Family Issues / Parenting
Understanding Parenting Teenage Mothers
In 1988, while looking for organizations specifically serving parenting teenage mothers, I was saddened by the realization that very few such organizations existed. There were many...October 1st, 2004
The Vaccination Quandary
When a couple is expecting their first child, often times hopes, dreams and aspirations take center stage. The parents know they are going to love and care for their child, and plan...October 1st, 2004
Is Adoption Still the Forgotten Option?
Last month, Dateline NBC told the story of a young couple's decision to have a baby who had been diagnosed with Down syndrome. The story, which took place in 1998, is worth recalling...October 1st, 2004
Sympathy: Feeling With Others, Not For Them
When we sympathize with others, we are led into action, following Jesus' command to love one another as he loved us."Sympathy is cold to the relation of distant misery," wrote Edward...October 1st, 2004
In a society where infanticide (by way of abortion) is an acceptable practice, and sex education includes the use of dolls that simulate real babies to teach teens how burdensome parenthood...October 1st, 2004
Parenting When Your Child Goes Down the Wrong Path
When Things Go Wrong: What to do, and not to do, when your child goes down the wrong path. David and Dennis are brothers. They share the same Mom and Dad and grew up in the same household,...October 1st, 2004
The Father and Issues of Life and Death: Questions
When abortion is marketed to the general public its advocates emphasize the autonomous right of the woman to make this decision. Society has so bought into that notion that in 1976...October 1st, 2004
The Skinny on Kids and TV
The number one incentive for taking control of your youngsters’ television habits is their spiritual health. Doing it for the sake of their physical health is also very compelling.Recent...October 1st, 2004
Sharing the Facts of Life
I trusted him when he told me, "I love you." He trusted me when I said the same. We trusted our emotions when they said, "It's OK. Show each other how much you care." When our relationship...October 1st, 2004
Caution: Bumps Ahead (Preparing for Adolescence)
A team of doctors decided to conduct an experiment to study the ways in which group pressure influences young people. To accomplish this, they invited 10 teenagers into a room and told...October 1st, 2004
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