Tag Archives: family activities

Fall is a great time outdoors

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Adolescents need adults

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Vacations with family

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Getting the most out of summer with your child

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Is Disobedience Good?

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Why watch at all? Children and Media

We all know about the many research studies that have firmly established a link between television violence and children’s aggressive behavior. But parents of preschoolers are unlikely to allow their little children to be watching police shows, violent cartoons, the … Continue reading

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Don’t accept “I’m bored”

Dear Kerry, My son is 7 and he complains a lot about being “bored.” He acts as if he expects us to entertain him all the time. Obviously, this isn’t going to happen and it’s also pretty annoying. I’m getting … Continue reading

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