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AdviceBack to SchoolChallengeFatherhoodHow ToParentingSchool

As August winds down in the northern hemisphere, we parents begin to prepare ourselves for a number of inevitable changes to the rhythms of life of the last several weeks. As the sun wakes later and ducks behind the horizon earlier, we begin to feel a difference in the air

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AdviceFatherhoodFriday 50HabitsParentingPatience

Patience is a virtue that our kids need right now! How’s that for an ironic statement to start an article on the power of patience? Developing a patient habit of mind will help our kids improve their personal contentment and it will also pay huge dividends for them in other

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AdviceFriday 50HabitsHow ToHumilityLeadershipParentingUncategorized

Humility is a habit of mind that can help our kids find security and happiness in who they are as people and the role they play in others’ lives. It is a characteristic that can seem difficult to develop as it requires balancing the competing need to build your child’s

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AdviceCuriosityFatherhoodFriday 50HabitsHow ToParentingUncategorized

Every parent can describe at least one moment that stands out in their memory as a time where their kids demonstrated true and unbridled curiosity. Some of my greatest memories of my kids’ curiosity have come at the most unexpected times and in the simplest and most pure of circumstances

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AdviceAuthorBookFatherhoodInterviewLeadershipParentingReview

*Note:  I thought that this book was so compelling that I purchased it myself and did not receive a free copy from the author or publisher in exchange for my review.  I have, however, included an affiliate link to purchase the book I mention in this post.  Dads, tell me

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ContributionFatherhoodFriday 50HabitsParentingUncategorized

My kids surprise me on a regular basis with the way they provide proof for John C. Maxwell’s quote about contribution which is that: I am certainly not saying that my kids are perfect or even that they always show this habit of mind. They’re kids, like many others, who

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AdviceFatherhoodFriday 50HabitsParentingSiblings

Friday Fifty: #2 Being a Good Sibling My wife and I are truly blessed in that our kids share a strong and special sibling bond. This isn’t to say that it is perfect. There are times when they get in each other’s space, say things that they know will push

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AdviceConfidenceFatherhoodFriday 50HabitsHow ToParenting

Weekly Series – The Friday Fifty:  Habits of Mind for #Epic Kids  Father’s Day Kickoff Edition: Confidence Happy Father’s Day gents! May this day, a day all about dads, hold some #epic promise for you and yours. Welcome to the first installment of a weekly feature where I will be

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How ToLeadershipParenting

Follow my blog with Bloglovin One of the best parts of my day job is that it provides me ample opportunities to learn about, put into practice and reflect on a variety of ideas about leadership.  As a leader in my organization I am privileged to work with and serve

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How ToParenting

The Mandy Harvey Story I can’t believe I am starting a post about a lesson I learned from America’s Got Talent. It’s even stranger to me that while watching the video clip that inspired this post, for a brief sliver of time, I actually and genuinely liked Simon Cowell. The

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