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2001-09-19
Name: editor editor As we turn more and more towards westernisation, it's time to sit back and re-think our values. Youngsters today are exposed to western lifestyles to a much greater extent than the previous generation. Exposure
to cable television has brought the typical American family into our living room, and slowly a new thought process starts invading our children's minds.

While this is not necessarily a bad thing, perhaps you should try and figure out what your priorities are. How important is your marriage and family to you? Does it take first preference, or do career and other such matters come first? What do you think?
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2001-09-26
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Name: Jasmine
Subject:  Family is first and everything else is second
We need to remember that only we decide what we want to teach our children, how we want to live our lives, what we want to eat and feed our families, etc.

You can not stop your child too much but you can explain wrong and right. You should teach children Indian values, culture and teach them to appreciate it and enjoy it, not to make it so that it is something they HAVE TO DO!.

Remember when you were a child, did you like it when you were forced to do something you didn't want to..don't you feel that our children will feel that to. Join groups where children of your child's age get togther once a week and talk about Indian things. Watch hindi films, have family nights (where it is only you and your children and your spouse), play games together (make them about Indian culture, values, religion,etc.).

Get your children involved during Holi, Diwali, EID, Christmas celebrations or any holiday. Let them set up the temple or area for prayer. Let them tell you what needs to be done for the celebration.

This is how children learn and they learn to appreciate. Take them to the temple, church or mosque at least twice a month, read the holy books with them or to them or let them read.

You don't lose any values by following these and still having both parents work.
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2001-09-24
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Name: kruti
Subject:  Remember who we are
I think its more the youngsters who get too influenced what with more women smoking, drinking and the youth having this very free attitude towards sex etc.

Parents too have less time to spend with their kids or are not able to lay down the rules at the risk of coming across as old fashioned.
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2001-09-19
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Name: neha
Subject:  Walk With The World
I dont think there is any harm in getting inspired by the west. One should work according to his own comforts, but at the same time we should also remember our own values.
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2006-10-09
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Name: Kindi
Subject:  Roots are important but too much is also bad
Hi I have had an internationall education as I have lived and grown up outside India. I do have some indian views and some modern oneas . Mre than the Induan ones , it is the globalosed ones that are allowing me to survive in the globalised , westernised , mordern working world.
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