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Making Peace with Star Wars

My husband and I put a lot of effort into keeping our home free from violent media influences. It's an uphill battle that we're committed to fighting, andone that sometimes requires a little creative thinking.

Zachary's male classmates (ages 3 and 4) are fascinated by Star Wars. Yes, you read right: ages 3 and 4, not 13 and 14. They know all the characters, all the spaceships, and, of course, all the violence that goes with it. Zach would come home every day, his head a jumble of confusion:...

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