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Correcting Behavior

  Welcome back to the scuttlebutt,    I grew up at the end of an era.  When and where I grew up, for my most formative years, the societally accepted form of correction for societally unacceptable behavior involved things like this: “That was stupid” <cuff upside the head> “Don’t be stupid!”  Or “you’re a bad…

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Reliance to Independence

In the beginning, we have our parents to look after us.  For most children and teenagers, their needs are met until the end of high school.  If they’re lucky, provisions are made throughout their college years.  But when is it that we don’t need them and the emotional support they provide?  For some of you,…

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