Good Parenting Prevents Drug Abuse

by Teresa Watson

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In an article published by the Sun Star, it was reported that good parenting and strong family ties can prevent drug abuse by teens and young adults. Although this makes sense, researchers have observed that most drug abusers come from broken homes. While I wouldn't use this to infer that children of divorce are necessarily subject to bad parenting, I think it's essential that both parents agree to contribute to the best interests of the child, maintain strong bonds and realize what a big difference they can make in children's lives.

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Nov 26, 2007
Responsible Parents Raise Good Kids
by: Bill Madden

You're right, Teresa, all this is obvious. Parents need to take responsibility for their kids. If you bring them into the world, regardless of what happens to your marriage, you should still do the best for your kids. They deserve the right to a happy life.

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