Test-prep culture preys on the anxieties of parents who have been inundated with the message that every parenting decision can have long-lasting effects on their children.
With parenting, there are no copouts, no sick days, no vacation or leave. That means describing it like a career is both reductive and misleading.
Unlike Karen Rinaldi, I don’t believe motherhood is selfish. If anything, parenthood may be the world’s longest and most intense self-improvement class.
Those of us who do homemaking know that it is intellectually demanding work. But we’re still happy to denigrate our roles. Why?
La Leche League needs to focus on helping women overcome biological obstacles to breastfeeding instead of nurturing the fetishist demands of men with breast-envy.
The Center For American Progress wants you to know that giving up your full-time career to care for your kids is a huge financial mistake.
Under the guise of high-minded principles, supposedly family-friendly studios keep fighting the technologies that give parents control over what their children consume.
The original title, ‘In case you didn’t sterilize yourself before sex with a man who doesn’t care about you or your future, you still have 72 hours!’ was exnayed by the marketing team.
We over-parent our children in scheduling because we under-parent our children in sitting and talking. They’re still present in the house at 30 because they weren’t fully in our presence at 10.
Infertile couples are desperately wanting and waiting for children. Foster children are children desperately wanting and waiting for parents this very moment.
Let’s give parents in scary moments a bit of grace. This is a difference of opinion and approach, not a criminal matter.
For Father’s Day, here’s the best of my dad’s sage wisdom, for all ages and stages of life.
Fathers have an enormous influence on their children for good or for ill. By their character and actions, they teach their children who God is.
Those who worry about such things should look in the mirror and think about why they expect store shelves to teach young girls about what is possible in their lives.
In the era of the smartphone and tablet, boredom is facing extinction. And that’s not a good thing, especially for our children.
Marco Rubio’s statement contradicts some of the best advice my father ever gave me: If you wait until you have enough money to have children, you will never have children.
Join Joy Pullmann as she discusses Heather Haupt’s book, ‘Knights-in-Training: Ten Principles for Raising Honorable, Courageous, and Compassionate Boys.’
I had been by my wife’s side for 12 hours as she moaned, breathed, and eventually pushed, and still I was not prepared for what seemed for all appearances to be magic.
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