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Parents as Positive Role Models

Your children may or may not do as you say, but chances are they’ll do as you do. There’s no getting around it. You serve as a role model through your attitudes and behavior inside and outside the family. Just remember, someone impressionable is watching, listening and learning from your example. Should you be flawless? Of course not. But show them your best self. You can use these practical tips as you teach your kids how to: Solve problems. Children need to know how and why you make the choices … Continue reading

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A Sandwiched Boomer wrote on yesterday’s comments that she’s planning to move her aging mother in with the family as a way to take better care of both of them – more loving arms for mom, although some loss of independence, and less stress on herself as she’ll be right there when her mom’s not doing well. Another reader discussed the plans she and her husband have made for themselves because they don’t have children to help care for them – that is, moving to another country where they can … Continue reading

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