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How to Use Technology to Strengthen Family Ties

How to Use Technology to Strengthen Family Ties

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Published by Robert R. Dunford
This 45-page eBook will help you understand and use ten powerful tools of technology to keep in touch with your family and strengthen family ties.

Studies have shown that the very technology that saves us time and expands our potential can present barriers to basic human needs such as love and belonging.

Parents are responsible for teaching their children how technology can be used to support building happy and healthy individuals and families.

Although based on lectures at a major university conference, this book is an easy read. It gives practical examples, and provides ratings and charts of the advantages and disadvantages of each tool.


This 45-page eBook will help you understand and use ten powerful tools of technology to keep in touch with your family and strengthen family ties.

Studies have shown that the very technology that saves us time and expands our potential can present barriers to basic human needs such as love and belonging.

Parents are responsible for teaching their children how technology can be used to support building happy and healthy individuals and families.

Although based on lectures at a major university conference, this book is an easy read. It gives practical examples, and provides ratings and charts of the advantages and disadvantages of each tool.


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Published by: Robert R. Dunford on Jul 23, 2009
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How
 
to
 
Use
 
Technology
 
to
 
Strengthen
 
Family
 
Ties
 
by
 
Robert
 
Dunford
 
with
 
Adam
 
and
 
Bryan
 
Dunford
 
Copyright
 
2008.
 
Robert
 
R.
 
Dunford
 
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You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sentforth.—Kahlil GibranThis book is dedicated to our seven arrows and their families.—Robert and Jill Dunford
Note: Throughout this book you will see three petals or links
.
 
The link on the left represents your parents, grandparents and other ancestors (i.e., the past)
The link in the middle represents you (i.e., the present), and
The link on the right represents your children and descendants, whether you currently have any or not (i.e., the future).
You are the central link
between those who have gone before you and thosewho will come after you. If you don’t pass on important family traditions and other teachings to your own children, who will? We invite you to think about this. Youare the key link.
If you are interested in learning additional ways to strengthen family ties, to preserve your heritage, and to shareand enjoy family memories and traditions for the benefit of your family and future generations,
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Introduction
 
I recently asked myself how much someone would have to pay me
not to publish this book 
. I suppose there may be some number, but it certainly would be in themillions of dollars.Why? Because what we have learned and enjoyed with our family has been
priceless
to us. We want to share it with you.
Our whole desire behind this book isto help strengthen families.
We live in a time of changing values and questionable ethics. As my sons and Iwrite this,
once-solid economic institutions are teetering on the verge of collapse andsome have already fallen,
local and national governments are being shaken to their foundations, and
wars and rumors of wars seem to be regular fare in newspapers.And these are only some of the difficulties facing us.We have found that
staying close together as a family
can be a strong defenseagainst, and a stable influence in, difficult times.We have found that, in addition to one’s religious faith, which has proved be apowerful stabilizing influence in hard times,
three of the most helpful methods
 of bringing about the stability we seek include the following:1.
Doing things together as a family regularly 
, even though some of us areseparated by several time zones.2.
Communicating often 
with each other.3.
Recording and passing along family memories and traditions 
from pastand present generations for the enjoyment and benefit of futuregenerations.This book is about how to use technology to help you do all three more easilyand inexpensively, even if your family is spread around the world.
If you are interested in learning additional ways to strengthen family ties, to preserve your heritage, and to shareand enjoy family memories and traditions for the benefit of your family and future generations,
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