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Role Models for Kids

Building Better Connections With Our Kids

John Bowen | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
John Bowen

How many times have we allowed the demands of our businesses to shut out the needs of our families? Do that enough and we're left lacking meaningful connections and relationships with the most important people in our lives.

10 Ways To Become The parent -- And Role Model -- Your Kids Really Need

Dr. Suzanne Gelb | Posted 10.29.2014 | Parents
Dr. Suzanne Gelb

While nobody expects you to be a "perfect" parent, it really isn't that complicated to raise happy, healthy, well-adjusted kids.

Joaquin Phoenix: Don't Bite the Hand That Feeds You

Eva Glettner | Posted 12.19.2012 | Parents
Eva Glettner

When the kids were little, the phrase "don't bite the hand that feeds you" was in fact quite literal. I know you really want the Cheerios and you want to show off your choppers, but don't bite my arm as I put them on your plate.

Who Should Be Famous? Poet Toni Blackman Weighs In

] | Posted 06.21.2012 | Black Voices

Is the role model, as a role, played out? It's a term rap lyricist, actress and writer Toni Blackman says she often debates with her peers. And while ...

My Daughter's Step-Mom Is A Bad Role Model, Help!

Posted 11.28.2011 | Parents

Dear Susan, My daughter's step-mom is a horrible influence on her. She allows behavior like lying and cheating to get away with things at school --...

Honoring Steve Jobs, The Leader : A Family Dinner Table Talk

Posted 10.26.2011 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: This week, Steve Jobs announced that he was stepping down as CEO of...

Parents, What Kind of Role Model Are You?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2011 | Parents
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

It's very important to realize that, while being there for your children is vital, it is only half of good parenting. The other half is being there for yourself with honesty, courage and integrity.