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Disrespect towards Parents
A lot has changed over the years. While children of the past would never have considered talking back to their parents, children today not only talk back, but feel they have the right to ignore our instructions if they don't like them. What happened?
Does Parenting Ever End?
It is hard to decide when we are most needed as parents. Is it when they are so small that they cannot survive without us? Is it when they are making their own way in the world and need guidance so as not to make irreversible mistakes? Or it is somewhere in between?
Easy Access to Nature
Second only to parental fears, the lack of easy access to nature is cited as the reason so many of our children miss out on its benefits. With physical, emotional and spiritual healing properties, nature should be high on our list for family experiences.
Encourage Your Children!
Discussion of importance of encouragement in successful child-rearing.
Establishing Meaningful Traditions
Ideas on how to narrow down your focus on the holidays (for self-preservation) and how to focus on the traditions that mean the most to you.
Too many aspects of our every day lives pose danger for our children. They are so common place that we often do not realize they can be so harmful.
Exercising Our Right to Vote
A single parent can feel like a voice in the wilderness. But the right to vote is one way we can make our voice count!
Finding Balance Through Nature
A childhood experience that has stayed with me all my life has also been helpful in raising my daughters. Teaching relaxation and balance through nature has amazing effects!
Finding Scholarships with FastWeb
Funding for college is always a concern, especially in single parent families. FastWeb is an excellent tool in the search for college funding.
Follow-up: Raising a Child Alone - Abandonment
This is a follow-up article to the one on the issues of raising a child alone due to abandonment. As my children have grown, I have realized that new issues continue to arise in regards to this subject. I hope this article will help the parents of abandoned children realize that healing is an on-g
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