Babies Need Their Moms. But Moms Need Paid Leave.
“Conservatives love my family-first message, but you have to pay for that message,” says researcher.
“Conservatives love my family-first message, but you have to pay for that message,” says researcher. Reporting | Family. Babies Need Their Moms. But Moms Need Paid Leave.
Moms Have Always ‘Worked.’ Just Ask the Puritans.
5 things I've learned from an early American vision of the household.
Opinion | Family. Moms 2. Worthwhile work doesn't necessarily entail a salary; nonetheless, making money for your family is valuable and venerable. Much
Has Attachment Theory Made Us Anxious Parents?
How gospel truth and global perspective free us from guilt-inducing expectations.
Opinion | Family. Finally, and perhaps most importantly, they discover that they're part of a family beyond our immediate one and that “other mothers” can meet their needs, as well.
This Christmas, I’m Defining Family by My Single Friends
Blood relatives are key to the holiday. But I share a deeper DNA with the body of Christ.
Opinion | Family. This Christmas, I'm Defining Family by My Single Friends. Blood relatives are key to the holiday. As the old song and the good book say: We are family.
Hiding the Full Truth from Kids Is Often Healthy
As our children come of age, how do we talk about the brutal realities of a broken world?
Opinion | Family. Hiding the Full Truth from Kids Is Often Healthy. As filter? For our family, the Ingalls' story has been a catalyst for asking these questions.
Blessed Are the Unsatisfied
We often assume that loneliness and dissatisfaction are symptoms of spiritual failure. But what if they’re signs of healthy faith?
Open a search engine and type “It didn't make me happy” and you'll find stories of people getting married or divorced, having a family, finding and losing jobs, converting to one religion
When Combat Trauma Tests a Marriage
PTSD impacts not just veterans but their spouses and children too. How can the church help military families heal?
Opinion | Family. Personality changes, constant criticism, and angry outbursts can be common for PTSD sufferers—and can be frightening and devastating for the entire family.
I Met the Man Who Killed My Entire Family
How Rwandan genocide survivor Immaculee Ilibagiza found forgiveness.
interview | Discipleship. I Met the Man Who Killed My Entire Family. Afterward, she sat down with CT to share about the process of forgiving the man who killed her entire family.
Joni Eareckson Tada: Why Suicide Is Everybody’s Business
Society’s moral resolve hinges on the interdependence of the sick and the well.
And on a smaller scale, your participation can even make a huge difference in what your family decides to do with your sister.” I paused, scanned the face of each student, and closed by
Your Spouse Doesn’t Need Your Unconditional Support
Sometimes the deepest expression of love comes in the form of difficult-to-hear truths.
Opinion | Family. Your Spouse Doesn't Need Your Unconditional Support. “He'll come in [to my home office] and stop me and ask me to spend time with family,” she said.
Treasures in Heaven, Tchotchkes on Earth
What happens when our kids don’t want our heirlooms.
Opinion | Family. Treasures in Heaven, Tchotchkes on Earth. What too. However, it turns out that a lot of our kids don't want our precious family treasures.
Women in China’s House Church Movement Face a Hidden Challenge
Chinese pastors’ wives struggle with something more personal than political oppression.
ourselves.”. “Our congregation has unrealistic expectations of our family. ethic. For Chinese pastors' wives, it's a quiet, subtle struggle that pervades family life.
When Your Spouse Is Mentally Ill
My husband’s schizoaffective disorder devastated our family. Here’s what I’ve learned in the years since he was first diagnosed.
My husband's schizoaffective disorder devastated our family. Here's what I've learned in the years since he was first diagnosed. Opinion | Family. When Your Spouse Is Mentally Ill.
Charles Dickens Still Haunts Christmas
How a 19th-century story informs the modern holiday spirit.
The movie is a thoroughly pleasant, sometimes funny, and occasionally reflective story with a PG-rating and storybook aesthetic that recommend it as the go-to family film of this holiday
13 Books to Read with Your Kids This Summer
What books would I take to a desert island—if my children came with me?
Opinion | Family. 13 Books to Read with Your Kids This Summer. Like any good librarian, she fosters a love of literacy that Tomás then shares with his own family.
Never on Pause
In seasons of unpaid work or at-home care, your calling is still significant.
Opinion | Family. McCulley's observation will fit some women's lives better than others, but, on the whole, most women are jugglers of work, family, and sudden transitions.
Why Gen Z’s Call for ‘Safe Spaces’ Is Good News for Churches
New expectations may shift youth group conversations, but Christ still provides the answer.
Reporting | Family. Why Gen Z's Call for 'Safe Spaces' Is Good News for Churches. New expectations may shift youth group conversations, but Christ still provides the answer.
‘Queen Esther Inspired Me to Speak Up,’ Says Nassar Victim
A biblical role model prompted Larissa Boyce to stand against her abuser. Her church supports her story.
Growing up, Boyce and her family attended a Reform synagogue and a nondenominational church, and she was accustomed to observing Jewish holidays.