Tag: Teenagers


What Happens When Children Mimic Adults Too Soon

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Email:  America’s Past-Time (Literally)


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“The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same”

One hundred and sixty years ago, Henry David Thoreau wrote, “You may say the wisest thing you can, old man – you who have lived seventy years, not without honor of a kind – I hear an irresistible voice which invites me away from all that. One generation abandons the enterprises of another like stranded …


Parents Mean Well

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