Jenet Jacob Erickson
Recent Articles by Jenet Jacob Erickson
Published: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 11:24 am MST
Great sacrifices have been made throughout history to continue the rituals that enable individuals to remember who they are and what they belong to.
Published: Thursday, September 26, 2013 11:35 am MDT
A mother’s implementation of ordinary, daily practices of health and safety make her the central influence in preserving and nurturing life.
Published: Sunday, June 16, 2013 12:00 am MDT
Past generations would have found it hard to believe the challenges boys face today — socially, academically and vocationally
Published: Sunday, May 12, 2013 12:00 am MDT
Mothers are bombarded with contradictory expert advice on everything from how to get children to sleep, to how to coach them through emotions. But motherhoods unparalleled source of real influence is the pow...
Published: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 3:56 pm MDT
Mothers are bombarded with contradictory “expert” advice on everything from how to get children to sleep, to how to coach them through emotions. But motherhood’s unparalleled source of real in...
Published: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 9:53 am MDT
The teenage period is well known for its busyness and insatiable need for independence — especially independence from parents. What kind of parenting do teens really need?
Published: Friday, February 22, 2013 12:00 am MST
In his recent inaugural address, President Barack Obama invoked the Declaration of Independence to advocate for gay marriage. Citing "the most evident of truths—that all of us are created equal," the pre...
Published: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 12:00 am MDT
Well, it's happened again. Women and issues of work and family have taken center stage in the mass media. But who is really "out of touch?" What kind of work and family life do women really want?
Published: Sunday, October 21, 2012 12:00 am MDT
There's been a strange turn of opinions about fatherhood — at least in recent public debates. Decades of research have documented the challenges faced by children growing up without fathers. But you would...
Published: Sunday, September 23, 2012 12:00 am MDT
I was a young schoolgirl when I first learned about Galileo standing trial before the Inquisition. His crime, as most schoolchildren learn, was defending the idea that the Earth revolved around the sun and not ...