From the first scratching of pens on September 19th, until the last book was
slammed shut on May 20th our school was "the tops." To the tune of "You're Pep"
and "Locomotive Aggies," we popped Dixie back on the nose for what...
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allowed total freedom in asking questions and they openly explained their perspectives. These informal interviews lasted on average between two and three hours and were conducted with as few as one person and as many as...
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Other events were centered on holidays. A Christmas choral concert provided a way for the community to celebrate the holiday together. Choirs of young children, high school aged children, and adults provided a mixture of...
I called Groovacious about Kaitlin Sevy, but they do not open until 11 o’clock. I called back and Tim said that he has to contact her for Groovacious so he is going to tell her about the event and give her my phone number for her to contact me. I...
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Both of these examples illustrate a lack of participation and support on the parent's end which left the teachers feeling underappreciated. Glenn expressed his perspective when appreciation is not addressed as a feeling that...
destinations or attractions. For example, one of the most common images associated with
Austria is the film The Sound of Music. Respondents also mentioned many items related
to Austria‘s culture and history: old buildings, castles, villages,...
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to intensify as the child gets older. Participant three who has a teenage daughter ―didn‘t
allow pressure in when she was little,‖ but now she feels much more pressure. Participant
two describes graduation from...
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and advertisers know the power of TV media. The meaning transfer of a product in the
tightly defined world of the advertisement (McKraken, 1990) to children makes the children
want not only the object, but the world...
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Although none of the parents interviewed are permissive (Baumrind, 1973) the
blended families had fathers who were permissive. Participant three believes that the
parenting style of her new husband of his biological...
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K: GIVE YOUR KIDS A HUG EVEN WHEN YOU‘RE MAD AT THEM.
ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY‘RE TEENAGERS.
I: KIND OF HARD WITH THE TEENAGERS, HUH.
Transcript two: 09/12/2008, interviewed in person in Studio City, CA
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M: Yeah. She wanted the brick baby. She said ‗I want that.‘ And I said ‗are you looking at
that?‘ Kinda funny, isn‘t it?
I: Very funny. So how is, what is the way you raise your children. How would you...
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you, your daughter‘s expressing herself. You know its really hard lessons letting go of what
other people think.
I: Because your children are a reflection of you.
I: Now what about television in your house,...
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I: And a room full of stuff.
I: That you have to pack when you move.
M: Right and having more stuff is more responsibility. Like having all those shoes there
means I have to have a space for all those shoes....
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we can tell immediately when we‘re watching commercials or at the store and they see
something they want and some times it lasts and some times it doesn‘t, so we try not to have
it in the house too much. We don‘t...
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them is biblical, you know going out and spending one hundred dollars for a pair of jeans
when you can get a good pair of jeans for twenty five dollars.
I: How does that work with your kids. Do they ask for other...