Tag: family meeting

The Downside of Concerted Cultivation

Every parent wants to foster their child's talents and learning.  But are parents incorporating too many organized activities into their children's lives? And how is that impacting the American family? Sociologist Annette Lareau's theory of...
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How to Hold a Successful Family Meeting

The family meeting is a regularly scheduled event that allows all family members a chance to actively participate in running the family and to encourage family communication among all members of the family. It can...