What message would you send your younger self to prepare for unwelcomed news?

WHAT’S YOUR DATE? WHAT MESSAGE WOULD YOU SEND YOUR YOUNGER SELF TO PREPARE FOR IT?

There are 365 days in a year. Every year, there are a few unique dates in everyone’s life that have special meaning or significance. Sometimes those unique dates are joyous, like a birth or adoption, or a wedding anniversary. Then there are other dates set aside with memories of sadness, loss, and despair. A date…

Participation trophies or awards send the wrong message to kids.

PARTICIPATION TROPHIES: THEY DO MORE HARM THAN GOOD!!

Were you an athlete when you were a child? At the end of the season, did each child on your team receive a participation trophy or award?     What lessons did you learn by receiving a participation trophy? Did you learn anything about real life? When my son was about 9 he played on…

Family: 15+ Questions to ask before getting too serious.

FAMILY: 15+ QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE GETTING TOO SERIOUS

Who are your people? Where do you come from?  Have you ever been on the other end of those questions? My guess is that an elderly person wielded those questions like a sword in your direction. The intent behind the questions may have been to find out your familial lineage and try to determine your…