Family Life

Barna: Most millennials, Gen Z don’t view marriage, family formation as life goals

"While family-oriented goals may climb higher on the list of priorities as these respondents move further into adulthood, nearly four in 10 young adults also aim to follow their dreams (38%) and about one in three wants to start a business (36%), travel to other countries (32%) or become financially independent from their parents (30%)," the Barna report noted. - Christian Post

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Pew research: “Christians — as well as Jews and people of no faith — live in the smallest households.”

"And, again, researchers found that Christians — as well as Jews and people of no faith — live in the smallest households. In the U.S., the three groups live in similarly sized households, on average — 3.4 people for Christians, 3.2 for people of no faith and 3.0 for Jews... .Muslims across the globe live in the biggest households, with the average Muslim residing in a home of 6.4 people." - RNS

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"...our culture often treats vices in men as the result of their masculinity, while viewing their virtues as the result of their humanity."

"The challenge of raising a boy, then, should not lie in suppressing their masculine characteristics, but rather in shaping them and channeling them toward virtuous ends." - David French

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When You Want to Stay at Home with Kids But Can’t

"Because you would rather stay home with your children—which is a great desire—your work outside of the home may feel more like a 'have to' than a 'want to' or a 'get to.' And that sort of situation can be the breeding ground for contempt and bitterness...So, what can you do about it? I think you have two options. With God’s help, you could either change your situation or change your heart." - TGC

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