parenting

Academic life offers special challenges to spousal and family relationships. Receive the gift of sound advice and spiritual encouragement from these articles at The Well as you enter into a new school year.

By Kristen Padilla

Kristen Padilla found herself on a surprisingly long and winding road as she pursued her calling, but God met her in the midst of it.

By Anna Moseley Gissing

During Advent several years ago, I was great with child. Waiting on the Christ child was so intertwined with waiting on the birth of our baby that my 20-month-old son confused our baby girl with the baby Jesus when first introduced....

By Heather Walker Peterson

My friend Caroline is reading the Old Testament passage and Psalm. She tucks her hair back behind her ears, bending over the lectern. (This is a friend who tears up when she holds out the goblet of wine to me during the Eucharist: “The cup of salvation.”) She is reading a portion of Ruth...

By Dorcas Cheng-Tozun

“Are you already taking Clomid?” the fertility doctor asked me, a note of astonishment in her voice as she stared at the screen in front of her. “No,” I replied. “What’s Clomid?” She didn’t answer my question...

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