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Insecure Attachment & Obesity, Pre-K & Entitlement, and Classrooms & Digital Tech—Imprisoning Minds In the Object World (part II of II)

As promised at the end of part I, I’ll start part II by talking about the following three articles. In my opinion, when taken together, the following three articles paint a picture of minds imprisoned within the middle object brain (a topic I introduced in part I). Here are the three articles: How Parenting Styles […]

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Child, Nerd and Tax Relief: A Tale of Three Frames

Last week MSNBC ran a Public Service Announcement that featured anchor Melissa Harris-Perry. Here’s a quote from that PSA: We have never invested as much in public education as we should have. We haven’t had a very collective notion of, these are our children. We have to break through our private idea that children belong to […]

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Does Chronic Internet Use Mimic Insecure Attachment? Bowlby’s Theory Gives Us a Possible Answer (Part III)

In this final installment I’d like to continue blogging about Nicholas Carr’s book The Shallows—What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains. In my post from October 21st, 2011, I finished up by saying that I would look at what Carr calls “deep relationships.” Throughout his book Carr suggests that deep relationships are the royal […]

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Placing “Couples and Affairs” Into an Attachment Theory Framework (Part 1)

Sorry it has taken me so long to report on this workshop but I’m hoping “better late than never.” This workshop took place on January 13th, 2011, here in Albuquerque and was entitled Couples and Affairs: Managing the Clinical Challenges. The workshop was put on by Michael Ceo. I signed up for this workshop because […]

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Bullying: The advice you got is wrong. Here’s what really works. –

Bullying: The advice you got is wrong. Here’s what really works. – I found the above article over at, who in turn found it over at the Christian Science Monitor. The article was written by Patricia Kelley Criswell, a licensed social worker out of Kalamazoo, Michigan. Criswell starts off her opinion piece by […]

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