Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “children”

Children As Commodities

More stories from a decadent world, one in which adults treat human …

Posted August 5th, 2014

Transgender Babies: The New Civil Rights Frontier

A couple of you have sent me this essay, in which a …

Posted June 27th, 2014

Eight Hundred Dead Irish Children

… thrown into the sewer, by Catholic nuns. From the Washington Post: …

Posted June 3rd, 2014

When Killing Children Is OK By Europeans

Belgium has now legalized euthanasia for children. All that remains is for …

Posted February 14th, 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman: Dad

Here’s a beautiful remembrance of Philip Seymour Hoffman by journalist Anthony Breznican, …

Posted February 6th, 2014

What Does The Cursing Toddler Say To Us?

I’m late getting to this, but I see that members Omaha Police …

Posted January 13th, 2014

Kids In The Collapse Of Catholic Culture

The Catholic writer and journalist Phil Lawler grieves the collapse of Catholic …

Posted December 11th, 2013

How To Raise Religious Children

Commonweal is running a great series of essays addressing the topic of …

Posted November 23rd, 2013

‘Selfish’ Parents & Cultural Policing

Reader Ned writes: I am white, professional, middle-class, in my mid-thirties and …

Posted October 25th, 2013

Why The Benedict Option Is Appealing

When I hear people condemn as cowards those who consider some form …

Posted September 27th, 2013

Advice From World’s Worst Father

An excerpt of Drew Magary’s new memoir about modern fatherhood.  It’s profane, …

Posted June 16th, 2013

Children Must Suffer. Equal Freedom Demands It.

The New York Times asks, “What happens to women who are denied …

Posted June 13th, 2013

Children As Therapeutic Accessories

The new trend: As Christy Everson was nearing age 40, she made …

Posted May 30th, 2013

The Tyranny Of Desire

No, not another BDSM thread. This, from Psychology Today, is about a …

Posted May 17th, 2013

O Happy, Happy Book Lent

As I type this, my two younger kids are in the living …

Posted March 28th, 2013

Electronic-Free Kids, Week One

My children have had a media fast imposed on them by their …

Posted March 22nd, 2013

It’s Different With Kids

What you see in movies (and the wider culture) changes when you become a parent.

Posted December 27th, 2012