To combat racism, try reviving the black family

Gomez has made an assertion of evil, the evil of racism, as if it were endemic in America and self-evident. I do not deny that relations between blacks and whites in the United States are bad. I also do not deny that human beings will use race as a cause for enmity; anything will be … Read more To combat racism, try reviving the black family

First Family, Then Freedom

Without stronger kin, the American way grows fatally weak. . . . We should be concerned about the falling fortunes of the family in this nation because, as Thomas Klingenstein has noted, such a downfall poses a very real threat to the health of the American way of life. Consider three key elements of our … Read more First Family, Then Freedom

America is awash in overmothered men

Growing up fatherless, or with a father a son rarely sees due to divorce or workaholism (yes, that’s a thing), almost invariably stunts a boy’s growth. The end result is almost always too much mother, which means boys will absorb all so much femininity and none of the masculinity they need. Ergo, he will spend … Read more America is awash in overmothered men

9 Reasons You Should Have A Baby This Year If You’re Young And Married

Considering how many children I would like to have when I am 50 has brought me to the conclusion that I want as many as my husband and I can responsibly care for. So far we have five. When I was a teen and in my early 20s, nobody told me how fulfilling and meaningful … Read more 9 Reasons You Should Have A Baby This Year If You’re Young And Married

Where Have All the Grown-Ups Gone?

A society that turns its back on holy matrimony and refuses the blessing of children is doomed to fail. . . . Those of my generation might recall the song, Where Have All the Flowers Gone?, a hit record by the Kingston Trio, among others, composed by Pete Seeger. Part of the folk music revival … Read more Where Have All the Grown-Ups Gone?

A Question from Marriage Prep That Belongs in the Dating Sphere

What was your dinner table like growing up? It sounds simple, I know. Maybe it sounds even painfully simple to you. But I learned—and I think you will too—how telling it actually can be. There are two (main) ways a Q&A can go wrong with your date: a Q (or A) can make the situation … Read more A Question from Marriage Prep That Belongs in the Dating Sphere