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10 Things Parents Must Never Say To Kids

By Shalini Mittal Children naturally look up to their parents. They believe that their parents know everything and therefore anything that they say is right and should be taken seriously. For this reason, parents need to be very careful with the things that they say to kids since they can change their look on certain…

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The New Face of Transgender Youth

By Brian Prowse-Gany What defines gender? Is it biology, the heart and mind, or some combination of both? As the debate surrounding transgender children swirls, one girl is sharing her personal story in the hope that she can help others. Jazz Jennings was born a boy, but started to show leanings toward a feminine side…

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What Is Your Family’s Bull’s-Eye?

By Michelle Klavohn If you were to fast forward your family a year down the road, what would you hope to see? How about 3 years? And, what will create that picture? More than what the economy does, more than what grades your kids get, more than what job you or your spouse may hold,…

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Probing the Parental Steps to Rearing Boys Into Men

By Duane Birth Every good parent sees a bright future in their child, one that meets the level of distinction that every adult must measure up to. And for the education and masculine development of a leading figure that will one day take over the leadership of family relations. Therefore, it is a serious matter…

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5 Ways To Get Teens To Love Reading

By Samantha Saunders As an English teacher I have had parents reveal to me in hushed tones, as though imparting some secret information – “He used to read all the time in primary school. But then he just stopped.” Why does this happen, this perceived halting to the reading practices of our youth? When do…