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The Secret Desire for Barrenness

Barrenness was considered a curse for most of human history. Even after Christ, and the birth of his church, when fruitfulness transcended the fertile womb, it has been understood as a matter of pain, of something not as it should be. Yet today, barrenness is a condition that is often deliberately chosen, through the use of contraception.

Elizabeth Warren’s Flawed Child-Care Plan

Universal, government-funded pre-K may do more harm than good.

Montessori Schools are Exceptionally Successful. So Why aren’t There More of Them?

Against the Lockean view, Montessori education supports the authentic Christian view that every child has a unique, God-given identity and gifts and must, by grace, develop them. As opposed to the Cartesian view, this approach rejects mind-body dualism. So why didn’t the church embrace it when it came along?

Sofia Vergara, Frozen Embryos, and Forced Procreation

As often happens, in vitro fertilization technology developed faster than the social wisdom to handle it.

Pediatrician: Revealing Your Baby’s Sex Might Traumatize Him

The medical establishment is losing its bearings. Caught in the twilight zone of transgender alt-reality, where hurt feelings matter more than hard science, America’s pediatricians see a new threat on the horizon – the ‘gender reveal’ phenomenon.

The Kids Are Not All Right

Something is robbing young people of happiness and well-being. Figuring out what it is requires a certain modesty.

Illinois Purges Social Workers and Foster Families Who Don’t ‘Facilitate’ Transgenderism

Illinois’s child welfare agency has proclaimed staff must ‘affirm’ gender ideology and ‘facilitate’ LGBT identities for kids—or be fired.

This New Study Shows how Important it is for Kids to have Married Parents

A look at family trends from more than 60 countries bolsters the case that we should be protecting families through a social-legal institution that makes it harder to break up our children’s lives.

How Dr. Seuss Can Help Explain the March for Life to Children

As today’s March for Life unfolds in Washington, D.C., parents may find themselves asking how to get across the pro-life argument to young children in a way that doesn’t seem either terrifying or harsh.