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    Check out the article, "When 'D' Meets 'S': The Role of Personality in Parenting," to learn how parents can use personality assessments to improve their parenting techniques with their children. Find this article here: http://<a href="http://theattachedfa...#more-1542</a>. To login, use the details in the Winter 2008-09 issue of The Journal of API or, if you joined since this issue came out, contact me at to receive login info.

    This article brings up an interesting point. While we should, and need to, consider our children's unique personalities in our parenting, what role do you think personality assessments play in discovering these personality traits? Do you think assessments are generally helpful, or do they tempt parents to put a label on their children and themselves?