Many of us are anxious parents; inclined toward the ‘helicopter’ variety. But new research suggests overparenting, overeducating, and overworrying isn’t helping us. Time to have faith in the kids.
Christian financial guru Dave Ramsey calls those who disagree with him “shallow” and “immature.” But aside from whether his advice is “Christian” — is it actually sound?
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.