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Free-Range Parenting: Not One-Size-Fits-Most

It’s telling that in recent decades there’s been a significant shift towards helicopter parenting and a comeback trend in free-range parenting for counterbalance. Remember Danielle and Alexander Meitiv, the free-range parents in Maryland found responsible for “unsubstantiated” child neglect for allowing their 10 and 6-year-old children to walk home alone from a park a mile away? 682 more words


PM's wrath well deserved

John Key’s anger in Parliament yesterday seems to have taken the Opposition by surprise. Perhaps they mistook his long consideration of the Iraq deployment as an indication that he didn’t really have his heart in it. 243 more words

Ewen McQueen

ISIS must be defeated

If we won’t fight ISIS we won’t fight anyone. The Prime Minister is correct – doing nothing is not an option. Some commentators have said the barbarity of ISIS is nothing new in the history of human conflict. 327 more words

Ewen McQueen

Minnesota bills to limit conscientious belief exemption

The recent outbreak of measles has been all over the news recently, and anyone who believes in the freedom of informed choice on a question of vaccinations is proclaimed an hysterical “anti-vaxxer,” when the science clearly advises caution. 91 more words


Looking Behind and Ahead of Roe v. Wade

A look at recent reports on abortion in Southwest Ohio reveals news that’s good, bad, and ugly.

The good—in truth, the marvelous: The end of surgical abortions at Martin Haskell’s clinic in Sharonville in 2014 was a powerful reminder that God hears our prayers and moves on behalf of vulnerable infants. 196 more words


1.20.15 What is American culture?

Saw Hercules (2014) last night.

American themes:

-With belief, you can do anything

-You all can be heroes

-A small number of people (e.g., 5) can defeat EVERYONE ELSE… 74 more words

One Gift

 If I had to choose one gift to give
To every single child
I’d walk, I’d run to find each one
And sit down by their side…

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