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Parents Watching Youth Sports

Showing Love By Showing Up

What ParentData Can Teach You (And What It Can’t)

A New Dad Finds a Phd Economist Turned Parenting Guru.

Another Week Ends: Niche Sports, Faith Healers, Super-Parents, Rediscovering Privacy, and Your Done List

1. Mbird speaker emeritus Oliver Burkeman has a new twice-a-month newsletter with a great name, The Imperfectionist, which you can sign up for if you’d like. In his inaugural edition of the newsletter, Burkeman has an uncanny insight into the unpayable debt of the cosmic to-do list: What if — and personally I find this […]

The Shearing Effect of Shaming Children

On The Soul of Shame by Curt Thompson

Another Week Ends: No Good Choices, Fitness Prohibition, The Weight of Gold, Acceptable Prayers, Failing at Hygge, and How Not to Incentive Your Spouse

1. On The Mockingcast this week, our intrepid trio open the show by swapping their school plans for their kiddos. Sarah Condon shared that, even with a whole history of pot-stirring social media posts, she’s extremely hesitant to post her kids’ back-to-school photos. Claire Cain McMiller in the New York Times says Sarah is right […]

Another Week Ends: Christ the Physician, Lincoln’s Grace, Music for Hope, Personal Annihilation, and Night of the Living Karens

Alleluia! Christ being raised from the dead will never die again; death no longer has dominion over him. The death that he died, he died to sin, once for all; but the life he lives, he lives to God. So goes the Pascha Nostrum, an old hymn that Christians have sung for centuries. The liturgical […]

Monsters of Hope: Parenting in a Pandemic

We Need the Hope of Our Children Right Now

Another Week Ends: Behavior Modifications, a Developed Buffer, Performance Parenting, and a Marriage at the End of the World

“Man, I sure pity whoever has to do the weekender today,” I thought to myself earlier this week, only to check my calendar and see it was me! If we’re connecting the Christian message to everyday life, for just about everyone, everyday life has, er, gone viral. Here’s our roundup of the best of the […]

If You Sat in Front of Me at Church, I Apologize

Kids in Church, Am I Right?

Mr. Archie and Waiting in Advent

It Takes a Certain Amount of Humility to Fade into the Background, Letting Your Protege Shine.

From Mary’s Womb

How Do We Let Go? Both Mothers and Fathers Understand This Struggle.

Middle School, Santa Claus, and the Love that Surpasses Understanding

“Well,” My Young Scholar Replied, “There’s Really No Proof That He DOESN’T Exist.”