Mary Cooney

The gift of love: a letter to teachers
17 Jan 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: homeschooling, teaching, virtue
A riff on a famous first century letter.

A bright consensus about screens and kids
2 Nov 2018 | CONNECTING |  
tags: child development, digital media, parenting, screen time
We can teach our children to use screens moderately and wisely.

Screwtape’s advice for devoted mothers
15 Oct 2018 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child raising, fear of failure, homeschooling, motherhood
‘Fear of Failure is one of our most delightfully destructive tools’

How Catholic parents can reform the church
25 Sep 2018 | ABOVE |  
tags: Catholic Church, Humanae Vitae, sexual abuse
We should start by taking Humanae Vitae seriously.

Another thing George Washington, Louisa May Alcott and Robert Frost had in common
9 May 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, homeschooling
They were all educated at home, as thousands of Americans are today.

Do not be afraid: the truth about Down syndrome
21 Mar 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Down syndrome
Most people who want to abort babies with trisomy 21 are terribly misled.

Effective child discipline (3): The age of responsibility
19 Feb 2018 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: discipline, parenting, virtue
Teach your older children that the family needs them.

Effective child discipline 2: The age of reason
14 Feb 2018 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: discipline, parenting, virtue
Teaching children to see beyond their own point of view

The secret of effective child discipline (Part 1)
12 Feb 2018 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: discipline, parenting, virtue
Behaviour modification is not enough. Change must come from within.

Super special fathers of specially needy children
18 Jun 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: fatherhood, special needs children
On Father's Day, let's honour the dads of special needs children.

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