Enormous Changes in Society
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This chapter looks at how our modern lives have changed family connection. Choose some questions.
Q: What might your ancestral family structure have looked like? How has your family “acculturated?”
Q: How have you experience culture shock, culture fatigue, or future shock? Have your children experienced it?
Q: In the “Pendulum Swing” of parenting styles, how would you say the last few generations have gone in your family? What is your parenting style?
Q: In what ways are you or are you not a “Whatever Parent?”
Q: How much or how little are screens a part of your family?
Q: Does the “typical family dinner” describe your evenings with family?
This question is also a good conversation-starter:
Q: What sentence, paragraph, or idea popped out at you, or stuck with you after reading?
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Plan a family dinner the way your “ancestors” (parents, grandparents, or generations back) might have gathered. Ask your kids how they think times have changed.
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