What’s your pledge?

| September 4, 2009

I pledge to protect the innocent young from abuse, infanticide, and abortion. I pledge to encourage my children to marry and have children. Lots of them. I pledge to wash my hands frequently, after every toilet trip, before every meal, regardless of the water it wastes. I pledge to fight for the rights of Catholic […]

Define "Slow Learner."

| October 27, 2008

Is it a person who has multiple children? Only if the children were a mistake. Ergo, no. Maybe the slow learner is the one who has a blessing… or is fortunate enough to have multiple blessings and still thinks only a slow learner would want to be so blessed. Oooh, people who assume that children […]

Detachment Parenting

| July 5, 2008

I have a twelve-year-old daughter who is a firm believer in Attachment Parenting. She reserves the right to hold the household baby at any time that a) she wants to, or b) there is something else I want her to do. If neither of those circumstances exists, it is her responsibility to make absolutely sure […]

You know you’re a big family if…

| August 14, 2007

You know you’re a big family when… …people count the number of your children out loud when you’re in public…people ask, “Are they all yours?”…you start counting your children when you’re out in public…you have at least three bunk beds set up in your home…almost everyone you know has less children than you do…people say, […]

Let’s get a few things straight.

| May 9, 2007

HAVING large families should be frowned upon as an environmental misdemeanour in the same way as frequent long-haul flights, driving a big car and failing to reuse plastic bags, says a report to be published today by a green think tank. The paper by the Optimum Population Trust will say that if couples had two […]

This time, conservatives want the state to get out of their bedrooms.

| February 10, 2004

Usually it is the Democrats who cry out over government intrusion into the bedroom. But some democrats, like Washington state representative Maralyn Chase, favor privacy only for liberal causes. The “Two or Fewer” bill she proposed upholds the Democratic and liberal perspective, so that invasion of privacy doesn’t count as a genuine invasion. The truth […]