Category: Parenting


Abstinence makes the heart grow fonder

Despite meaning well, we often deliver the wrong message to our teens. When we caution them to practice “safe sex,” we are actually encouraging them to have sex. They don’t need very much encouragement to follow that advice! And if...


What we learn from children

A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child (Longfellow) “Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.” Sound familiar? Who do you suppose said that? It...