Taking our families back
Generosity. Altruism. Maturity. The values that families teach.
Greed. Competitiveness. Instant gratification. These are the values that big corporations try to instill in our kids. For decades, corporate marketers have been occupying our kids with their me-first mindset.
No more. It's time to occupy parenting. Will you join us?
Occupy Parenting was started by Lindsay and Erik Curren, who are raising two teenage daughters in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. One day, they realized that their family wasn't running the way they thought it should. Too much tension, too many conflicting expectations, too much trying to keep up with the Joneses, even in today's tough economy. Were they alone? Was it their fault? Or were … [Read More...]
From our Blog
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