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Parenting in the Technological Age

Parenting in the Technological Age

Written by on January 29, 2013 in On Parenting with 1 Comment

Parenting in the Technological Age In today’s technologically advanced world kids have an ever increasing opportunity for distractions and disconnect. It is easier than ever to communicate but the forms of communication such as texting and social media, lack personal responsibility and face to face intimacy. The problems parents encounter regarding video games and computer […]

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Ten Don’ts to Raise Healthy, Happy Teenagers

Ten Don’ts to Raise Healthy, Happy Teenagers

Written by on June 1, 2012 in On Parenting with 0 Comments

After writing in my last blog about the things parents can do to raise happy, healthy teenagers I wanted to look at things not to do. Here is my list of ten don’ts to raise healthy, happy teenagers based on my interviews with teens. 1. Don’t Assume. Parents should not assume. Whenever this would come […]

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Ten Do’s To Raise Healthy, Happy Teenagers

Ten Do’s To Raise Healthy, Happy Teenagers

Written by on May 31, 2012 in On Parenting with 5 Comments

The concept of the teenager has not been around for that long. The first recorded use of the word was in 1921. Before the 20th century the transition between child and adult was not really acknowledged. Children were expected to behave like adults in their early teens. But something changed. Perhaps it was the Great […]

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Ten Things I Have Learned as a Parent

Ten Things I Have Learned as a Parent

Written by on May 1, 2012 in On Parenting with 0 Comments

I heard it once stated that there are two chances to be in a parent/child relationship in a lifetime: Once as the child and the second time as a parent. The first time, as a child,  you have very little choice in the nature of that relationship but the one that you can really affect […]

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