Some thoughts on family and the role it has to play in our society

It has been said that a home that’s filled with the light of Christ’s truth and the warmth of his love radiates joy far beyond its walls. The family, especially in the Christian sense of it, plays an essential role in our baptismal call to be disciples and missionaries. Each member of the family is … Continue reading Some thoughts on family and the role it has to play in our society

Bible-based tips on how to be a good parent

The Holy Bible contains the words of God. It is a manual for what could only be good for us. It guides, directs, and shows the way. The concept of a family comes from God. He performed the first marriage in the persons of Adam and Eve, blessed them, and told them to multiply and … Continue reading Bible-based tips on how to be a good parent

A personal insight into the dynamics of fatherhood

The family is considered as the basic unit of society from which the foundation of the nation is structured. There should be laws acknowledging the father and mother to jointly exercise parental authority over their legitimate children who are not emancipated. Every parent should know that parental authority is both a right and duty. Such … Continue reading A personal insight into the dynamics of fatherhood

How to maintain a healthy relationship with your partner with the birth of your baby

For first time parents, their baby’s birth marks the transformation from a couple into a threesome. Such a change is good since it could expand their horizons while, at the same time, focusing on the new family unit they have created. It is also a time for greater adjustments taking place, keeping your cool, developing … Continue reading How to maintain a healthy relationship with your partner with the birth of your baby

A child’s education should begin at least one hundred years before he was born

You may find the title of this article quite intriguing, but it was a quote from Oliver Wendell Holmes, a nineteenth century American poet, medical doctor, lecturer, professor, and author. Educating a child who was yet to be born one hundred years into the future may sound most improbable to many people. How could that … Continue reading A child’s education should begin at least one hundred years before he was born

How to raise emotionally healthy kids

If you’re one of those parents who wonder what more they can do to protect their children from others and from their own selves, then relax as everything is going to be just fine. There’s no such thing as a perfect parenting and all you can do is learn from your mistakes and to come … Continue reading How to raise emotionally healthy kids

This matter of natural hierarches and leadership

The moment your son is able to identify the persons he considered important in his life, interactions of groups and the formation of social hierarchies will be slowly comprehended and stored into his young mind for further processing and interpretation. One best way to accept and understand hierarchies, from a parental perspective, is to recognize … Continue reading This matter of natural hierarches and leadership

Reflecting on Saint Joseph’s model of fatherhood

Saint Joseph, the spouse of Mary, should be looked upon by all Roman Catholics or even non-Catholics alike, as the best example of a human father at its finest. Although he was not the natural father of Jesus, his marriage to Mary became the juridical basis for his brand of fatherhood the world would come … Continue reading Reflecting on Saint Joseph’s model of fatherhood