Parenting

Greg Barlow Recently a Texas road construction project was postponed because of the discovery of a rare species of spider.  The project will not resume until scientists have fully evaluated the risks to the spider's habitat posed by a continuation of the project. Thousands of acres of...

Here’s the question we asked UFI readers: “Women: Would you consider being a surrogate mother for an adult child or other family member?” Here’s how readers responded: 16 percent       “Yes” 65 percent       “No Way” 19 percent       “Uncertain” This question was asked in the quake of a slate of news reports of...

Here’s the question we asked UFI readers: "During a week, how many evening meals do you sit down and eat together as a family?" Here’s how readers responded: 57 Percent                   Virtually every night  1 Percent                    Once a week 8 Percent                     2-3 times a week 34 Percent                   4-5 times a week As the...

 “That’s Obscene!”  It’s a phrase that’s tossed around regularly and depending on the context, can mean absolutely anything.  Have you ever wondered, however, whether or not there is a codified/legal definition of “obscenity” or is it simply “in the eye of the beholder?”  Turns out...

Here’s the question we asked UFI readers: “If genetic engineering were to give parents the ability to screen out ‘personality flaws’ in their children, would you take advantage of it?” Here’s how readers responded: 0   Percent           Yes 97 Percent           No 3 Percent             Unsure If given the opportunity, it's pretty clear...

Here’s the question we asked UFI readers:  “In the current cultural and moral environment, is it more challenging and difficult to raise boys or to raise girls?” Here’s how readers responded: 46 Percent                           Boys 54 Percent                           Girls Perhaps you, too, have heard this question tossed around by parents struggling through...