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08/15/2010
IconComplaints about back and shoulder pain are increasingly common. Parents have every right to be concerned about how heavy their child's backpack is. In fact, overweight backpacks have been getting so much attention that April was declared National Backpack Safety Month by the Congress of Chiropractic State Associations.  More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentchildrenEat Less-Move MoreFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFamily/Relationships - ChildrenFamily/Relationships - FamilyFamily/Relationships - TeensMen's Point of ViewMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRelationshipsRelativesTeensWeight
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08/14/2010
IconIf Robert Frost is right and good fences make good neighbors, are they good for families as well? The boundaries in the mother/daughter relationship are complicated because our daughters expect to be taken care of and also need to individuate. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentAttitudeFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFamily/Relationships - ChildrenFamily/Relationships - FamilyFamily/Relationships - TeensfeelingsMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingrelationshipRelationshipsRelativesTeens
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08/14/2010
IconWhen was the last time that you really thought about the true meaning of what you were saying? If you have ever taken a foreign language, you may have heard from your instructor that English is one of the most difficult languages to learn because of all of the rules and exceptions, in addition to the many situations when there are no rules. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentCharacter, Courage, ConscienceCharacter-Courage-ConscienceFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFamily/Relationships - ChildrenFamily/Relationships - FamilyFamily/Relationships - TeensMorals, Ethics, ValuesMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRelativesTeensValues
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08/14/2010
IconIn terms of emotional oversimplification, children rarely learn to look below the surface of the most salient emotions to understand how emotions such as anger, sarcasm, or arrogance may be triggered by other emotions. More simply, they are not taught to do this. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentCharacter, Courage, ConscienceCharacter-Courage-ConscienceDr. E�Family/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFamily/Relationships - ChildrenFamily/Relationships - FamilyFamily/Relationships - TeensMorals, Ethics, ValuesMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRelativesTeensValues
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08/14/2010
IconKnow your role.  With political correctness, the line between adult and child has blurred: everyone is "equal," and no one should be offended. But political correctness doesn't work in the parent-child relationship. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentDatingEngagementFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFamily/Relationships - ChildrenFamily/Relationships - FamilyFamily/Relationships - TeensMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRelationshipsRelativesRole ModelTeensValues
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08/14/2010
IconHow often is that we see people in our extended families and our community that believe that their family gets along just fine and doesn't have any problems, only to find that screaming, yelling, name calling, and physical aggressiveness is almost the norm? More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentBehaviorCharacter, Courage, ConscienceCharacter-Courage-ConscienceCivilityFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFamily/Relationships - ChildrenFamily/Relationships - FamilyFamily/Relationships - TeensMorals, Ethics, ValuesParentingRelativesTeensValues
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08/10/2010
Icon...I was moved to write the other day as I was sweeping the kitchen floor, and this is what came out. More >>

Tags: ChildrenFamily/Relationships - ChildrenFamily/Relationships - TeensmemoriesMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRead On-AirRelationshipsResponse To A CallTeens
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08/09/2010
IconI want to take issue from an attitude I hear from friends and some of the callers on your show. Why do people feel that parenting is a thankless job? I get an awful lot of thanks and praise from my children. My teenage daughter tells me multiple times a week that she is grateful for the big and small things I do for her and that she is so glad that her dad and I are HER parents. More >>

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06/19/2010
IconSummer is fast approaching and school is coming to an end. Soon it will be time to load the family in the car and head down the road on a vacation you hope will be more than fun for all. More >>

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06/12/2010
IconSometimes, especially with younger children, cries of boredom are really calls for companionship and attention-their friends may be away on vacation and without the structure of school they may find it difficult to keep occupied during long summer days. Prolonged intervals where the kids have nothing to do can be stressful for parents. When bored, children often become whiny, cranky and demanding. More >>

Tags: abuseFamily/Relationships - ChildrenFamily/Relationships - FamilyFamily/Relationships - TeensParentingRelationshipsRelativesTeens
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