Family Corner

8 back-to-school worries

Source/Credit: Washington Post By Jay Matthews Are you nervous about the new school year? I am. My grandson Ben Mathews, age 2 years and 9 months, is starting nursery school. Our worry is: Will we blow it? Will some flaw in our approach to school condemn our children and grandchildren […]

The flight from marriage

Source/Credit: The Economist Conservatives in the West are fond of saying that the traditional family is the bedrock of society. That view is held even more widely in Asia. The family is the focus of Confucian ethics, which holds that a basic moral principle, xiushen (self-improvement), can be pursued only […]