How unconventional parents raise next gen’s enlightened leaders

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Valley News - Health
DENVER – The American family structure has shifted dramatically in the past 50-plus years. Less than half of U.S. children are raised in a traditional setting – nearly a 30% drop since the early 1960s. What that means in terms of quality of life for children from nontraditional families – chances of a stable upbringing, career success, etc. – isn’t always clear. But a nontraditional family structure can provide parents a great opportunity: To teach values, such as gender equality, that their children can someday apply in the workplace and with their own families. “Growing up in a nontraditional family can help children gain sensitivity and compassion for other cultures and lifestyles, and it helps them break free of the gender stereotypes that pervade our society,”
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