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Additional information on moderating effect of mother/father conservatism (Ledbetter, 2015, Journal of Family Communication)

A forthcoming issue of Journal of Family Communication will contain an article reporting a study of (a) family communication patterns, (b) participant political philosophy, and (c) evaluation of the credibility of the two major candidates in the 2012 U.S. 749 more words


Six things all children need

When I was in school, I had many professors teach about Abraham Maslow. He had a huge impact on psychology and many of his theories and studies have become the foundation for much of the work that we do with clients. 984 more words

Advice For Parents

40-70 Rule: Executive Summary

Independent research by the Home Instead Senior Care® network of seniors, adult children, senior care and legal professionals provided new insights into the dynamics of the conversations that do – and do not – take place between Baby Boomers and their aging parents. 598 more words

Home Instead Senior Care

First Impressions of "Communicating the Family: ...Encounter the Gift of Love"

Sunday liturgy “trumps” the feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul, but I wanted to celebrate it anyway by sharing my first impressions of Pope Francis’s Message for the 49th World Day of Communications, entitled,  536 more words

Faith And Culture

3 things every parent of a teenager needs to know

If you have ever looked at your teenager and thought (or even said out loud) “what the heck were you thinking?” then you know how utterly bewildering it can be to get on the same wavelength as your child. 599 more words


Mexican-American Women & Decision-Making about Prenatal Testing

A Post from OSCLG Member Leandra Hernandez about her dissertation project work about how Mexican-American women encounter uncertainty and communication about amniocentesis

A few years ago during Thanksgiving break, I was sitting around the kitchen table soaking in family… 562 more words

Identifying Passions, Behaviors, Motivations and Interests

The holiday season is typically NOT a time where we allow ourselves the “space” to sit back and think. Why do we do the things we do?   389 more words