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IF WE LEAD THEY WILL FOLLOW

I recently received a pleasant email from my cousin sharing that his son qualified for the Junior Olympics in Track and Field.  I was ecstatic that my little cousin had been recognized as one of the best runners in the nation for the 400 meter event. 

14 Dec

REFLECTIONS OF A MOM WHEN THE KIDS ARE AWAY

I am preparing to see my kids for the first time in two weeks. They have been hanging with their grandparents and enjoying

14 Dec

ELF ON THE SHELF CONVERT

Recently I had the wonderful pleasure of spending an afternoon with Nadia Policard of Niche Parent Network, Atlanta bloggers and Chanda Bell, co-founder

14 Dec

CHARACTER = SUCCESS

Very often my son gets to show off his academic prowess and intellect. He gets accolades for his athleticism and skill. But can

14 Dec

DOPE: ART IMITATING LIFE

I just saw the movie DOPE and I must say that it was an amazingly provocative film. Anyone who is a parent, educator,

14 Dec

THEY ARE WATCHING

Recently I had a conversation with a group of 15-17 year old boys.  These students have made some missteps in life.  The curriculum

14 Dec

PURPOSE DISCOVERY: 5 STEPS FOR HELPING YOUTH SUCCEED

It is a sad thing when young people don’t realize that they exist for a purpose.  I run across these youth way too

14 Dec

EARLY EXPLORATION OF DISAPPOINTMENT

Over the past 8 days my son has experienced what he would call disappointment.  Although he won his school’s Spelling Bee and was

14 Dec

DOES SUCCESS HAVE A LOOK?

Does my child look successful? Yes, success has a look. It is not defined by name brands or price tags. But it is

14 Dec
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