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SJCFC Articles for Parents and Families

  • Dr. Peter Kiprop

    My Reason for Training in Fertility Care

    From the time I was in medical school I have always been fascinated with family medicine and obstetrics. My mother worked as a nurse mid-wife for many years and maybe this kindled this interest in me. I was also very fortunate to get good formation and spiritual direction during my medical school. This made it […]

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  • Dr. Ray Guarendi

    It’s All Right to Be Wrong

    Dear Dr. Ray, I worry a lot about making mistakes in raising my children. How do I know what I’m doing now won’t hurt them in some way later in life? ―Nervous Few things can ruin the enjoyment of parenthood more surely than a fear of mistakes. Nowadays so many parents live with the daily […]

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  • Off to College

    Facing Times of Transition as Your Children Grow

    Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you.” John 20:21 Being peaceful with transition is often not easy – especially when it involves our children. Whether we are sending a child off to kindergarten for the first time or to a new school; beginning […]

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  • Dr. Ray Guarendi

    Of Time and Money

      In sharing his thoughts on money and childrearing, Stan from Hawaii said philosophically, “It is more important to have a high level of living than a high standard of living.” Marilyn from Oregon agreed. “Buying things is no substitute for time and love. Kids can’t be fooled. They would much rather have us attend […]

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