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How To Motivate Lifelong Learning And Readiness For College

OK so maybe it’s gotten just a little debatable whether or not a college education is necessary in this post-modern economy. But its still universally accepted that massive and rapid learning in general is totally necessary for success in life. Even if your children don’t get it in (or through) the walls of college classrooms, […]

Breaking: You Can Have Your Family Back If You Chose To Get Off the Treadmill

You’re on life’s thread-mill, exchanging time for dollars…running faster and faster just to stay in one place. Your grandparents used to bring home less pay. Yet they had more leisure time and lived fairly comfortable lives by world standards. More importantly, they raised an entire family with hardly a glitch. We’ve gotten amazing technology. The […]

How To Master Ninja Parenting Tricks and Skills Like a Boss.

It’s the world’s best kept secret… hiding in plain sight. And it’s making you more than just a little angry.  It’s too big an issue, too important… means too much to so many…the proverbial elephant in the room that’s so big, we just assumed it was a hairy wall and the room was supposed to be THIS […]

Why Is This So Hard?

You just can’t win. Happens every frickin’ time.  Just when you thought things are finally turning around, something else again. She’s being rude and argumentative to every request you make. What’s a parent to do in a situation like that? You don’t have time for this!  Back in the day, she’d get a taste of your belt.

Using Communication Skills–Are You Shooting Your Parent-Child Relationshop In the Foot?

True story: I use all the tools I can muster to get a teenager to talk to me… often after days of building a relationship and getting him to trust me. Finally, I get him to open up about the issue that landed him in my office.  Then I go through my little spiel about […]