The Truth About Learning: Every Child Is Smart

There’s a blog being shared on Facebook that you’ve perhaps seen. The headline is “The Learning Myth: Why I’ll Never Tell My Son He’s Smart.” If you’re familiar with multiple

Healthy Motivation Produces Empowering Priorities

Last Monday, I encouraged readers to consider what they value for them and their children. I provided a list of words for you to consider. I certainly don’t want you

“All Of Me” – The Powerful Essence Of Individuality

Self. What a powerful word. My dictionary defines it as “the identity, character, or essential qualities of any person or thing.” Please notice the “s” on the word “qualities.” Individual.

How My Parents Loved Me By Turning An Insecurity Into A Lifelong Blessing

My brother and I walked home from Roosevelt Elementary School on a typical day and Dave walked upstairs to his room. I did something unusual. I walked right into my

Engaging All Eight “Smarts” Can Empower A Well Lived Life

Choosing to use several smarts at the same time is wise. As I tell people when I teach, although I separate them to explain them, they actually never work alone.

Changing Expectations Can Be Healthy

When circumstances change, expectations sometimes should, too. Children would benefit from realizing this and learning how to do it. Otherwise, they can be discouraged for no good reason. Jill Savage