The ‘long game’ of Advent parenting

As Advent rapidly draws to a close, Catholic families are scrambling to prepare for Christmas while trying to maintain a spirit of solemn anticipation. Simcha Fisher shares her strategy for making Advent a season of anticipation rather than a month-long frenzy. Observing

Laying the foundation for vocational discernment

Writer and Catholic dad Leonard DeLorenzo coaches parents in helping their children become capable of their vocations: Parents’ vocation is to help your children become capable of their vocations. Each vocation is the specific shape of one’s own discipleship, and discipleship itself

Managing the growing chorus of opinions

In the bustling chaos of raising children, the multitude of opinions that emerge under one roof can sometimes feel overwhelming. From musical preferences to toy disputes, bedtime routines to snack time negotiations, it’s a constant whirlwind of individual desires. Yet, amid this

If you’re bored, it’s your own fault

In a world brimming with knowledge and opportunities, boredom should be alien. G.K. Chesterton, the celebrated English writer, once wisely remarked, "There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting subject. The only thing that can exist is an uninterested person."

Aiming for excellence rather than achievements

Writer and Catholic dad Leonard DeLorenzo addresses the emphasis on achievement in education to push students through the fast lane to the proverbial brass ring. Lenny writes: “The problem is with allowing the cash-in value of achievements to become the primary motivator,

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