Moms need mentors too. Our fast-moving consumer culture under-appreciates the value of shaping a child’s heart and soul—and moms feel keenly that lack of support. Catholic moms, committed not only to raising their children well in secular terms, but also to raising them right in the eyes of God, are looking for something akin to spiritual mothering.
Kids are flunking the daily moral tests of life. Why? Because of parenting practices that result in too little time, togetherness, tenderness, and teaching.