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Practice Makes Progress

We all agree that no one wants to suffer or have their child suffer. We don't want bad things to happen or trouble to come our way, or our child's. Yet, what appears and feels like discomfort,...

How to Ask the Right Questions

“How was your day?” “Fine.” “What did you learn today?” “Nothing.” “Are you finished with your science project?” “No.” Being on the receiving end of one-word answers from adolescents is all too...

The On Ramp to Fall Semester 2020

Uncertainty’s lingered far longer than we expected. I, like you, want a giant slice of permanent normal. No sprinkles or bows required, only our lives, livelihood and school to open like it has for...

5 Simple Steps to Apologizing

A dad asked his daughter to give a handful of her M&Ms to her brother from the big bag she’d bought. She shook her head. Prompted again, her answer remained the same.  Disparagingly, her dad...

Happy Father’s Day

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me”  Jim Valvano Thank You for Being an Incredible Dad The fabric of a dad’s life, your life, is woven together...
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Top 50 Open-Ended Questions for Sparking Conversation with Children and Older Kids
by Lela Davidson Asking open-ended questions is a great way to get information from and bond with your children. Good ...
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Top 50 Open-Ended Questions for Sparking Conversation with Children and Older Kids

TED Talks - Movies and Manhood Messages
Speaker Colin Stokes When Colin Stokes' 3-year-old son caught a glimpse of "Star Wars," he was instantly obsessed. But what ...
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TED Talks – Movies and Manhood Messages

TED Talks - The Surprising Science of Happiness
Speaker Dan Gilbert Dan Gilbert, author of "Stumbling on Happiness," challenges the idea that we'll be miserable if we don't ...
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TED Talks – The Surprising Science of Happiness

TED Talks - How Great Leaders Inspire Action
How Great Leaders Inspire Action Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership — starting with a ...
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TED Talks – How Great Leaders Inspire Action

A Letter to My Sons
By Renee Robinson Writing to inspire your journey A Letter to My Sons – (the real reason I say no ...
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A Letter to My Sons

TED Talks - The Power of Vulnerability
The Power of Vulnerability Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny ...
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TED Talks – The Power of Vulnerability

TED Talks - The Power of Introverts
The Power of Introverts Introverts. In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can ...
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TED Talks – The Power of Introverts

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