Steve Rabey of Faith Street reveals the emotions behind Medical Marijuana in this article. "[P]eople need to see that God has made this plant, just like any other plant, to be used for HIs glory." FInd out more about these so called, "Pot Pilgrims" and why these Christian families are flocking to Colorado for their children.
The link between poverty and absent dads in the U.S. can't be denied. "Single-parent families are not the same in the United States as elsewhere. Simply put, unmarried parents here are more likely to enter into parenthood in ways guaranteed to create turmoil in their children's lives." Read more about How Single Motherhood Hurts Kids in this New York Times Opinionator contributed by Kay S. Hymowitz.
In Motherhood Is Not Martyrdom, Jessica Grose responds to a letter between a working mom and a stay-at-home that's gone viral. She refutes myths regarding both types of mothers.
Professor Eli J. Finkel poses the question, "Are marriages today better or worse than they used to be?" in The New York Times' Sunday Review, "The All-or-Nothing Marriage".
First comes the baby, and then all the whining starts about how impossible it all is. In this New York Times Sunday Review, Ross Douthat describes expectations, parenthood and the "Parental Pity Party" some parents experience.
Under Obama Order, Workers With Disabilities To Get Pay Hike Michelle Diament of DisabilityScoop.com recounts the excutive order President Obama signed "raising minimum wage for federal contract workers inlcuding those with disabillties." "If you work full-time, you shouldn't be living in poverty," Obama said. "This executive order will cover Americans with disabilities because this principle doesn't just apply to some of us, it applies to all of us."
In Defense of the Christian Private School Bubble: Giving parents grace in a complex educational landscape. Why author and mother, Andrea Palpant Diley is thankful for making the tough decision of sending her daughter to a Christian private school. (Christianity Today)