“Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.” -Blaise Pascal I’ve been talking to our students about service and how we serve and help others. Most of the talks have been based around doing kind things for people and donating our time, money or other resources. But sometimes people don’t need services of […]
Most kids are pretty good about saying “please” and “thank you” (except at home of course) along with a few other niceties, but to them, that is where politeness ends. Politeness is more than nice words and gestures. It is also about realizing someone’s situation and not making them feel out of place. It’s teaching […]
What do yo think the odds are of your child living up to their potential? As a parent, you want your child to grow up to be healthy and happy. And you want your child’s life to be easier as they grow up than yours was. But will they grow up that way? There are […]
Teaching kids to win arguments the right way can be challenging. Mostly, their lower brain (fight or flight party) still drives them more than their higher brain (reasoning part). When it comes to arguing it’s all about the right point of view for the higher brain.
Remember back in your high school days and the person you were attracted to. You would think to yourself, “If I could just make them like me.” Obviously this strategy didn’t work very well. Oftentimes the person never new you existed, at least not on a level of mutual attraction. Yet, when we become adults […]