Parenting
Krieg Barrie

Broken arrows

Parenting | Children are a heritage from the Lord but, like their parents, also sinners in need of grace
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 1/11/13, 01:00 am

Perhaps one of the more unfortunate shifts of the English language in recent years has been the expansion of parent to a verb. Both forms of the word poked like twin sore thumbs from the title of a New York magazine article dated July 4, 2010: “All Joy and No Fun: Why parents hate parenting.”

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Too fundamental to fail

Parenting
by D.C. Innes
Posted 12/10/12, 11:36 am

The Center for the Next Generation is promoting an effort on behalf of America’s children, Too Small to Fail. The group reports that Ann Romney’s horse got nine times as much attention in the last election than the needs of children did.

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Awareness or enticement?

Parenting
by Amy Henry
Posted 11/02/12, 02:44 pm

Last week I made the mistake of Facebooking my surprise at learning that the kindergartners at the elementary school across the street were participating in Red Ribbon Week, a drug awareness program.

An onslaught of opposing opinions ensued, but this one caught me off guard:

“Don’t be naïve—we live in the world. The sooner we can equip our own children and prepare them for what they may inevitably face once they leave the warmth of our homes, the better off they will be.”

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