Yearly Archives: 1994

November 1, 1994

Family Project Curbs Violence

by Karen McCowan of The Register-Guard Forty pounds of explosive anger. That pretty much summed up 7-year old Christopher Kruk’s behavior, after his parents split two years ago. “He was literally smashing things, throwing things — slamming his bedroom door so hard, things were falling off the walls,” recalled his mother, Myrna Kruk. “There was […]

October 7, 1994

Time to Rein in Our Teenagers

by Don Bishoff of The Register-Guard She read all the we-have-to-do-something-about-teen-gangs quotes for three days, and now Sally Lowe of Eugene had a very simple question: What? “I have not heard specific advice on exactly what can be done,” said Lowe, a teacher at South Eugene High School and parent of two teens. “Somebody ought […]

September 19, 1994

Good Parenting Builds Good Kids

by Tad Shannon of The Register-Guard Just a handful of fundamentals out of “Parenting 101” could go a long way in stemming the rising tide of school and youth violence. That’s the view of John Reid after roughly 20 years of research into the problem of youth aggression. “This is not rocket science,” says Reid, […]

May 20, 1994

More Dads are Mr. Moms

by Ann Portal of The Register-Guard When Rebecca and Tim Eastwood of Eugene decided to have a baby, they looked no further than Tim to assume the role of day care provider. While Rebecca goes to work as a pharmacist at a Eugene retail store, Tim suits up 10-month-old Nikolas for a walk in the […]