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Protect Yourself from the Internet's Moral Dangers - JEFFERY A. MIRUS

If you have both an Internet connection and children at home, and you haven't considered this problem seriously, I urge you to do so now.  Read more...

Qualities of Successful Parents - JAMES STENSON

James Stenson outlines the proven methods and techniques of effective Christian parenting today.  Read more...

Quelling Sibling Quibbling - Dr. Ray Guarendi

Dear Dr. Ray, My twin sons are age ten. They bicker and battle about one third of the time they're together. Is this normal, and what can I do about it? - The Referee  Read more...

Raising Children of Character: 10 Principles - Thomas Lickona

Parenting is arguably the hardest job there is and the one for which we get no training. Here are ten principles of parenting that can guide us in the demanding work of raising children of character.   Read more...

Reducing Relational Aggression - Susan Wellman

A 9th-grade girl returns to school in the fall to discover that her two best friends during middle school no longer want to eat lunch with her. Over the summer her friends got accepted into a more popular group, and the new group doesn't "like" her. Without warning or explanation she is cast out, alone, desolate.  Read more...

Reflections on Being a Grandfather - Donald DeMarco

T. H. Huxley, for whom evolution provided both his religion and his family tree, asserted repeatedly that, "a man has no reason to be ashamed of having an ape for his grandfather."   Read more...

Remembering Catholic Psychiatrist Conrad Baars - Jim Graves

Sue Baars reflects on her fatherís contributions to psychiatry and the Church.  Read more...

Return to Neverland - Professor Theophilus

Love is in the air Ö sort of. Professor Theophilus addresses two young ladies' romantic dilemmas.  Read more...

Reversing the Deculturation of Fatherhood - Donald DeMarco

Pope John Paul II, in the course of his "Theology of the Body", refers to the "Masters of Suspicion", an expression he borrows from Paul Ricoeur that applies to Sigmund Freud, Karl Marx, and Friedrich Nietzsche.   Read more...

Same sex adoption is not a game - Richard Fitzgibbons, M.D.

Moves by legislators and homosexual activists to endorse same sex adoption are misguided. Their intentions may be good, but they are ignoring the rights of children and important social and psychological research into the homosexual lifestyle.  Read more...

Saving Childhood - MICHAEL MEDVED

The assault on innocence from the media, schools, and parents themselves comes cloaked in the best of intentions.  Read more...

Selecting and Sharing Good Books: Some Guidelines - William Kilpatrick, Gregory Wolfe, and Suzanne M. Wolfe

Because of space limitations, there are many good books that couldnít be included in our guide. For those who want to go beyond the list here are some suggestions for choosing books that build character.  Read more...

Self-esteem vs. self-improvement - Barbara Kay

My generation was prepared for university by high school teachers with little interest in how we "felt" about the subjects they taught, and a great deal of interest in what we actually knew.  Read more...

Sense and Sentimentality - Edward P. Sri

How could Mr. Right turn out to be so wrong? Many young people have had the experience of feeling that they were in love with someone who at first seemed absolutely wonderful, only later to be greatly disappointed in the person, disillusioned about the relationship, and perhaps even down on the opposite sex as a whole.  Read more...

Sitting down to supper together - Father Raymond J. de Souza

I have returned to this subject more than once because I think the regular family dinner is a powerful support to family unity and the successful raising of children.  Read more...

Spiritual Exercises - book review - PATRICIA STEIGER

St. Ignatius did not plan his retreat for children, although it stands to reason that children, too, would benefit from an Ignatian spiritual retreat.  Read more...

Spiritual maturity and lifelong adolescence - Father George Rutler

Insecurity is characteristic of adolescence.  Read more...

Spotless Playroom Floor - Ray Guarendi

Getting our small children to pick up their toys is a daily sore spot in our house. No matter what I say, they wonít do it. Am I making a mountain out of a molehill?  Read more...

Still In The World - Joe Carter

"What if you die overseas and Iím not there," my mom said when I told her I had joined the Marines.   Read more...

Submitting to the narcissistic impulse - Barbara Kay

I laughed out loud when I read my colleague George Jonas' Saturday column.  Read more...

Suffer the Little Children to Come Unto Me - Mark Lowery

Achieving world peace or teaching children to behave at Mass - which is tougher?  Read more...

Table Manners for the Home - James Stenson

Parents should make a conscientious and sustained effort to teach their children good table manners.   Read more...

Take Back Your Kids: How to Teach and Get Respect - William J. Doherty

We are facing an epidemic of insecure parenting. We may now have the most child-sensitive generation of parents the world has ever known and — the most confused and insecure.   Read more...

Tattoos and the Illusion of Permanency - Douglas McManaman

Like many people, my favorite season of the year is the Fall, which is especially beautiful in Canada.  Read more...

Teach Manners - Thomas Lickona

Manners are minor morals. They are the everyday ways we respect other people and facilitate social relations. They make up the moral fabric of our shared lives. They need to be taught.   Read more...


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