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Parenting as a political activity
Holly Hamilton-Bleakley | 14 July 2014 |
tags: parenting, politics, virtue
Society needs virtuous people more than it needs laws.


Out of the cave: leading our children away from celebrity culture
Holly Hamilton-Bleakley | 02 July 2014 |
tags: celebrity culture, parenting, philosophy
We are surrounded by images and messages that do not tell the truth about the good life.


Don’t expect stable families without a living wage
Carolyn Moynihan | 27 June 2014 |
tags: conservatives, family policy, just wage
There’s a conservative case for a just wage and a couple of marriage researchers have just made it.


The bitter price of divorce
Francisco José Pérez Valero | 24 June 2014 |
tags: divorce, family law
A searing new documentary exposes the human and social cost of tearing families apart.


Looking in the wrong places to explain another mass murder
Michael Cook | 26 May 2014 |
tags: divorce, mass shootings, misogyny, pornography, rampage shooting
Why haven't the media zeroed in on the divorce of Elliot Rodger's parents?


The fearful symmetry of family violence
Carolyn Moynihan | 23 May 2014 |
tags: feminism, gender violence
Despite appearances, partner abuse is not a one-way street.


Happy International Day of Families! Oh, you didn’t know?
Carolyn Moynihan | 15 May 2014 |
tags: International Year of the Family 2014
It’s high time for a mobilisation of the family minded, with or without the media.


A special year for the family - but who knew?
Ignacio Socias | 23 April 2014 |
tags: International Year of the Family 2014, United Nations
The UN wants 2014 to bring greater recognition of the family's role. Someone should tell the New York Times.


In a world of family change, how are children faring?
Laura Lippman | 19 April 2014 |
tags: child wellbeing, family research, World Family Map
A new report provides a unique global picture of family factors affecting child well-being.


Is “conscious uncoupling” really such a loopy idea?
Zac Alstin | 15 April 2014 |
tags: celebrity culture, divorce, marriage, New Age
Gwyneth Paltrow was ridiculed when she explained her divorce, but there's a nugget of truth in her words.


Protecting the first “little platoon”
Bryce J. Christensen | 10 April 2014 |
tags: book reviews, conservatism, family, liberalism
Society needs family values - but not the faith they are based on? Where a liberal proposal falls down.


No, Costanza Miriano is not crazy
Mary Cooney | 02 April 2014 |
tags: Christian theology, marriage
Submissive wives, sacrificing husbands, is a model that really works.


The unspeakable link between family stability and prosperity
Andrea Mrozek | 02 April 2014 |
tags: Canada, family structure, wealth
The first step to solving a problem is recognising that one exists.


Marry and submit to him. What?
Michael Kirke | 28 March 2014 |
tags: Christian theology, feminism, marriage
An Italian journalist gives advice that has feminists fuming. Is she mad?


Still recovering
Pavel A. Parfentiev | 26 March 2014 |
tags: Communism, family policy, family values, Russia
70 years under Communism have damaged generations of Russian families.


Men@home: Are they up to the job?
David Vincent | 19 March 2014 |
tags: homemakers, house husbands, men
Mostly, yes, but they are under pressure to do much more.


The marriage gap: where poor Canadians are missing out
Peter Jon Mitchell | 05 March 2014 |
tags: Institute of Marriage and Family Canada, marriage gap
Anyone concerned about the increasing wealth gap should study marriage figures.


Modern marriage: a modelling course
Carolyn Moynihan | 28 February 2014 |
tags: fertility, marriage, parenting
Self-actualising, HIP, egalitarian, neo-traditional – which model will save marriage?


The new silence which is destroying our kids
Jeremy Sammut | 30 January 2014 |
tags: Australia, broken families, child abuse, divorce, single motherhood
Why are politicians and the media ignoring the cause of most child abuse: the breakdown of the traditional family?


The pursuit of feminine excellence
Angela Miceli | 06 December 2013 |
tags: contraception, feminism, motherhood, women's careers
Loving motherhood does not exclude professional success.


Eating salt together - the real life of a home
John A. Cuddeback | 05 December 2013 |
tags: family meals, home, leisure, work
Home should be a place of personal intimacy, but more and more it is not.


Lessons from Sandy Hook
Rick Fitzgibbons | 03 December 2013 |
tags: gun control, Sandy Hook school shootings, video games
A government report on a school shooting in which six adults and 20 children died fails to establish a motive.


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