Articles

August 21st, 2018

The Holy Work of Managing a Family

Despite efforts to create the illusion of a perfect home on Instragram or Facebook, there's no such thing as a perfect home. But there is such thing as a good home--a place where family members walk through the door and say, "Wow, it's good to be home!" A place where family members...

November 27th, 2017

Why Packing Lunches and Helping with Homework Have Eternal Value | Anna Arnold

by Anna Arnold Do you wonder what you’re accomplishing when you have to cajole and cheerlead your kids through their homework each night? Or how about getting up at the crack of dawn to play air-traffic controller for the morning routine—packing lunches, making...

July 11th, 2015

Avoid Vacation Meltdown

July is typically the busiest summer month for vacations. Families prepare to load the car to travel to various fun-filled, relaxing destinations. Some of you may have already began daydreaming about your get away. You can smell the ocean, feel the sand between your toes, and feel the...

March 22nd, 2013

Tech's Best Feature: The Off Switch

Could you survive without your phone for an entire day? In this Harvard Business Review Blog, Tiffany Shlain tells how her family takes a technology “day of rest” --no cell phones, computers, gps, iPads, etc. The benefits are many and worth pondering. Have you taken a "technology shabbat”?...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
February 18th, 2013

The Wealth of Nations Depends on the Health of Families

Intact families who are united in worship through their community of belief and send their children to schools that inculcate those values and beliefs, produce the best citizens for the polis and the common good. This article from the Witherspoon Institute explains why our society...

Channel(s): Economics
via USA Today
October 15th, 2012

Full-time CEO Doesn't Equal Part-time Mom

Diane Paddison, Harvard MBA, is Chief Strategy Officer of Cassidy Turley, founder of 4wordwomen.org, and author of Work, Love Pray. In an op ed in USA Today, she discusses Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's headline-producing pregnancy. Diane believes that what’s good for the family is good...

June 14th, 2012

What Captures Your Attention Controls Your Life

"A few years ago, DisneyWorld executives were wondering what most captured the attention of toddlers and infants at their theme park and hotels in Orlando, Florida. So they hired me and a cultural anthropologist to observe them as they passed by all the costumed cast members, animated...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job