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Study Reveals “consistent differences” in Children Raised by a Parent of a Same-Sex Romantic Relationship

Statistics from pro-homosexual groups and pro-family organizations have all had their say regarding the matter of children who grow up in a non-heterosexual environment. Both research and opinions have flooded not only databases but also the Internet with each side claiming supportive information for their cause. However, no studies conducted ...

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Setting The Example of Good Authority

We all have our own relationship with authority. Some people grow up with two loving parents and experience the benefits of good authority: Mom sets boundaries for her children, yet instills the value of choice, and presents her children with options. Dad might come across as firm, or even strict, ...

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Are We Teaching Our Kids Impatience?

From spectating a sport to attending a performance, more and more parents are depending on technology to entertain their children instead of having them watch what is on the stage or on the court. Not only has the influence affected the sports and fine arts arenas, the digital tools have ...

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Does grounding a teen work?

“You’re grounded!”  Angry voices, hardened hearts and slammed doors often punctuate the punishment.  How effective is grounding a teen?  A better question focuses on the goal of the grounding:  punishment or discipline.  Is the grounding a reactive response to undesirable behavior?  Or is it a forewarned consequence with proactive aspects?  ...

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Dad, Can I have ten bucks?

The kids may be grown, but there is a scene played out in many homes on a regular basis: Caller-id told me who was on the other end.  Experience told me what the caller wanted.   “Dad, I really hate to ask.  BUT is there anyway you could let me have ...

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