One-on-one time with parents is crucial

William West | 10 December 2012

Parents concerned about losing touch with their children as the teen years approach may take some encouragement from a new study.

Battle of the messy bedroom

Mariette Ulrich | 14 November 2012

Even if parents have missed the Early Childhood Training boat, all is not lost.

The surprising mental health effects of gender equality parenting

Bryce J. Christensen | 12 November 2012

When parents embrace the ideal of gender equality, their children enjoy the best possible mental health. They must. All the progressive commentators say so.

Family dinners don’t work magic

Carolyn Moynihan | 03 July 2012

Research over the past decade showing a significant link between the wellbeing of teenagers and family dinners makes a lot of sense.

Social networking 101 for parents

Manuel Villalobos | 10 April 2012

One of the burning questions of our time: why is social networking so compelling for young people?


Family Edge looks at news and trends affecting the family in the light of human dignity. Our focus is the inspiring, creative, humorous, annoying, ridiculous, and dangerous ideas in the evening news. Send tips and brainwaves to the editor, Tamara Rajakariar, at tamara.rajakariar@

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