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Michael Foust is the father of three small children, a writer and editor, and blogs about parenting at www.michaelfoust.com.

6 secrets to ‘eating out’ with children

The first time my wife and I took our newborn to a restaurant, time seemingly stood still. Sweet elderly ladies “oohed” and “aahed” over our little bundle of joy. Waitresses stopped by our table to take a peek, amazed by ...

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‘Dad, what is abortion?’

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As a parent, you don’t always get to pick the perfect moments for discussing life’s big issues with your children. In fact, sometimes they take place at the absolute worst times — like on a Sunday morning, when you and ...

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‘Dad, who is Satan?’

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Teaching kids the basics about God can be easy—at least compared to other subjects. For instance, even a young toddler quickly can learn the answer to “Who made you?” And after that, they just as easily can learn the answer ...

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Playing favorites

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My kids have been asking me, “Who’s your favorite?” One of them even gave me a picture frame with the words “from your favorite son” on it. So I guess I should let them know which one gets this coveted ...

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