April 2014

4 Home Grown Humility Lessons

April 30, 2014
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“True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.” –C.S. Lewis Humility has been playing a major role in my life this year. Humility is lowly and meek on the outside but courteous and respectful throughout. Humility puts others first. Maybe I’m more aware of courtesy and respect or the […]

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Bribery And Rewards: What’s The Difference?

April 29, 2014
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Parents in my Parents Anonymous Group often discussed bribery and rewards but many confused the two. What exactly is the difference and why does it matter? HINT: Bribes are not planned beforehand and parents are pressured in the moment; rewards are usually planned by the parent and given afterward. Bribery can occur when a parent […]

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4 Pathways Through the Triad: Truth, Vulnerability and Courage

April 28, 2014
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The Greek word for truth is aletheia, which literally means to “un-hide” or “hiding nothing.” When was the last time you yourself were absolutely truthful in the presence of someone else? When was the last time you candidly chose to not hide something from within you? “Man is least himself when he talks in his […]

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Protecting Our Children – Keeping Them Safe

April 28, 2014

It is vital for parents and educators to learn about the dangers facing our children today. We live in a time where Prevention Methods are a must. Statistics for missing children in the United States and around the world are staggering and heartbreaking. Knowledge Is Power! We can teach our children without making them scared. […]

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Toss Punishment – Keep Discipline

April 22, 2014
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If a parent punishes a child, what does a child learn from that? ‘Punishment’ is a very ugly word and I wish parents would take that word, write it down on a sheet of paper, then wad it up and throw it in the trash because that is where it belongs. The word itself feels […]

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4 Steps to Becoming an AWE FULL Person

April 18, 2014

“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” –W.B. Yeats I was sitting in a pastry shop with a new friend I had met just a few days before. We were talking about our businesses, sharing war stories about how we got started and where we hope to […]

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