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Mom‘s nurture can turbo-charge preschoolers’ brain growth

Mom‘s nurture can turbo-charge preschoolers’ brain growth

By Julie Borg
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Science | This Mother’s Day, many moms across the nation will receive crayon scribbles, construction paper bracelets, and dandelion bouquets from their young…

What’s behind the all-time-low teen birth rate?

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | The U.S. teen birth rate is at an all-time low, according to new government data released last week. The birth rate for teens has been falling since 1991, but…

Theology served family-style

By Janie B. Cheaney & Hayley Schoeppler
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Children’s Books of the Year | Author Marty Machowski explains why he wrote a systematic theology book for children

Mother’s Day mourning

Mother’s Day mourning

By Mindy Belz
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Family | Moms perform the essential task of teaching the names that fill a world

Improving the numbers by changing the rules

Improving the numbers by changing the rules

By La Shawn Barber
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Education | St. Louis school district suspends out-of-school suspensions for young children

Europe gives France a slap on the wrist over spanking support

Europe gives France a slap on the wrist over spanking support

By Kiley Crossland
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France | The French government is taking a stand on spanking a year after getting a reprimand from Europe’s top human rights body. Last week, the Family Ministry of…

Where is Pope Francis leading the Catholic Church?

By Nick Eicher
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Religion | Each week, The World and Everything in It features a “Culture Friday” segment, in which Executive Producer Nick Eicher discusses the latest cultural news

Pope rankles conservative Catholics with new family ministry plan

By Kiley Crossland
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Religion | The pope’s much anticipated apostolic exhortation on the family has conservative Catholics calling for clarity. The document, a 256-page commentary on…

Economists: New York’s paid family leave plan has shaky foundation

By Kiley Crossland
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Business | New York state passed the longest and most far-reaching family paid leave policy in the country last week. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed it into law Monday as part…

Work and family time

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Thoughts turn to fatherhood as dust settles on Adam LaRoche’s retirement

Child’s play

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Education | Our hurried children need to learn relational intelligence

A blessing, not a burden

A blessing, not a burden

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My neighbor’s brother died on Saturday. He was 60. Joan (I will call her) took care of her younger sibling with Down syndrome all his life after their…

 
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