Parenting


The next step in the culture war is the assault on the traditional family

The idea is that having family, growing up with two parents, is privileged, and that this creates inequity. Any inequity must be crushed.

Sumantra Maitra

Baby selling is big business

As doctors line their pockets, and babies are sold across borders, it is not equality, but money, power and influence that are at stake. Women and children—as usual—are collateral damage.

Nicole Russell

Toronto family builds backyard pirate ship but the city forces them to dismantle it

A Toronto family built a pirate ship in their backyard to keep their kids occupied during the pandemic but got a nasty surprise when the city told them to take it down.

Libby Emmons

Making room for foster children during the pandemic

Hundreds of thousands of children in the foster care system are being forced to brave this unprecedented crisis without the comfort of a stable home or loving guardians.

Melissa Buck

Anti-spanking legislation is a means to undermine parental rights

It’s hard to believe this is really about spanking a child rather than a politician trying to use the state as a tool to destroy the family and turn children into puppets of the state.

Nicole Russell

The NYC school system is teaching my ten-year-old son that he's racist

What my son heard was that he is racist and doesn’t even know it, and that his parents and grandparents provided this legacy to him.

Libby Emmons

Bill to ban FGM passes in Wyoming despite pushback by radical trans activists

A Wyoming bill to ban FGM was nearly defeated by opposition from trans activists on the grounds that it would outlaw gender reassignment surgery for minors.

Erin Perse

JK Rowling releases free book and asks kids around the world to help illustrate it

JK Rowling, best-selling author and mom of three has released her new children’s book The Ickabog online for free, to give kids in quarantine something new to read.

Loraine Balita-Centeno

Why to make your kids do chores— and how to get them to do it

How do you help your children get ready to “adult?” Science says you need to start them early.

Loraine Balita-Centeno

End the lockdown for the sake of compassion

What we now know in May, but did not know in March, is that the global COVID-19 death toll is at the low end of the range of deaths resulting from the annual flu.

John Carpay

X Æ A-12 will be a gender neutral baby

While well-intentioned, there are limits to the usefulness of gender neutral approaches to parenting, and it arguably invites risks to children's development and wellbeing.

Erin Perse

Five questions to ask before getting a pet during this pandemic

People are rushing to animal shelters to adopt pets and shelters are getting cleared out fast. Are you ready for a furry addition to your family?

Loraine Balita-Centeno

Parents find no reprieve in partial reopening

The lag in reopening society takes a greater toll on parents, who find that mixing homeschooling, work and restrictions takes a drastic mental health toll.

Julian Vigo

Seven ways to celebrate Mother's Day during the coronavirus lockdown

Who knew we would be celebrating Mother’s Day in the middle of a pandemic? We’ve compiled a few ideas to help you celebrate while we’re all stuck at home.

Loraine Balita-Centeno

Seven life skills to teach your kids if you're burned out on home school

Home schooling is a valuable tool, but basic life skills can't be found in a book. Take time to teach your kids these hands on skills.

Loraine Balita-Centeno