I fervently believe that parents should respect their children as fellow human beings worthy of great respect and kindness. But nature designed the parent-child relationship to be hierarchical, with parents in charge and children dependent on them.
Remember, Nature loves those who oppose her most. Nature is not just greenery. She is you, me, and all that we humans have not yet conceived.
When parents under-react strategically, they shape a new behavior that summons their child's best self.
In just two words of five syllables, medieval man brewed a bitter antidote to all from melancholy and regret to hubris and ostentation: memento mori.
To turn to the real world, it is not uncommon to find households in which one parent dominates another. The power play in turn impacts the children.
I am confident that her willingness to question and take risks to support her own cause now will enable her to make deliberate, independent decisions as a teen and into her adulthood.
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As the season heads into the home stretch, Irisa, the daughter of Lawkeeper Joshua Nolan (Grant Bowler), is enemy number
As I continue contemplating the dizzying number of shows that I previewed at both, I find that one of the few that I continue to think about on an ongoing basis and one of the very few that I cannot wait to see is Syfy's Ascension.
All things considered, however, Stahma "wouldn't mind making Datak pay a little bit more," Murray said, with a laugh. The
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Her friends and family call her Noonie. I call her funny and passionate. There are certain things that make people tick and let me tell you, Anna has a bunch of these "things."
When I would complain about some trivial disappointment as a child (or even a teen -- and, really, disappointments at that age never feel as trivial as they are), my mother would say, "Well, it's not the end of the world." Fortunately, she didn't live to see contemporary pop culture.
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Reality for the partisans wasn't as much combat as simply a day to day struggle to stay out of harm's way while offering fellow Jews a sanctuary from the hell that was consuming the world outside.
How could an innocent baby be held accountable for the actions -- or lack of actions -- of some stupid adult? There was some mistake. Nervously I stood and I asked, "Sister, are you sure this is right? I know God wouldn't do this."
There is something about your child looking you straight in the eye and saying, "No, I won't do that," "I hate you" or "You can't make me" that challenges you to the core. You are so not alone.