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Posted April 26, 2014, 11 a.m. by Sarah Brooks | View Comments
5 Reasons Parents Must Show Flexibility

Part of the natural advancement we experience in our lives involves "getting our ducks in a row." Somehow, as life becomes more complicated and responsibilities expand, we strive to control outcomes and keep as many aspects of our lives as on-track as possible. While the thought of setting our lives on "auto-pilot" is appealing to simplify the sprawling scope of modern life, it seldom plays out in black-and-white terms. Flexibility is sometimes our most valuable asset as we strive to maintain order, so it should not be taken for granted. Child-rearing, for example, requires high levels of flexibility, because by ...