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Roo, exactly as he is

Life

Roo, exactly as he is

When we invite children to tell the truth about themselves, when we meet them with compassion and acceptance, we become a sanctuary.

Jen Shattuck | 1/30/2017 | Winter 2016

Raising UU interfaith ambassadors

Life

Raising UU interfaith ambassadors

We must help Unitarian Universalist children and youth engage deeply with a variety of faith traditions.

Michelle Richards | 10/3/2016

Saving ants

Life

Saving ants

As their spiritual educator, I’m teaching my kids the importance of authenticity.

Christine Organ | 5/31/2016 | Summer 2016

Empty nest, now what?

Life

Empty nest, now what?

After more than two decades, I’ve reached a new parenting milestone.

Kimberly French | 5/9/2016 | Spring 2016

Starting over

Starting over

Despite our best intentions, all parents make mistakes, act inconsistently, and generally fall short of our goals. But we can also model asking for forgiveness.

Michelle Richards | 1/9/2014

What’s a UU family to do on Easter?

Kite mother

Spirit

Kite mother

I kept hoping that one day I would up and be the mother from the greeting card picture.

Meg Barnhouse | 3/4/2013

Tricks and treats: Parenting and costume choices

Life

Tricks and treats: Parenting and costume choices

It’s important for parents to help children consciously avoid costumes that perpetuate stereotypes or are offensive.

Michelle Richards | 10/18/2010

Graduation day

Life

Graduation day

Parenthood makes life serious and challenges you to push past limitations you have accepted too easily. But those issues don’t go away when you decide not to have children.

Doug Muder | 5/11/2009

Help for anxious parents

Feature

Help for anxious parents

The world is a dangerous place, but many parents are at risk of overprotecting their children.

Kimberly French | 4/2/2007 | Spring 2007