Beliefnet
Sections:
Family Parenting Birth Relationships Marriage

Family

What's Inside the Package?
Remember what really counts when applying to college.
By Jean Fitzpatrick

Kids & Prayer FAQ
Want to start your kids on the road to prayer? The authors of 'Circle of Grace' tell you how.
By Gregory and Suzanne M. Wolfe
01/05/2001

Teaching Casey to Pray
Family prayer was a failure in our house, until one special night.
By William Stephen Cross
01/05/2001

Conversations with God
A mother who rebelled against prayer as a child confronts her child's need to pray.
By Rosemary Bray McNatt
01/05/2001

How an Interfaith Family Prays
The emphasis is on finding points of common spirituality where prayers intersect.
By Gregory and Suzanne M. Wolfe
01/05/2001

New Year's Rituals for Families
You don't have to stay up past midnight to celebrate a festive, meaningful New Year's with kids.
By Meg Cox
01/05/2001

I Let My Son Play with Toy Guns
One mom sees no correlation between childhood games and dangerous adult behavior.
By Barbara Russo
11/06/2000

How I Disarmed My Gun-Toting Kid
To a mother who once felt the allure of shooting, even pretend toy guns are too real.
By Lauren Thompson
11/06/2000

Boys & Guns: What's the Attraction?
Dr. William Pollack, author of "Real Boys," discusses the biological imperative.
By William Pollack
11/06/2000

Beyond "Respect Your Elders"
How Jews, Christians, Hindus, Muslims, and Buddhists view the role of grandparents.
By Anne Morse
09/11/2000

The Amazing Growth of Christian Communities
From monasteries to '60s communes to today's 'intentional communities,' banding together is a Christian tradition.
By Deborah Caldwell
08/21/2000

Not Your Father's Commune
A group of young Methodists are putting their faith in "co-housing."
By Tom Sine
08/17/2000

Kids for World Peace
At the Bruderhof Children's Crusade 2000, kids from around the world figure if they can get along, adults can too.
By Frances Borsodi Zajac
08/15/2000

Living Like Jesus
The Bruderhof communities have a long history of Christian faith and social action.
By Frances Borsodi Zajac
08/14/2000

Journey Toward Wholeness
The author had everything he ever wanted; yet he still felt fragmented, unsatisfied. Then he took a radical step.
By Charles E. Moore
08/14/2000

Cheating the Kids
Test-fudging schools send the message that what really matters is whether you appear to learn.
By Gregg Easterbrook
07/18/2000

Mrs. Vogel's Abolitionists
Fifth graders in Colorado have taken on abolishing slavery in Sudan as their class project.
By Anne Morse
07/13/2000

Unlikely Addict
An overachieving high school student's route into--and out of--cocaine and heroin addiction.
By Maia Szalavitz
7/10/2000

Give Peace a Chance
Teaching kids to control their anger is a value that benefits not only your family but society as a whole
By Meg Eastman, Ph.D., with Sydney Craft Rozen
06/28/2000

Blowing Up at Kids
When you lash out at your child, you lose a lot more than control
by Liza N. Burby
06/27/2000

Bending the Rules
We never allowed our kids to hit us--except this once
By Steven Lewis
06/27/2000

Join the Discussion
comments powered by Disqus