10 Safety Trips For Traveling With Children

When children are raised to be leaders for life, we get the opportunity to prepare our children to travel and to change their worlds. Here are 10 safety tips you will want to teach your child before they take flight! Practice these next time you take a vacation.  ...

Actions Speak Louder than Words

"Well done is better than well said." ~ Benjamin Franklin Do you remember when someone disappointed you? They probably did not follow through with their actions. They said one thing and did another. I remember it like yesterday. My neighbor promised to make me a...

Building Lifelong Friendships – The Art of Intentional Communication

From the moment I met him, I knew I wanted Scott for a friend. Over the next 20 years I intentionally communicated with him and we built our friendship to the point where I’m almost certain we share a brain. I have no doubt that he and I are lifelong friends. A...

Learning to Listen – 6 Ways to Practice Listening Skills with Your Child

Have you ever heard someone close to you say, “I’m fine,” looked deeply into their eyes, and known that was a blatant lie? When we truly listen, we get to see the real pain in our loved one’s lives. When we see it clearly, we can do something about it. When we really...

Can You Guess What I’m Feeling? The Power of Body Language

We’ve all had a similar experience. You walk through the grocery store, grab a few items, and head to the checkout. The cashier asks blandly how you are. You say “I’m good, thanks, how are you?” and the answer is, “fine,” but you know that’s a lie. Their facial...


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