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You Can Prevent Anxiety in Your Children

New research published in the Journal of Child Development shows that the degree to which parents respond to their infants' and toddlers' needs promptly, generously, and consistently (the keys to healthy attachment) predicts how anxious their children will be in young adulthood, especially among … [Read More...]

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How Healthy is YOUR Relationship with God? –TAKE THE QUIZ!

The following quiz* is a statistically valid and reliable measure that evaluates the degree to which a person's relationship with God is healthy and secure.   Most people are surprised by the results.  How will you score? DirectionsCircle the number indicates your level of agreement from D … [Read More...]

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Most Antidepressants Make it Harder To Get Better, Study Says.

A new study from Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Review asserts that the science behind most anti-depressant medications is entirely backwards.  Rather than easing symptoms, the authors of the study a … [Read More...]

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Children Raised by Gay Parents WORSE OFF Than Other Kids, New Major Study Shows.

From via the British Journal of Education, Society and Behavioral Science.Fresh research has just tossed a grenade into the incendiary issue of same-sex parenting. Writing in … [Read More...]

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Pope Francis and Spanking: 4 Things to Consider

People know that, as a Catholic Parenting author and family therapist, I encourage parents to eschew corporal punishment in favor of more effective methods discipline that are more respectful of the … [Read More...]


Fight the Power of 50 Shades: Here’s What YOU Can Do!

I am doing a lot of interviews over the next few days about the appeal of the 50 Shades of Grey phenomenon and what our Christian response should be.  I find that many people are responding to the wi … [Read More...]

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Tainted Love: Why is 50 Shades of Grey So Popular?

Note:  The following article deals frankly with sexual topics.  Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that 50 Shades of Grey, a popular soft-core pornographic movie about a timid y … [Read More...]

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BIG NEWS! Vatican to Launch New Telecom Company

According to sources, Pope Francis has given the go-ahead for the Vatican to launch an international telecommunications company called Viaticom.  Vatican Press Secretary, Fr.  Thomas Rosica, told r … [Read More...]

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Danger! Hormonal Contraception Use Doubles Risk of Brain Tumor in 15-49 Year-olds.

Researchers in Denmark have discovered that there is both a moderate increased risk of developing glioma (a type of brain tumor) among women who engage in shorter-term use of … [Read More...]


Pope Francis says many children are, “Orphans within the family.”

In his general audience, Pope Francis is asserting the importance of family life, repeating his exhortation to parents, and particularly fathers, to "waste time with your children."  One even more … [Read More...]