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If It Matters

Last Thursday morning, Valentine’s Day, at about 7am as I dropped her off at school, my nearly 13-year-old, absolutely-adolescent, totally-teenage, Taylor-Swift-adoring, yell-at-her-sister, too-cool-for-school daughter Hayle got out of the car. Before shutting the door, she paused then said, “Dad, if … Continue reading

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Thanks For Being You

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” — John Fitzgerald Kennedy As the light peeked out upon the final day of school before Thanksgiving, … 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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Growing Up Is Inevitable

“Growing up is never easy. You hold onto things that were; you wonder what’s to come. But that night, I think we knew it was time to let go of what had been, and look ahead to what would be … Continue reading

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Helping Someone Else Look Good

“It’s not my job to look good.  It’s my job to make other people look good.” — Wes Unseld I got this email from a secretary at my daughter’s school after I changed their reader board last night. “Eric, You are … Continue reading

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