Empty nest, now what?
After more than two decades, I’ve reached a new parenting milestone.
The wisdom of play
A little playfulness can go a long way.
Harmony, the ‘un-church’
Innovative lay-led congregation has unusually high ratio of children to adults.
Hands-off parenting gives kids choices they aren’t ready to make.
I kept hoping that one day I would up and be the mother from the greeting card picture.
‘We know why we’re here’
Meet the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ogden, Utah.
Stories about evil can be good for kids
Children don’t want to hear, watch, or read stories that claim evil does not exist because they are acutely aware—even from very young ages—that it does.
Mayhem and the manger
Why didn’t you warn me about Christmas pageants?
Speculation and revelation
How science fiction and fantasy shaped my spiritual journey.
Kindergarten’s radical advocate
Elizabeth Palmer Peabody saw her educational work as part of a larger effot to reform human society.
Cecelia Payne-Gaposchkin: Astronomer and pioneer
The brilliant astronomer who was also the first woman to receive tenure on Harvard’s faculty also taught Sunday school at her Unitarian church.