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Talking With Kids About God

Perhaps you saw Bruce Feiler’s recent column in The NY Times, “For A Child, God’s Back Story,” in which he endorsed a full disclosure approach when answering children’s questions about God. It’s painfully predictable, but it also got me thinking: [My daughter] Eden looked at me and asked, “Daddy, if I speak to God, will […]

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, Parenting and The Law

As you may recall from Psych 101, Abraham Maslow’s “Hierarchy of Needs” is one particularly popular way to explain human motivation, “a neat and tidy pyramid, with fulfillment of ‘physiological needs’ at its base, then things like ‘safety,’ ‘love,’ ‘belonging’ and ‘esteem’ stacked on top, all capped by ‘self-actualization.’”According to a recent article by Lisa […]