Category Archives for Values

Melissa Henson: Kia, Red Bull Must Stop Paying For Racist and Misogynistic TV Content, Too

Earlier this week it was announced that a number of major corporations like Kia and Red Bull had pulled their … Continue reading

05. May 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Common Sense, Family, Media, Parenting, Values | 2 comments

It’s a book!

Because I’m a mom of four children and an author of four books, I am an authority on the ways … Continue reading

28. April 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Faith, Family, Parenting, Values | 1 comment

Melissa Henson: CBS’s Insipid, Vulgar “Friends with Better Lives”

For the network that airs Two and a Half Men, the bar was already pretty low for insipid and needlessly … Continue reading

10. April 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Family, Media, Not Making This Up, Parenting, Values | Leave a comment

Lori Borgman: The parade you don’t want to miss

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It was a last-minute deal. I left dirty dishes in the sink, grabbed two flags from the garage and met … Continue reading

09. April 2014 by Lori Borgman
Categories: Common Sense, Patriotism, Values | Tags: | Leave a comment

In parenting, happiness is not the goal (Really!)

Take the time to read this phenomenal blog post at Huff Post Parents called, “It Is Not My Job to … Continue reading

06. March 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Faith, Family, Parenting, Values | Leave a comment

Melissa Henson: What really works at the box office

A fundamental tenet of business is first, find out what it is that people want or need; then set about … Continue reading

28. February 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Consumerism, Family, Money, Parenting, Values | Leave a comment

Raunchy t-shirts? $600. Teachable moment? Priceless.

This week, a Utah mom made news by buying up nearly $600 worth of t-shirts that she decribed as indecent, … Continue reading

21. February 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Common Sense, Consumerism, Cool Women, Fashion, Values | Leave a comment

I’m Tami Taylor

Buzzfeed is forever impeding the progress of my days, offering irresistible headlines like “17 Puppies that look like Presidents” and … Continue reading

12. February 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Cool Women, Media, Values, Women | Leave a comment

How one coach turned a LaxBro into a well-mannered young man

A majority of adults believe our culture is more rude and less civilized than a generation ago. If you recently … Continue reading

08. January 2014 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Common Sense, Family, Manners, Values, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Lori: Satisfied with being dissatisfied

Why is it we always seem so surprised when a poll tells us what we already know? A Pew Research … Continue reading

21. October 2013 by Lori Borgman
Categories: Common Sense, Economy, Family, Values | Leave a comment

Lynn: Teach your children (sons) well

This past weekend, my 16-year-old daughter attended her Homecoming dance with her very first date ever. It was an epic … Continue reading

15. October 2013 by Lynn Armitage
Categories: American Teens, Education, Family, Feminism, Manners, Mom Warned Me, Parenting, PC Values, Uncategorized, Values, Women, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Teachers required to wear undies; union balks

  At first I figured the Daily Caller was just using a provocative headline to get conservative parents like me … Continue reading

09. September 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Common Sense, Education, Values | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Spoiled children are spoiling the summer

Q. It’s the dog days of summer and I’m out of ideas to entertain my kids. For the past week, … Continue reading

25. July 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Consumerism, Family, Parenting, Values | 2 comments

Marybeth: Gay friend offers teachable moment about speaking the truth in love

Q: Recently, a boy at my daughter’s Christian high school revealed to his lunch table buddies that he is gay. … Continue reading

10. July 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Faith, Parenting, PC Values, Values, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Hijacked by health teacher? Take action!

To: Marybeth From: Annoyed by Unhealthy Questions I’m a freshman in high school. Our health teacher has a policy that … Continue reading

30. May 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Education, Politics, Sex, Values | Leave a comment

Lori: If you ‘don’t know,’ find out

With the way things are going, the White House soon will have more scandals than Quaker has oats. The hearings … Continue reading

29. May 2013 by Lori Borgman
Categories: Common Sense, Politics, Values | Leave a comment

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