Our Greatest Asset

Written by Gloria Kaiser

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These are only a few ofrepparttar frighting incidences of what is happening to our children. These tragic events are affecting all of our children in some aspect of their lives. What have experts found to berepparttar 150816 cause of such disturbing events? 1. Many parents are enslaved by a materialistic society. As a result a large amounts of time is spent working and less time to dorepparttar 150817 necessary things to bond with their children

2. Many parents have been physically and verbally abused by their parents, as a form of discipline. Such discipline has had a negative effect on how parents view discipline. So parents are more lenient and are reluctant to discipline. 3. The media has produced so many violent films, television shows and games. According to "Science" magazine" six major professional societies inrepparttar 150818 United States," linked agressive behavior in some children" 4. Computers use is often not supervised by parents, allowing teens and children to be exposed to violence, pornography and child predators.

Upholding family values and principles, communicating, and setting reasonable boundaries are some ofrepparttar 150819 things we can do to save our most valuable asset.

Gloria Kaiser owns an online bookstore, www.fancybooks.com. She is orginally from Cincinnati, Ohio. However, she now resides in the place that she loves, Arizona, with her husband Eric and her daughter Crystal.

Thank you, ah mah!

Written by Marsha Maung

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If I had a daughter like me, I would have done things to her (and/or myself) that I will live to regret!Thankfully, I don’t. I don’t have a daughter, period!! (Someone up there loves me, after all)

I spoke very briefly onrepparttar phone with my aging and lonely grandmother today – and this blog is a result of that conversation.

To say I have regretted my actions and decisions when I was younger is an understatement. We all don’t know how long she has to live on this planet anymore – but one thing is for sure, it won’t be for long. Oh, she’s not really ill or anything. She’s happy (in a very lonely kind of way) and healthy (in an old kind of way) but she certainly has her own regrets as well. I guess a lot ofrepparttar 150779 things that I did inrepparttar 150780 past were uncalled for and when she did things out ofrepparttar 150781 goodness of her heart, I wasn’t appreciative because I was too self-centered and obnoxious. I ruledrepparttar 150782 world, didn’t I?

I don’t know how long morerepparttar 150783 tenure of her stay here on earth has before it expires, but I hope she will take good memories with her down or up to wherever she’s going afterrepparttar 150784 expiration of her stay here.

Thank you, ah mah.

Marsha Maung is a freelance graphic designer and copy writer who works from home. She designs apparel and premium items at http://www.creativejooz.com and http://www.allmomstuff.com and is the author of "Raising little magicians", and the popular "The Lance in freelancing". More information can be found at http://www.marshamaung.com

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