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
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
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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