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Unformatted text preview: My topic of choice is from page 379. # 10 Two approaches to parenting. Thesis statement: Parenting practices arent what they used to be. Years ago when I was a teenager my mother was a stay at home mom. My father was a business man. I was expected to help my mom with chores around the house such as cleaning, cooking, laundry etc. We didnt use the dryer, we used the clothes line. We didnt eat in separate places; we ate together at the dinner table as a family. I wasnt allowed to hang out or go out without my mom or dad being right there. I was never allowed to take the phone in to another room to talk to a friend. If what I said could not be heard by whoever was in the area, then it shouldnt have been said. Disrespect was not tolerated. It was not tolerated in the presence of an adult whether it was directed toward your friend, your enemy, your...
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