Smart Dad

My wife and I have reared two daughters through adolescence. We have two ground rules in regard to their dating.

A Clean Face, A Clean Heart

Good thoughts from David Lipscomb

Cops and Robbers

Moms need rest too!

Thoughts of Home

Be Careful What You Say  One day a little girl watching her mother do the dishes noticed several strands of white hair on her mother’s brunette head. She asked, “Why are some of your hairs...

Family Matters

The Family The family is like a book— The children are the leaves, The parents are the covers That protecting beauty gives. At first the pages of the book Are blank and purely fair, But time soon writes memories And paints pictures...

All This for a “Dollar an Hour”

The government recently calculated the cost of raising a child from birth to 18 and came up with $160,140 for a middle-income family. Talk about sticker shock! That doesn’t even touch college tuition. But...

A Mom’s Worth

An article in Forbes asks, “Think you can put a price on motherhood?”

The Difference Family Makes

The Difference Family Makes “My son, do not forget my law, but let your heart keep my commands; for length of days and long life and peace they will add to you” (Proverbs 3:1–2). An article...

Are We Bringing Our Children Up or Down?

Rules for Bringing Up a Child: Make home the brightest and most attractive place we can. Make him responsible for helping in some daily duties at home. Never punish in anger nor to relieve...

A Son’s Open Letter to His Father

Dear Dad, There are so many things I'd like to tell you face to face...