Parenting

Parents, don't cave to the online anti-vaccine mob

"Your choice not to vaccinate your child against measles, chickenpox, or any other vaccine-preventable illness could lead to hospitalization or even death for a baby too young for inoculations or someone whose immune system is too compromised to be vaccinated themselves." - W. Examiner

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Should atheists “lie” to their children because they need religion to avoid despair?

"I would argue that the secularization that the psychoanalyst and I would together lament is driven by just this sort of cultural means-to-an-end religion. If a generation believes that religion is just a substitute for something else—political power, national identity, social control, or even just shortcut parenting—they will not just abandon it, but resent it too." - Russell Moore

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How Many Christmas Presents Should Christian Parents Buy Their Children?

"I knew that my friends were receiving things like televisions, Nintendo games, new bicycles, basketball goals with break-away rims, and the latest Nike Jordan shoes. And I didn’t mind. In fact, I was thankful. My mom’s spirit and hard work caused me to realize that her love was a greater gift than the new Nikes I wanted." - John Ellis

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The Contradiction of the Negligent ‘Helicopter Parent’

"The flip side of 'helicopter parenting' is the almost shocking level of neglect those same parents occasionally show their kids. These parents can be extremely overbearing in certain areas, often insignificant ones. At the same time, they are indifferent towards other, more important parts of their children’s upbringing." - Intellectual Takeout

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My ‘Mom Rage’ Is Understandable. But It’s Not Excusable.

"Though it’s largely assumed that mothers have natural, self-giving love for their children (and we do), being a mom does not preclude real, powerful darkness from growing in our hearts. ...'Mother rage can change you, providing access to parts of yourself you didn’t even know you had.'" - Christianity Today

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