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tag: self-reliance

A Tale of Sustainability and Self-Sufficiency

In an era when "going green" is sometimes just a marketing slogan, it can really shake you (and perhaps greatly inspire you) when you learn of people who have wholeheartedly ditched a life of consumer…

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Stay Connected to Your Child When You’re Away

So you're going away and leaving your child at home. Are you worried that you'll lose your connection with your child; that somehow your absence will damage his growth and development; that your s…

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Learned Self-Reliance: The Negative Effects of Spoiling Children

Parents are moved by instinct to love, nurture, and provide for their offspring. Because our children are so much a part of us, we want to see them blissfully happy. Also, our own desire to be liked, …

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Joe Baker, Care2

Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more