Family

June 20, 2014
Photo: Ben Gray, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Driven to Distraction

Gene Weingarten’s Pulitzer Prize-winning profile of children killed by hyperthermia is undoubtedly the saddest and most depressing thing you will read today–if you can even bear
June 22, 2014

6 Ways to Stop Yelling at Your Kids

No, locking them in the crawl space under the porch while you go see Godzilla is not one of them. But as all parents know, there are
June 23, 2014

Rules For Dating My Daughter

When I saw the buzzy Tumblr photo by Kristine Speare of her dad’s “Rules for Dating My Daughter” t-shirt, something bothered me about it. I get why
June 23, 2014

Identical Twins Ordained in Michigan

This is just great. On Saturday, identical twins Gary and Todd Koenigsknecht of Fowler, Michigan, were ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Lansing. The
July 9, 2014

Catholic at Heart: Pierce Brosnan’s Imperfect Yet Saving Faith

It would be a beautiful world if cradle Catholics remained faithful all their lives, and if converts (because, in this scenario, there wouldn’t be any reverts,
July 22, 2014

7 Things You Need to Do Right Now Before Your Phone Ruins Your Life

  Are you a slave to your iPhone?  Do your evenings revolve around the TV?  Are you perpetually glued to a screen? If you answered yes
July 31, 2014

“I Like Having Lots of Siblings Because…”

I immediately regretted playing it out loud. There was no voice, only rustling around. Then we heard shrieking and screaming. It sounded like she was in
July 31, 2014

Europe’s High Court Needs to Air Mail Ruth Bader Ginsburg a Giant Eraser. Here’s Why.

I’ve been making the rounds on global [+1:49:10] and national [+51:33] radio this week, talking about a recent ruling of the European Court of Human Rights
August 1, 2014

Should Ryan Anderson Be Allowed to Vote?

Barro says flatly that people who disagree with him have no rights he’s bound to respect: “some policy views render people unworthy of respect” It’s not