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Posts in category “Family”

The Tao of the Traditional Family

From both a leading rabbi and the Vatican, powerful explanations of how the traditional family is the Way to human flourishing

Posted November 19th, 2014

Life That Refuses Life

The joylessness of Japanese sex, and other tales from a sterile world

Posted November 3rd, 2014

Germany: Land of Hillbilly Degenerates?

Elite state ethics panel says ‘sexual self-determination’ makes incest fine

Posted September 24th, 2014

Cradle In The Hammock

What a dying mother said to her little girl on a Sunday afternoon

Posted September 22nd, 2014

IsaacH’s Daughter Is Born

On Tuesday morning, I posted a letter from a reader, IsaacH, who …

Posted August 15th, 2014

Nigeria & Louisiana: Poor & Corrupt — But Happier Than Where You Live

Tim Urban spent 10 days in Nigeria and writes about what he …

Posted August 13th, 2014

On Learning Your Unborn Daughter Has Brain Damage

While we’re talking about amazing grace in everyday life, look at the …

Posted August 12th, 2014

To Die A Good Death

Are you following the blog of Kara Tippetts, the young Colorado wife …

Posted August 12th, 2014

Dear Jerk: Love Your Dad The Right-Wing Nut

Reader Surly sends this terrific piece of advice from rock singer Andrew …

Posted August 9th, 2014

Good Father/Bad Father

A Daytona Beach father walked in on Raymond Frolander, an 18 year …

Posted July 22nd, 2014

To Die In Love

Kara Tippetts is preparing for her death from cancer.¬†She thinks back to …

Posted July 22nd, 2014

Ada Lovelace’s Disciple, Or, Chronicle Of My Doom Foretold

  Last night just before bedtime, I saw my future as the …

Posted July 17th, 2014

Litigious Marriage, Litigious Mommy

Some ideas are so stupid and inhuman that only an academic could …

Posted July 14th, 2014

The CEO’s Excuse: ‘I’m Not The Only Bad Mother’

Indra Nooyi, the CEO of PepsiCo, concedes that her career success has …

Posted July 2nd, 2014

Lydia Netzer Knows What’s Good For You

David Brooks has a good column today about the value of realism …

Posted June 24th, 2014

Among Britain’s White Working Class

The Financial Times has a fascinating article based on a Soros-funded study …

Posted June 19th, 2014

Dark Parents, Dark Daughter

It turns out that the parents of one of the 12-year-old girls …

Posted June 10th, 2014