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Parental Journal 73 - Trying to Recharge in Missouri

Thursday, July 21, 2016 – noonish

I’ve been back in Missouri five days and I still feel unsettled…on edge most of the time.  There’s this constant nagging question, “What are we going to do?”  There’s no simple answer; just have to crawl along and see how things develop. 803 more words

Parental Journal


A few months ago my boss told me that I had an “old soul in a young body”. I chuckled at that comment at first, but then it really started to become obvious to me that it was quite true. 146 more words


Social Groups and Racism

We are pre-wired to be racist.

That’s why it seems obvious, ‘Look at the differences, there must be differences of . . . quality, too.’ We are hardwired for it, that’s what gives it its truthiness. 1,142 more words

Expectations And Its Effect On Nature vs. Nurture

For some reason, I woke up thinking about my parents this morning. Not completely sure why but what came to mind were their expectations of me and my siblings. 926 more words

The Tina Fite Project

Review: Half Bad by Sally Green

Title: Half Bad

Author: Sally Green

Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers

Publication Date: 2014

ISBN: 9780670016785

Synopsis for Goodreads:
Sixteen-year-old Nathan lives in a cage: beaten, shackled, trained to kill.

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Nature vs Nurture

The question of whether our behaviour has been most affected by nature or nurture is one of importance and tends to draw much attention from both sides of the party. 481 more words

Nature Vs Nurture

Your Environment Prevails

In short, the researchers found that environment prevails. For children who were raised by their biological parents, the correlation between parents’ wealth and a child’s eventual wealth was strong—calculated to be 0.33.

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