Ask Dr. John

Be a better parent than your own parents

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Dr. John D. Rich Jr. 0
Where are you in the process of trying to be a better parent? Let’s discuss some research, including a short study that I did of my own, about how typical it is to just repeat your own parents’ behaviors, what kinds of situations make this lack of intentionality most likely, and how it is that some people decide to be a better parent than their own parents were to them. READ MORE

Durham Weighs Columbus Day v. Indigenous Peoples’ Day 

Friday, September 8, 2017 Todd Selig/Durham Town Administrator 3
To our knowledge, Durham would be the first community in New Hampshire to establish the 2nd Monday in October as a day that recognizes Indigenous Peoples in addition to European exploration in the Americas.  A growing number of states and communities have taken such as step in recent years to include Los Angeles, Vermont, Denver, Phoenix, Seattle, Minneapolis, Albuquerque, and Bangor. READ MORE