Tag: childhood

Patience and Punishments

By Lia Hadley IT WAS SPRINGTIME and the air was full of a new, tender warmth that invited me to unzip my jacket as I made my way home from the tan brick elementary school on the far side of the field that separated it from my neighborhood. I walked past the Burton’s house, our …

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The Family Forum: Sanctuary Trauma

  By Michael Farnworth This is the first of a series of columns dedicated to understanding and improving the dynamics of Mormon families. My premise is that we suffer from an exaggerated case of lip service and don’t actually afford the family as much devotion as we claim. Sure, in our church meetings, we talk …

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The Family Forum: “The Kid”: An Awakening Metaphor

By Michael Farnworth Michael Farnworth, Ed.D., retired from Ricks College after 31 years of teaching family psychology. He is married to Cindi Halliday and is father to Brad, Camie, and Jeff, along with their spouses Melinda, Nate, and Lindsay. He is grandpa to Joel.  Contact him at: farnworthm@yahoo.com.   Our behavior as sons and daughters, …

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