Raised to Love

Daughters need dads



Pediatrician Dr Meg Meeker in Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters urges fathers to defend their daughters. She insists on dad’s role to help his daughter ‘navigate through a treacherous popular culture’ that is ‘not healthy for girls and women’. She says, ‘Fathers, more than anyone else, set the course for

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Positive family culture



We can complain about our lack of time, the influence of television, and Safe Schools, but the ultimate responsibility to establish family culture falls on you as the parent. Nobody else is responsible. This is a great privilege and also a duty.

To achieve this, three things are essential. First,

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Creating joy


We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.

(Mother Teresa)

'We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do,’ said Mother Teresa.Your child smiles because you smile. You are under surveillance. Multiply this by thousand times. If you want to

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Good habits for each child


Martin Luther King, in his famous ‘I have a dream’ speech, spoke of a time when children will be judged not by the colour of their skin but by their character. What does he mean by character? Tom Lickona, one of the champions of the character education movement, explains that

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