potential for impending doom, I am also loathe to lie to my child.
Hefner built himself a male-adolescent fantasy world, and tried to sell it as a legitimate version of the American Dream.
In a new report, the Center for American Progress is trying to make ‘Child Care Deserts’ a metric to drive government policies.
Every Sunday families face the monumental challenge of getting out the door and to the service on time. In our house the baby always needs something right as it is time to leave.
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