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Understanding the enduring popularity of Laura Ingalls Wilder

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Books | In February of 1867, a little girl named Laura Elizabeth was born in a small log cabin near Pepin, Wis. Some of her family lines went back to the 

The Dickensian tale of a North Korean orphan

By Sophia Lee
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South Korea | Once a lonely teenaged troublemaker, Hyeon Cheon-yong found security and love in his new South Korean family

Report: Black church key to rebuilding the American family

Report: Black church key to rebuilding the American family

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | The black church has the potential to rebuild the American family, according to two new reports released last week by the Family Research Council (FRC). 

Study: Same-sex parents just aren’t the same

By Daniel James Devine
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Family | Growing up in a homosexual household raises risk of childhood emotional problems, according to new research

Baby Leo’s case highlights plight of disabled children

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | A story about a baby born with Down syndrome in Armenia and his parents resulting separation went viral last week. The mother and father have publicly…

Digital detox

Digital detox

By Mary Jackson
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Lifestyle | How much screen time is too much for children?

Vaccine debate becomes first 2016 political football

By Courtney Crandell
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Campaign 2016 | Childhood immunizations and the debate about whether they should be mandatory became a hot topic on the 2016 presidential campaign trail this week. The issue…

Is advocating for marriage a lost cause?

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | Bradford Wilcox, director of the National Marriage Project, urges policy-makers to recognize the role two-parent families play in ending the cycle of poverty

Incubating character in the home

Incubating character in the home

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My father, age 90, moved in with us last year, and it is all to the good. I didn’t say it is all without challenges. But who ever produced anything…

Notable Books

By Emily Whitten
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Books | Four recent audiobooks for the family

Worshiping home births

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Parenting | A long-time friend, when she was expecting her second child back in 1978, read a book about home birthing. The author’s main theme was that prospective…

FDA warns pregnant women away from recreational ultrasounds

FDA warns pregnant women away from recreational ultrasounds

By Julie Borg
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Health | Expectant mothers may long for a peek at the little life inside them, but they usually have to wait until the 20th week for their doctor to order an…

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