Dealing with inappropriate media influences

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I think that it’s really tough to be able to deal with all the outside influences that you don’t want your child to participate in. But I think again you have to give your child the capacity to develop their own moral compass and so again you’re having conversations with them about what’s important and what their choices are and you’re trying to give them the opportunity then to have a barometer to make those choices with. One of my sons was at a sleep over and the boys were playing a video game he wasn’t allowed to play, so he went in the other room and then came back and said, “Guys, I can’t do this video game. Would you mind putting on a different one?” And they were like, “Oh, okay, buddy. We’re glad to do that.” But he had to make the choice to do that, but he could do it because he developed his own moral compass.

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Wanda Yeatman

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Wanda Jones-Yeatman is the owner of WJY Consulting, a small firm specializing in providing a variety of consulting, training, facilitation, coaching and program management services to organizations and individuals. Wanda has worked in the field of education and training for over 25 years, with extensive experience in personality type and its application, team-building, communication, success coaching, career development, human relations, conflict management and peacemaking, management training, leadership development, group facilitation, organizational development and multicultural awareness. As a consultant Wanda has served as an internal organizational coach focusing on subjects such as supervisory leadership, teambuilding, communication, conflict resolution and workforce planning. 

Wanda was born in Roanoke, VA and grew up all over the world as part of a military family. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Arizona State University and a M. Ed. from the University of Maryland in Counseling and Personnel Services. Wanda is married, mother of four wonderful children and resides in Maryland.

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