Children

Explainer: What's happening with children at the southern border?

"At the center of the government's policies toward child migrants is a 1997 consent decree known as the Flores Settlement Agreement. Flores directs that children who are unaccompanied or who have been removed from their parents during the process of immigrating are to be transferred to a licensed facility within three to five days of apprehension, and a max of 20 days during times of emergency influx" - ERLC

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Employees Quit NHS Transgender Clinic over Kids’ Experimental Treatments

"The five former clinicians at the Gender Identity Development Service...expressed their concerns to the British daily The Times. Each of them was part of a team charged with deciding whether patients as young as three should be prescribed hormone blockers to prevent the onset of puberty. The number of child referrals to GIDS skyrocketed from 94 in 2010 to 2,519 in 2018." - National Review

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Marriage Isn’t About Making Adults Feel Nice, It’s About Raising Children

“Marriage laws stem from the fact that children are the natural product of sexual relationships between men and women, and that both fathers and mothers are viewed to be necessary and important for children. Thus, throughout history, diverse cultures and faiths have recognized marriage between one man and one woman as the best way to promote healthy families and societies.” - The Federalist

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D.C. Bureaucrats Are Trying to Make Parents Get a License to Let Children Play Together

"According to government officials in Washington, DC, arrangements like this are violations of the law. They are cracking down on what they call an illegal 'child development facility' operating without a license." - Intellectual Takeout

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Preparing to Launch: The Importance of Communication

For the last couple of years I’ve done a workshop for our homeschool support group on preparing your child to launch. The parents who attend have kids in high school, and the most common topic has not been how to get kids into college. It’s been about issues of parental authority with young adults at home.

If you constantly recite the “My house, my rules!” lecture to your 18 year old, that horse has probably left the corral and is roaming the plains of Montana.

This is a sensitive topic, and parents in my Preparing to Launch Workshop expect me to give them long, complex answers to their questions, with a “How To” checklist. However, in one form or another, my answer is almost always “Communication.”

Here’s why.

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