What Families Are For
- WILLING CHILDREN. Lofton, Kathryn // Fides et Historia;Summer/Fall2013, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p65
The article discusses parenting in U.S. society and changing attitudes as to how best to rear children. The author reflects on the willful character of some children and its connection to disruptive behavior. She considers the influence of the book "Baby and Child Care" by Dr. Benjamin Spock on...
- Itâ€™s Time to Fix the â€˜Sunday Schoolâ€™ Culture. // America;1/23/2017, Vol. 216 Issue 2, p8
The authors argue that U.S. Roman Catholic religious education is failing to keep young people connected to the Catholic faith. Topics include family-based religious education as a model of catechesis, the importance of Christian formation in religious education, and the role of parents in...
- FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION: How to pass on the articles of faith. McGrath, Tom // U.S. Catholic;Jun2000, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p12
Shows how parents can pass on religious faith to their children. Impact of extended family interactions on children; Analogical imagination in seeing God in the world; Experience of a religion teacher while teaching the prayer `Our Father'; Beginning of a parent's spiritual task. INSET: TAKING...
- Talking the talk. // Christian Century;05/03/2000, Vol. 117 Issue 14, p497
Presents the result of a study conducted by Purdue University on how parents influenced the religious beliefs of students. Recommendations to parents; Methodology; Parent-child relationship.
- FEATURE "X". Eberhardy, Francis // America;2/27/1954, Vol. 90 Issue 22, p564
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article by Father McCorry concerning the role of parents to nurture their children in the January 9, 1954 issue.
- Talk about playing God. Wood, Stephanie // Redbook;Jan98, Vol. 190 Issue 3, p114
Presents a study conducted by the researchers from Hope College in Holland, Michigan, where children were asked to rate both their parents and God. Findings of the study.
- "Seek ye firstâ€¦". Donovan, David // America;6/10/1950, Vol. 83 Issue 10, p290
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of deciding on whether he and his wife should send their children to a public or a parochial school.
- SCHOOL SHOPPING. Stimpson, Emily // Our Sunday Visitor;8/24/2014, Vol. 103 Issue 17, p9
The article discusses how a parent can provide a child with the best Catholic education and presents the stories of the Gontis family, the Barr family, and the Pennell family, who opted for different educational paths for their children.
- The Very Gate of Heaven. BEATTIE, KAREN // America;8/17/2015, Vol. 213 Issue 4, p33
A personal narrative is presented in which the author discusses attempting to explain the presence of God with her four-year-old adopted daughter.