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Why the modern child and parent need mentors

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014
Over the past decade I have come to appreciate that one of the most important things parents can do for the sake of our children and ourselves is to put aside shame. Let us consider the things that show up in dramatic, cyber-powered fashion that impart shame:

The value of fatherhood in America: Are the dads missing in action?

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Return to Table of Contents: 2013 Winter Edition of Family Business Quarterly

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The past few months, the topic of manhood and fatherhood has surfaced in my fieldwork – especially in the wake of the school shootings, and the questions raised in the headlines about the mental health of the young men full of murderous rage.

The absent father in American life is evidenced by an unraveling …

Parenting to teach healthy emotional bonding as a life skill

Thursday, March 7th, 2013
Jennifer Rodriguez (Photo: courtesy) An educator, blogger and children’s book author, Jennifer Rodriguez, founded Salice Family Services a non-profit dedicated to help children and families deal with adversity through understanding how to manage stress and build healthy emotional bonds.

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About Joanna Jullien

Joanna Jullien

Joanna (jullien@surewest.net) and her husband have raised two sons in Roseville, CA. She has a degree from U.C. Berkeley in Social Anthropology (corporate culture). Her honors thesis was awarded the Kroeber Prize and funding from National Science Foundation grant. Joanna writes to help parents with the modern-day leadership challenges of raising children. She is a contributing writer for The Granite Bay View, the Press Tribune, the Sacramento Examiner, and editor of Banana Moments.

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