Choose to Change

Occasionally we run across something on social media that captures the very essence and application of our monthly tenet. You might call it media magic. Here is such a post from Brie Howell Roeller, used with her permission.  Next time you find yourself complaining about your life, stop & ask, “What can I do to…

Universal Child Care Is Not What Most Parents Want—or What Children Need

Most families view one stay-at-home parent as the ideal arrangement for raising children, and most parenting-age Americans would prefer direct cash assistance over subsidized day care, according to a recent national survey. Moreover, decades of psychological research and my own personal 30 years of experience as a psychotherapist confirm that institutionalized child care is a less-than-ideal option…

Big Ocean Message June 2019

This month’s tenet states, “We value the irreplaceable role of fathers and build interdependent relationships with men.” I have thought a great deal about this tenet since attending CSW (Commission on the Status of Women) at the U.N. in March.  I met women from around the world. As I spoke with them, I realized just…