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    discuss the needs of your children Develop a response plan to deal with your children s emotional fallout in the aftermath of the attacks and the anticipation of war You can also use this time to address your own fears and doubts so that you can present a unified calming front to your children A parent s attitude and actions will greatly affect the morale of their troops Hold news

    Original URL path: http://www.womenow.org/index.php?page=article&file=Articles/LeadingYourFamily.ini (2016-04-26)
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    to promote violence than resolve it Of course we need to keep in mind that pro wrestling isn t the root cause of violence it s just another symptom Over the last decade we ve done more to fill young minds with stories of misery and suffering than with stories of character Movies like 8MM and Scream which glorify violence offer nothing more than distorted entertainment to young impressionable minds Recently the Federal Trade Commission FTC released a report alleging that Hollywood has willfully used a broad range of advertising and marketing to reach kids to promote products rated for adults For most of us that s no shock In today s society we need a complete paradigm shift We should strive to fight violence with virtue not violence with violence Virtues are habits of the head and heart that enable us to know the good love the good and do the good Translation If we want our kids to shun violence we need to give them more stories about bravery and integrity and less about pile drivers shootings and drug abuse There are plenty of good character stories that could be packaged in creative ways to speak to today s youth Sure kids may not warm up to them like a bag of popcorn but over time they ll begin to process and apply what they hear and see Kids can benefit from learning about Mother Teresa and her undying commitment to helping the poor and sick in India They ll profit from hearing about Abraham Lincoln s incredible compassion when he freely represented an elderly woman in court and paid for her hotel bill and travel home And they ll be enriched when they discover William Wilberforce who through incredible integrity and perseverance successfully crushed the British slave

    Original URL path: http://www.womenow.org/index.php?page=article&file=Articles/FightingViolence.ini (2016-04-26)
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