Category Archives: Middle Age

Home Management Systems at Odds

A college paper I had written during the year my oldest daughter was 2/3 years old asked me to talk about my home management systems and how they did or did not work. The class was in Home Economics, and … Continue reading

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Children, Technology, and Addiction

Recently I attended a professional workshop by Dr. Kimberly Young, Founder and Director of the Center for Internet Addiction Recovery and Netaddiction.com. Dr. Young has developed many quizzes and videos and prepared numerous checklists and informational pamphlets which can be found … Continue reading

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Storytelling in Families

Telling stories draws family members close to each other. Family stories keep families connected and chronicle their history. Susan Engel (1999) writes: “We all want to know who we are and how we came into our world. And we each learn … Continue reading

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