Screen time, no screen time, some screen time: responsibly honoring the malleability of kids’ minds and spirits.
‘Downton Abbey’ is a bit of a guilty pleasure, but the ‘other’ popular BBC series, ‘Call the Midwife,’ has a gritty beauty and spiritual depth that all the riches of Downton couldn’t buy.
We’ve heard it so many times that it almost doesn’t surprise us anymore: girls today relentlessly encounter slimmed-down, sexed-up, and princess-ified role models in the movies and toys they consume. But what about boys?
If you hope that your kids will grow up to share your faith, don’t worry about imparting lists of rules or doctrines, but keep your relationship with them close.
Part of human longing for home–a longing that often looks a lot like faith–seems to include the hope that not just we, but our animals, too, will find a place beyond suffering, beyond fear, beyond death itself.
Most states allow parents to claim religious exemptions to vaccinations — and more parents are doing just that, even when their objection to vaccination has nothing to do with faith. And that’s a problem.
Dr. Catherine Hamlin has just turned 90 — and has just been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. A Psalm of praise for this woman of valor.
J.K. Rowling changed her mind. Ron and Hermione shouldn’t have ended up together at all. If they did, she speculates, they would have needed some serious relationship counseling. “I can hear the rage and fury it might cause some fans, but if I’m absolutely honest, distance has given me perspective on that,” Rowling told the […]