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Why I chose to live a “double life” By Margaret Anderson

For whatever reason, call it faith, naiveté, clinical psychosis, I decided after having a boy and a girl and a boy, to have another boy, another girl, then another boy all over again.

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Most Current Articles in Parenting

Connections Between Fathering and Mothering

"Fathers feel more competent and capable when mothers believe that men can be as good at parenting as women can."

By Sean Brotherson
What Children Want!

In a time when people want to empower children, it is common for them to think that they have to turn the upbringing of the children over to the children in order to empower them to choose right choices or to become successful.

By Nicholeen Peck
Father's Day Every Day

Father's are essential to the upbringing of emotionally healthy children. The absence of a father in the home can be damaging to a child's self-esteem, stress load, anxiety, sense of well-being, and familial as well as social relationships.

By Nicholeen Peck
Fairy Tales Finally Redeemed

When I was raising my children I frequently commiserated with other young mothers who were disillusioned with fairy tales. We used to cringe when our children watched Cinderella. Sleeping Beauty was equally disturbing, as was Snow White.

By JeaNette Goates Smith
“A Father’s Work is Child’s Play”

This thoughtful observation actually captures a unique truth, the reality that the most important work a man will ever do is within the walls of his own home. How can fathers connect at home in the important work of fathering a child?

By Sean Brotherson
What Faithful Parents Can Do to Ease Their Worries

Faithful parents can’t help but worry about their children. Some ask, “With so many temptations out there pulling at my children how can I effectively teach them?” It seems an overwhelming task at times.

By Gary and Joy Lundberg
Parents Say The Darndest Things

I have heard some pretty creative and ridiculous things from the mouths of adults. Here are some of my favorite silly parent things to say and why the parent should pick a new thing to say.

By Nicholeen Peck
Giving Our Daughters a Voice

Because women in labor are in such a heightened emotional state, doctors and health care professionals are in a position to silence a woman’s voice.

By JeaNette Goates Smith