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Louv's Last Child in the Woods
Richard Louv´s Last Child in the Woods illustrates a revealing perspective on the importance of nature in the lives of our children and how the role of nature has changed over the past few decades. He provokes us all to consider the changes we should make for the health of our children and society.
Life After Abandonment
Abandonment is a feeling that never goes away. A person simply cannot "get over it" without first walking through it and thoroughly exploreing it. What does happen when our children face abandonment and decide to deal?
Dealing with Prejudice
Prejudice comes in many styles and forms: gender, race, sexuality, religion, ethnicity and socio-econmic status. We are all "different" in some way. How do we teach our children not to be harmed by prejudice they may face and how to respond without resorting to prejudice themselves?
The Benefits of Nature
Our society, which once depended upon nature, has been slowly losing touch with nature. Perhaps modernization has resulted in a loss of balance that can only be restored through the "great outdoors."
Book Review: In An Instant
The nation gasped when they received the news of the injuries of ABC´s Bob Woodruff as he rode with U.S. troops in Iraq. Their story will bring light to the pain and triumphs of all U.S. families who deal with the injuries and deaths of their loved ones who bravely fight this war.
Avoiding Teenage Pregnancy
Statistics state that teenage pregnancy is on the decline. But statistics do not ease the concerns of parents of teenagers. How can parents help in the quest to lower teenage pregnancy rates?
Lining the Empty Nest
We often spend too much time worrying over concepts - like Empty Nest Syndrome - over which we have no control and which are natural occurences. If allowed to take their course, they usually remedy themselves.
Helping Your Child Deal with Abandonment
Abandonment is a concept that few adults handle effectively. How can we help our children deal with their pain when they have been abandoned?
Book Review: On Becoming Fearless
Arianna Huffington´s book on how women can learn to live their lives fearlessly is a wonderful read and sound advice for women everywhere!
Parenting for Independence
Independence is one of the goals of parenting - for both the parent and the child. How do we teach our children to attain independence successfully?
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