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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...

The Privilege of Being a Man - Mitchell Kalpakgian

This title is inspired by Alice von Hildebrand's The Privilege of Being a Woman (Sapientia Press, 2002), a masterpiece that defends the greatness of womanhood and captures the essence of the feminine genius while it exposes the fallacies of feminist ideology.   Read more...

The Problem Of Spanking - RICHARD W. CROSS

Richard Cross traces the history and cultural background of corporal punishment.  Read more...

The Problem with Self-Esteem - Paul C. Vitz

Self-esteem is a deeply secular concept, and not one with which Christians should be particularly involved.  Read more...

The problem with today's kids is their parents - JANE CHRISTMAS

Baby boomers are credited with some remarkable achievements and advances over the years, but in the social history of North America they will have the dubious distinction of having initiated the hey-pal style of parenting.  Read more...

The Seven Deadly Sins of Parental Irresponsibility - B.K. Eakman

As a former educator who saw the scribbling on the wall in the 1970’s, when schools started soliciting rock stars for anti-drug-abuse videos (which my eighth-graders, predictably, laughed at), I see today seven factors turning out this nation’s first generation of killer kids.  Read more...


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