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.
Maddox is only two, but she will make you think.
Tiger Mother is wrong. The measure of successful parenting is not what our child does or achieves, but what kind of person he or she becomes. It’s more about “being” and less about “doing.”
Kids are flunking the daily moral tests of life. Why? Because of parenting practices that result in too little time, togetherness, tenderness, and teaching.
My mom has raised ten of us, so I listen when she says there’s no need to be the perfect mom. All we need to be is a mom who depends on the love of a perfect God.
The pill promised sexual utopia without consequences. In real life, the pill proves that sex still has consequences. What’s changed for women is why they have sex and what consequences they face.
My mom gives to us constantly, as prayer warrior, family communicator, protector, and sacrificial, loving, mom.
Sports and demanding physical activity provide our kids with the mental toughness they will need in life. Sports build strong character, strong bodies, and a tough, persevering spirit.
My heart is so sad. I just watched the chilling YouTube video by Angie Jackson, a Florida mom undergoing an abortion at-home using RU-486. Angie wants the world to experience her abortion with her—so she’s “tweeting” about, in graphic detail and with appalling coldness. Her purpose? According to her video, she hopes to “demystify abortion”…
The courts are wrong to grant custody of a child to an unrelated gay partner of the child’s mom. Even though the lesbian couple conceived the child in a civil union, the unrelated partner did not adopt the child so the natural mom should not lose custody.