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Top Ten Ways to Teach Values to Your Kids


In a consumer-driven society that broadcasts values you don't approve of, how can you teach values to your kids? Here are ten ideas to help you:1. Tell them your life stories and teach through your storiesKids love to hear stories about your childhood.

Marriage, Divorce, and Kids


Are men to blame for the divorce problem in this country?It's been said that one of the reasons for the high rate of divorce in this country is the manner in which men choose their wives. Specifically, they choose their wives in a fashion similar to how they choose their next car.

Spare the Child, Ditch the Rod


Spare the rod, spoil the child!This philosophy's been around a long time.In fact, a study done by Zero to Three, a nonprofit child-development group, found that 61 percent of the adults who responded, condone spanking as a regular form of punishment.

Dads, Give them Household Chores


You have a chore to do around the house, and your kids want to help out. You know it might be nice for them to help, but you're feeling a bit impatient.

Raising Strong Daughters


When my daughter was born, I must admit there was a distinctly different feeling to it. Part of me was thrilled, but part of me was unsure of how to deal with a gender I still couldn't quite understand.

The Effects of Televised Sexual Content on Adolescents


According to a September 2004 study by the RAND Corporation, "Adolescents who watch large amounts of television containing sexual content are twice as likely to begin engaging in sexual intercourse in the following year as their peers who watch little such TV." In addition, the National Institutes of Health-funded study found that these children's sexual behavior was akin to those adolescents who were 9 to 17 months older, but who watched only average amounts of TV with sexual content.

Parenting Failure? It May Not Be All It Seems!


I'll never forget my first lesson in a glider.I'd been interested in gliding, or soaring as it's known in the USA, for some time - and now the big day had arrived.

Parenting Your Teenager: But everyone else gets to do it!


Q. We are getting to the stage with our kids where they are becoming teen-agers and are asking for more and more privileges.

Parenting Your Teenager: The Trust Issue


Q. How do we decide what our teens should be able to do? How do they earn trust and responsibility?A.

Kids And Chores - Make It Easy On Yourself!


My neighbours' kid impressed me the other day.I was busy painting the backyard fence, when their ten-year old son came out with the vacuum cleaner.

Teaching Respect And Values In Todays Society


The girl's jaw dropped in horror as the police officer spoke these words:"Don't go there. Have you any idea how many kids have been stabbed in the past year? They'll kill you as soon as look at you.

Two Means Trouble


You have two kids who are 14 months apart. How cute, they look alot alike.

Whats Mine Is Mine


You are at the grocery store with your daughter and she pulls out her hard-earned fifty cents and begins to buy a candy. Your son is at home with his soon to be step-Dad and fifty cents is jingling in your pocket.

MORAL ARMORS Irrational Parenting, Part III


Not Letting Them Think.We all implicitly know that anything questioning the process of cognition itself will be met with massive irritation, making us want to respond with "Don't question my capacity to think.

Parenting Your Teenager: What Parents Say About Teens


What is hard for parentsLetting them learn from their mistakes.Trying not to fix their problems.

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Forbes

What Ecology, Sociology and Parenting Can Teach Us About Scaling Company Culture
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Here's the key to understanding the importance of company culture and how to scale it: corporations are people. I don't mean that in the legalistic way we've been arguing about since the late 19th Century. I mean it in the self-evident way that a ...



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The effects of 'helicopter parenting'
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The Atlantic

The Dangers of Distracted Parenting
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Caroline Fraser's recent biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the author of Little House on the Prairie, describes the exceptionally ad hoc parenting style of 19th-century frontier parents, who stashed babies on the open doors of ovens for warmth and ...



The equality of parenting
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Why Choose a Side When Raising Kids? The Case for 'Hybrid Parenting'
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