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Building Parent Child Relationships

“Kids spell love T-I-M-E.”  –John Crudele The relationship between two people can vary from moment to moment. Last night I sat in listened in on my son’s piano lesson. Then we went together to martial arts. At each event, I played … Continue reading

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A Checkmark Is Not A Commitment

“What a child doesn’t receive he can seldom later give.” — P.D. James, Time to Be in Earnest Every year about this time, parent-teacher organizations around the world send out volunteer request forms. Those are the forms listing all the opportunities to … Continue reading

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The Critic Or The Coach

“Growth is the only evidence of life.” — John Henry Newman, Apologia pro vita sua, 1864 There are a couple of ways to watch an entertainment event – through the eyes of the critic or the coach. The critic sees the … Continue reading

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Daily Choice

“Everything is something you decide to do, and there is nothing you have to do.” — Denis Waitley As parents, we have a daily choice. We can choose to get involved in our kids’ schools. To be on the parent-teacher … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 330 – Driving You Crazy Or Driving You Closer Together?

“A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after. ” — Peter De Vries A lot of parents get frustrated by driving their kids around. They get tired of the traffic, the relentless grind, and … Continue reading

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