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The Law versus Reason

What is better? For a child to learn to follow rules, policies and regulations; or to choose the way of reason and wisdom? Young children often lack the experience to make proper choices in their lives. Wisdom is not so … Continue reading

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Children Under Arrest

Children are born with an innate desire to contribute, to serve, and to play a role in the world around them. Different personalities express this desire uniquely, but it is always there. Parents often do not realize that a helpless … Continue reading

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Undercover Hero

A mother holds her delicate, new-born baby, and imagines him to be as helpless, through and through, as he appears outwardly. Tiny fingers balled into perpetual little fists, eyes a hazy blue, legs crossed as though ready for yoga, and … Continue reading

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Death of a Personality

Once upon a time, there was a very good little girl, raised in a strictly religious home. Rules abounded, since their god had specific laws for people to follow, and big expectations for performance. Her parents had high ideals and … Continue reading

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Displays of Insecurity

Some are of the opinion that children with problems are the problem. I flatly disagree. If children were born equipped with the experience and resource of their parents, or if they bore their own parents, I might hold the child … Continue reading

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Chain Reaction

Stop temper tantrums and get Charlie to eat by training him. Help your girl’s screaming, and your boy’s hitting by fixing the cause. “My child breaks toys on purpose; my daughter is catty.” Correct the world view. How to help … Continue reading

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Mother Be True

The world over, children honor mothers. For many, mama loved eternally. She was constant, nurturing, spending unknown reserves, nursing baby while starving. She gave life; she resolved to preserve it at all costs. Some praise mom for the idea she … Continue reading

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