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1. Keeping Kids Busy When They Aren't in School
The kids are bored and want to know what they can do. They stare at your blankly when you reply, "Use your imagination!" What can you do?
2. Outdoor Summer Games & Treats
Having plenty of ideas on hand for fun summer-time activities for children is always a good idea. Outdoor activities allow children to release energy, experience nature, and enjoy the joys of summer.
3. The Difficulties of Child Support Enforcement
Enforcing child support agreements can be a nightmare. Here are a few tips for hopefully making it a bit easier and information on agencies that might be able to help.
4. Summer Fun
Need some ideas for summer fun that will keep the kids busy and won't drain your checkbook? Try these homemade versions of long-time favorites!
5. Helping Your Child Deal with Abandonment
Abandonment is a concept that few adults handle effectively. How can we help our children deal with their pain when they have been abandoned?
6. Louv's Last Child in the Woods
Richard Louv´s Last Child in the Woods illustrates a revealing perspective on the importance of nature in the lives of our children and how the role of nature has changed over the past few decades. He provokes us all to consider the changes we should make for the health of our children and society.
7. Nature's Effect on Children
As nature becomes a decreasing portion of the lives of children, how are our children effected? What can we do to re-connect our children with the beneficial forces of nature?
8. When Students Disrespect Teachers
Disrespect has become common among children and teens and schools are one place where this new attitude is very evident. Where did the attitude start and what can we do about it? The answers are not always clear, but it is obvious that we need to address this problem now.
9. Dealing with Prejudice
Prejudice comes in many styles and forms: gender, race, sexuality, religion, ethnicity and socio-econmic status. We are all "different" in some way. How do we teach our children not to be harmed by prejudice they may face and how to respond without resorting to prejudice themselves?
10. Becoming a Single Parent
Regardless of how you come to be a single parent, it is important to know how to take care of yourself. You are not the sole responsible party for yourself and your children. Caring for yourself must be one of your top priorities.
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