I like to apply the same principles to kids as I do to poker: always have a pair and a spare.
You won’t even know how bad you’re really doing until 20 years down the road. It’s practically a rite of passage!
Although we love our children dearly, that love comes with a steep price. It’s too bad it doesn’t also come with an industrial vat of lemon ginger water.
It can be hard to do so as a parent, but ultimately, helping kids gain independence is the best gift you can give your kids to enable their success.
When we talk about the circle of life, we neglect to mention a pretty huge developmental stage that happens in late adulthood – the Grandparent Phase.
The sooner we teach the next generation the value of working for what they want, the better it is for ALL of us.
Depression. As a writer, a lover of all words big and small, it is one of very few I can say I vehemently hate. The ugliest of words, it is. It defines everything that has ever gone wrong in my life, my head, and my soul. It is the catalyst that destroys all that I […]
From the time D-dude was able to walk I have asked him to do small chores. As he got older the chores increased and the difficulty increased. He’s eleven now so of course he is doing almost the amount of chores I do. Almost. The amount is close but the difficulty is not as […]