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Setting the Stage: Helping Your Children Find Values Before they Learn them the Hard Way

Raising kids is hard work. Personally, I find it hard enough to be in charge of my own well being for 24 hours a day, forever, with no breaks, but to multiply that is just barbaric. And at least when you mess up your own life, you do not have as many people telling you… Continue reading Setting the Stage: Helping Your Children Find Values Before they Learn them the Hard Way

Smarter Schools – Dumber Kids?

There has never been a time of abundance quite like today in America, but people are still over consumed with the desire for more. I would credit this phenomenon to our wonderful social media brainwashing applications, accompanied by a massive avalanche of advertisements specifically catered to our individual preferences.  Even those of us alert enough… Continue reading Smarter Schools – Dumber Kids?

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How to Maximize Your Candy Haul This Halloween

Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays.  First of all, it falls in the end of October, my favorite month, in my favorite season.  It is not too hot or too cold and the trees are beautiful.  It is also perfectly timed. You go out and have your kids bring home a huge… Continue reading How to Maximize Your Candy Haul This Halloween