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Religion and Parenting

Does Religion Increase or Decrease Parental Stress?

David Briggs | Posted 11.22.2013 | Religion
David Briggs

Do religious teachings set up impossibly high standards that increase parental guilt? Or does the idea that God stands with them in times of both joy and anxiety reduce stress and lead to increased parental satisfaction?

Co-Parenting When Religious Considerations Are Significant

Tara Fass | Posted 09.08.2013 | Divorce
Tara Fass

In addition to faith-based discords created by intermarriage, there are problems when persons within the same faith diverge in their observance particularly as one party becomes more observant and the other does not.

Making Sense Of Death Is Living Life Wisely

Ryan Thomas Neace | Posted 07.28.2013 | Religion
Ryan Thomas Neace

If we have truly given ourselves to others, and ultimately, to God, something profoundly transformational occurs: our friends and family can gather together in a Eucharistic spirit of love in remembrance, and therein be healed. Like Jesus, our deaths become a source of healing and life for others.

Keeping The Faith

Devon Corneal | Posted 02.08.2012 | Parents
Devon Corneal

I don't know that regular church attendance or even religion itself is necessary to raise "good" kids. I'm not even sure that a belief in God is required to lead a fully-realized or examined life.

Raising My Interfaith Children With Hope: 10 Years After 9/11

Susan Katz Miller | Posted 11.07.2011 | Religion
Susan Katz Miller

A decade later, both my children are teenagers, young people who have grown up with the constant threat of terror, and under the weight of seemingly endless war.