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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...

Teaching Children Manners - Barbara Kay

There's no mystery to spinning the charming pottery of civilized adults out of the lumpy clay of vexatious children. It's simple.   Read more...

Teaching Maturity and Considerateness at Home - JAMES STENSON

James Stenson provides a brief, but clear outline of what exactly we mean when we speak of maturity, why it is so important, and how to go about teaching it in the home and at school.  Read more...

Teaching my younger sister about sex and love - Jessica Burberry

Countering "going to do it anyway."  Read more...

Teasing - Dr. Ray Guarendi

Dear Dr. Ray, My daughter, Kara, is twelve years old and mature for her age. But she is very sensitive to any kind of teasing at school. Besides telling her to "just ignore it," which does little good, what can I do? ¯Sensitive myself  Read more...

Television Statistics and Sources - TV - FREE AMERICA

According to the A.C. Nielsen Co. (1998), the average American watches 3 hours and 46 minutes of TV each day (more than 52 days of nonstop TV-watching per year).  Read more...

The Compleat Gentleman: The Modern Man's Guide to Chivalry - Brad Miner

At Rugby and then at Cambridge and Oxford, at American preparatory schools and then at Yale and Harvard, education meant gentlemanly formation.  Read more...

The crack cocaine of the electronic world - Rev. Raymond J. De Souza

A couple of years ago, a few days before Christmas, a man showed up at the parish with a brand new Xbox video game system.  Read more...

The Essential Father - James Dobson

Thirty years ago it was believed that poverty and discrimination were primarily responsible for juvenile crime and other behavioral problems. Now we know that family disruption is the real culprit.   Read more...

The Eucharist and Peace - Rev. Emmerich Vogt, O.P.

All true Christian “calvaries" are life-giving and lead to inner peace.  Read more...

The Family is a “Little Church” - Father Robert Barron

There are, to be sure, family values on display in the Bible, but they’re probably not the ones we would naturally expect.   Read more...

The Gim-me Syndrome - Ray Guarendi

Dear Dr. Ray: My daughter is eight years old. She's always asking me to purchase or obtain something for her. I simply don't have the money and even if I did, I don't think I could satisfy her. - Running on empty  Read more...

The Hipster Curse: The Parents Who Don't Want to Be Adults - Christine Rosen

The self-esteem generation is raising its children by looking in the mirror.  Read more...

The Iron Hand - Dr. Ray Guarendi

Is it appropriate to change your mind about your discipline, or would that be inconsistent?  Read more...

The Joys of Boys - Danielle Bean

"Your son," a woman once told me after Mass, "is a bully."  Read more...

The Key to Self-Esteem - J. Fraser Field

I’d like to pass on a few additional reflections about self-esteem and the self-esteem movement.   Read more...

The Mass and the Four Most Important Lessons of Childhood - Michael P. Foley

The four principal ends of the Mass are also the four most important things to teach our children—and ourselves.  Read more...

The Need for Unconditional Love - MARY BETH BONACCI

Mary Beth Bonacci encourages teenagers to turn to their parents in time of crisis.  Read more...

The Peter Pan Syndrome - Professor Theophilus

Why are so many young men — including me — afraid of commitment these days, wonders Zack. Why won't we grow up? Professor Theophilus explains.  Read more...

The Power Of a Father's Strong Faith - Thomas Williams, LC

In his new book Faith of the Fatherless: The Psychology of Atheism, Paul Vitz makes an impressive case that atheism, and not religion, is the truly pathological phenomenon.  Read more...

The Power of Perseverance - Ray Guarendi

Dear Dr. Ray: I have two children as different as night and day. My son is so easy-going that sometimes he almost seems to be raising himself. My daughter has to do everything her way. Discipline just bounces off her. - Half-defeated  Read more...


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