Category: Parenting

Why I won’t be shopping on Thanksgiving

I’ve lately been feeling as if I’m fighting a war against our culture, and I’m afraid I’m losing. My conversation with a friend was abruptly interrupted when he reached into his pocket and looked at his cell phone. When I … Continue reading

Eight ways to keep kids entertained

It has been one of those weeks – I don’t have to tell you how mine was crazy – we all have our own hairy kinds of weeks. My question: How do we keep our kids entertained while we cart … Continue reading

Why don’t people “read for fun” anymore?

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer As the weather has gotten colder these past few days, it has really gotten me thinking about the months to come with a preschooler and a toddler stuck in the house.  I am always looking for … Continue reading

Answers to your questions on kids and sexuality

Question My sixteen-year-old is sexually active with her boyfriend. I don’t approve, but I know I can’t stop this and I realize it’s normal for her age. My husband still views our daughter as his little princess and won’t let … Continue reading

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