Parenting: When cultures collide

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Many of us experience these inter-cultural clashes on a daily basis. Imagine what it’s like for our children. Let’s face it, most of us are raising our children very differently from how our parents raised us. Lots of challenges arise along the way. Need help (’cause Spirit knows our journey is crazy complex)?  Maybe the following will be of some assistance.

Books on the subject:

http://books.google.com/books/about/When_Cultures_Collide.html?id=BP5SOwAACAAJ

Continental parents talk about raising children in the diaspora:

http://www.nigeriavillagesquare.com/articles/victor-dike/african-parents-the-dilemma-of-raising-their-children-in-diaspora.html

Parenting across cultures:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJic9NrYk0Y

The Challenge of Intercultural Parenting:

http://www.jadedragon.com/archives/may98/bridge.html

Parenting tips: How to transfer our culture to our children

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGJi4tLQNX8

Intercultural parenting topics;

http://www.thrivingfamily.com/Features/Web/2012/intercultural-parenting-topics.aspx

Tips for immigrant parents:

http://www.101tipsforimmigrantparents.com/

P.S.- You don’t have to be an “immigrant family” in order for the aforementioned to resonate.  

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