How do I know if my young adult child is stalled in adolescence? Young adults seem to be living at home longer after completing college, why is that? How can I shepherd my kids successfully into adulthood? What are some tips for raising young kids through adolescence into responsible adulthood? What factors play a role in delayed entry of young people into adulthood? Does the Catholic Church teach about the role of parents and how to raise kids? With Mother’s Day coming up, what can Dads do to help their kids successfully celebrate Mom? What do moms really want for Mother’s Day?
We coddle and comfort our kids like our parents never did. There was a great, creative deprivation our parents provided that made us work and push-through discomfort. -Kari
In Church tradition the concept of ‘wealth’ relates to our resources, as a gift from God to do good in the world. Today we see having incredible wealth related to VACATIONS, rather than VOCATION. -Tom
The Currans reflect on the article “How to Raise an American Adult” by Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse. (Wall Street Journal) Tom references the Catechism of the Catholic Church  to explore how to raise a Catholic adult. Kari shares stories related to Sasse’s four factors of delayed adulthood and concludes the program with tips to help Dads (to help their kids) celebrate Mother’s Day.