The challenges to raise children in today’s society are many. High academic standards, rising education fees and the fear of a future that is less safe are only a few. On top of that, more and more experts are trying to tell parents what to do — if you read a few books, you could easily get opposing advice. How can parents choose priorities for their children? Do you have to teach your child four languages by the age of 5, plus ballet and baseball, or is something else more important? Some parents share what they discovered as the basis: not knowledge or methods, but values.
Relationships are more important than the expectations that society imposes on parents
A former astronaut shares how to get along with others, whether in a tiny spaceship or back on the ground
Seeing the needs and trusting in God’s providence at the grocery store line
How one woman’s retirement has turned to caring for the marginalized