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  1. Family Fundamentals: Don't be afraid to talk with children about war (for July 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-dont-be-afraid-talk-children-about-war-july-2008-0

    July 11, 2008 My young children sometimes watch the TV news with us. How should we handle their ... adult topic, and we often try to shield our children from such issues. But, leading experts believe ... the news of the day. By helping your children process those messages, you can actually ease any fears ...

  2. Family Fundamentals: Parents still have influence as kids become teenagers (for August 2006)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-parents-still-have-influence-kids-become-teenagers-august-2006

    relationships between child and parent. And that's a good thing: Teens with a positive relationship with ... even stronger relationships between parents and teens. Supportive parents who know their ... behaviors. Fortunately, most parents have a good handle on these aspects of their children's lives. ...

  3. Family Fundamentals: A strong, happy relationship good for your health (Feb. 2012)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-strong-happy-relationship-good-your-health-feb-2012

    research briefs on the links between a happy, healthy relationship and health, parenting, children ... necessarily. In fact, there’s plenty of research suggesting that stable marriages are good for adults, children ... evidence that children raised in stable two-parent households have the same rates of well-being, ...

  4. Family Fundamentals: Be careful not to overindulge children this holiday (for December 2006)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-be-careful-not-overindulge-children-holiday-december-2006

    self-esteem, and a healthy relationship between parents and children, while overindulgent behavior breeds ... the children's gifts, and more on family traditions and activities. Family Fundamentals is ... question isn't unusual. Many parents express confusion between healthful, nurturing parental behavior ...

  5. Family Fundamentals: Give your children good, solid basis for adulthood (for March 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-give-your-children-good-solid-basis-adulthood-march-2008-0

    resource you might investigate is "CYFERnet," the online Children, Youth and Families Education ... reviews practical strategies parents can draw upon during their children's teen years. Another ... including positive family communication, parental involvement in schooling, and youth's involvement ...

  6. Family Fundamentals: Treat your college-age students like adults, not kids (for June 2011)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-treat-your-college-age-students-adults-not-kids-june-2011

    children-- who are now young adults-- return home after being on their own for awhile. In fact, the same is ... treat their college-age children as adults. Not only does that mean openly discussing and determining ... It's online at http://go.osu.edu/adjust. Family Fundamentals is a monthly column on family issues. It ...

  7. Family Fundamentals: Talk about stepfamily challenges early and often (for October 2006)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-talk-about-stepfamily-challenges-early-and-often-october-2006

    lack of control. Even as a new family unit is forming, children often feel the loss of the parent from ... middle between the two birth parents, and adding a new adult to the mix could cause added stress. ... Family Fundamentals is a monthly column on family issues. It is a service of Ohio State University ...

  8. Family Fundamentals: Divorcing parents need to put children's needs first (for Feb. 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-divorcing-parents-need-put-childrens-needs-first-feb-2007-1

    difficult for their two children? Divorce is almost always harder on children than parents. Besides the ... sad, guilty and abandoned. But parents can take steps to help children adjust. Many books have been ... (http://webdev.extension.umn.edu/parents_forever/parents.html). Guidelines for parents include: Tell children what's going on. Many parents fear talking to ...

  9. Family Fundamentals: Guidelines aid parents to help child with homework (for Aug. 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-guidelines-aid-parents-help-child-homework-aug-2009-0

    communication between parents, teachers and children. Family and consumer sciences professionals with Ohio State ... decline between grades 6 and 12 in parents' discussions with their children about homework, ... parents being involved with their children's studies, but many parents aren't certain when to ...

  10. Family Fundamentals: It may be hard to tell if child is being bullied (April 2012)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-it-may-be-hard-tell-if-child-being-bullied-april-2012

    victimized. Don’t advise your child to strike back. That’s a common mistake parents make, but such aggression ... Extension System at http://www.extension.org — search for “bullying.” Family Fundamentals is a monthly ... Research and Development Center. Send questions to Family Fundamentals, c/o Martha Filipic, 2021 Coffey ...

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