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Three little words deemed destructive for boys

Three little words deemed destructive for boys

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Culture | From all appearances, the Ban Bossy campaign is a fizzle. Even feminists roll their eyes and comment on its misdirection. I would have thought “bossiness”

Bursting out all over: God’s creative act

Bursting out all over: God’s creative act

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Christianity Today editor Andy Crouch has a new book out, Playing God: Redeeming the Gift of Power (IVP Books, 2013) . WORLD’s current issue includes my interview…

Infant information

Infant information

By Daniel James Devine
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Technology | New infant sleep monitors help some parents rest easy, but the health benefits are questionable

How to handle a bully

How to handle a bully

By Bill Newton
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Family | “Pastor, my son was attacked on his way home from school by a bully. What should I do?” a mother asked a popular radio program host (I’ll call him…

Little girl lost

By Amy Henry
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Family | Earlier this week, as we watched our son’s last basketball game of the season, a strange, muffled alarm rang out and people grabbed their phones to find an…

Tell your children a story

Tell your children a story

By Amy Henry
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Parenting | Albert Einstein once said, “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more…

Hearing loss takes the fun out of loud toys

Hearing loss takes the fun out of loud toys

By Julie Borg
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Health | It only takes 15 minutes of playtime for a loud toy—anything 100 decibels (dB) or louder, about the volume of a jackhammer—to damage a child’s hearing,

How dads affect kids’ brain function

How dads affect kids’ brain function

By Julie Borg
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Science | The absence of a father during childhood development may cause defects in a child’s brain structure that can lead to social and behavioral impairments,

Another beautiful mouth to feed

By Jeff Koch
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Family | It’s official: Koch baby No. 8 is coming soon to a hospital near you. Glad though the tidings be, I’m sorry to say the news almost finished off my dear…

Raising gritty kids

Raising gritty kids

By Amy Henry
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Parenting | My 9-year-old son came home from school yesterday “coughing,” saying he would be too sick to go to school today. The cause of his “sickness”? The next…

Broken music

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Community | Without the structure of nuclear families, communities lapse into noise

Adoption under fire

By Susan Olasky
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Adoption | During November, National Adoption Month, watch for noisy attacks on international adoption. Not getting as much attention: hundreds of thousands of dead…

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