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Blessing Not Stressing - Happy Parenting

Jan 31, 2017

Blame the Referee
 
Refusing to accept responsibility for loss or failure is more likely to lead to more of the same than when we take responsibility for our actions.  I call this approach "blame the referee" because I see it so often in sports.  A team loses a game and focuses on the arbitrator (right or wrong),...


Jan 29, 2017

Why We Parent  

When you raise your children to be the best they can be you will find it is easier to raise them.  This is done by focusing on what the strengths and desires of the child are rather than our vision for them.  Their happiness and success should be the reason why we parent.  It is hard to not assume our...


Jan 26, 2017

Episode 018
Part 3 of the Stewart Day Interview.  Going to camps, checking out colleges and taking the steps to get your kid off to the “real” world with a good start.
 
 
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Jan 24, 2017

Episode 017
The day I died.  One of my favorite stories of how life seems to pick us up and slap us down at the same time.  This is also a case where the silver lining (being alive) can easily be found in a dark cloud.
 
 
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Jan 22, 2017

The Art of War.  Sun Tzu’s book The Art of War has some great bits of wisdom for parents.  Today we look at some of the core principles he espoused and why I think they fit well in viewing the parental journey and challenges.
 
 
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