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10 Basic Principles of Good Parenting – Part 2

Part 2 of the post “10 Basic Principles of Good Parenting” based on Laurence Steinberg’s book with the same title. Here are principles three and four with their major concepts. 3.  Be involved in your child’s life. “Being an involved parent takes time and is hard work and it often means rethinking and rearranging your […]

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10 Basic Principles of Good Parenting – Part 1

Laurence Steinberg is a university professor of psychology who specializes in child and adolescent psychological development. He wrote a book entitled “The 10 Basic Principles of Good Parenting.” Here are the first two principles with the major concepts of those principles. 1. What you do matters. “Tell yourself that every day. How you treat and respond […]

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Newlyweds and Money

As two individuals come together to start their lives together in marriage, it is important that they get on the same page. This “creates a strong foundation for a healthy, lifetime marriage.”1 Many marriages fall apart because of money related problems. Starting a marriage with the same goals and ideas about money is important for […]

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Myths of Marriage

In the first chapter of his book, “The Great Marriage Tune-up Book,” Jeffry H. Larson presents 10 myths about marriage. These myths, if believed, can sustain and even create problems in marriages. Here are the myths and why they are incorrect: 1. If my spouse loves me, he should instinctively know what I want and […]

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