motherhood

Erika Walker In the realm of family studies the role of mothers is often researched and discussed. After all, between the two parents mothers typically spend the most time with their children, and are therefore responsible for the majority of the teaching, comforting, disciplining, and nurturing. So...

Elise Ellsworth Christian preacher and theologian Peter Marshall once counseled a couple whose family was being ripped apart by excessive materialism – “What good is a beautiful house,” he asked, “filled with expensive furniture, if there isn’t any love between those who live inside the house?...

Diane Robertson Last December the Supreme Court heard arguments about the workplace and pregnancy. A pregnant employee wanted UPS to accommodate her pregnancy by switching her to a job where she would not have to lift heavy packages. UPS refused, so the woman took unpaid leave...

Diane Robertson Parental rights come naturally from the conceiving, birthing and rearing of children. It’s not just a natural right, but a biological right. Children are tied to their parents through care and through genetics. Parents not only have the right to their children because they...

700,000 teen pregnancies each year: Decisions made have lasting impact. Kristen Jan Cannon According to StayTeen.org, approximately 3 in 10 teenage girls will get pregnant in the U.S. each year. That equates to 700,000 teen pregnancies annually! For such cases, adoption is a phenomenal route to go. And...

Diane Robertson Someone with the measles went to Disney Land and suddenly the ongoing vaccination debate explodes. Many angry parents, and pediatricians call for the government to intervene and force everyone to vaccinate their children. Some have even called for children to be taken away if...

Nathalie Bowman If you’ve ever been around a newborn baby, you know there is something special about that perfect, new little life. Each new little person born has their own unique personality and is filled with love and the potential to succeed at life. It’s beautiful...