I am sure you are shocked by this story. I don't know what happened in this family, but it seems clear that there was a serious breakdown. 16-year-old Vincent Parket murdered his parents.
When we see an appalling story like this, we need to think about what we can learn from this. If we don't listen to our children, the results can be tragic. They are rarely this tragic. But we MUST help young people - and parents - to find nonviolent solutions.
I talk about nonviolent solutions in my new ebook, Affirmations for Parents.
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