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Broken Family to Broken Home: Managing Threats to Family Bonding

Gabriel’s mom wasn’t concerned until his fifth-grade teacher called to set up a meeting. She didn’t have much time between raising three children and working full-time outside of the home, but she managed to leave work early one day to make it to the conference. The concern in Ms. Salas’ voice was enough to make …

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Embracing the Child: Connected Kids Don’t Want to Destroy Their Village

Killmonger, in Black Panther, acted out the African proverb, “The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth,” to the letter. In other words, a child rejected by his community is in a devastating situation that often only gets worse as the child grows. The child who …

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How Parents and Kids Can Bond Through Gaming: Modern Family Time

Caught in the middle of deciding whether video gaming is beneficial or harmful to their children, parents very often feel they are left with one of two options: be destructively permissive of their children’s gaming or place harsh restrictions on it. But lately, many have started asking the question Do video games bring families together? Here’s …

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Why Parents Should Monitor Their Child’s Phone and Internet Activity

A recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center revealed that the vast majority of parents in the United States are very concerned with the what their children do online and how their behavior could be monitored by others through web history, social media activity, phone calls and even text messages of their kids (source). …

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Understanding and Managing Disrespectful Children

You’ve raised your children as well as you could, but lately, you’ve clashed a lot more often with them. Once, acts of disrespect happened very infrequently. Now, they’re pretty much a part of your everyday life. What can you do to better understand your children and curb this problem? To manage disrespectful children, the following …

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