30 Things I Want to Teach My Son

Never let your actions be dictated by your libido. Remember 'No' means 'No' and learn when someone is incapable of giving consent. Your actions define who you are. Not your friends, not your money, not your car, nothing else. Be sincere. Do not make a promise you cannot keep and keep every promise you make.... Continue Reading →

40 Things I Want To Teach My Daughter

  Do not dumb yourself down for anyone. Knowledge is power be open minded to learn new things and remember what you know now may change. Toys, colors, activities, are not determined by gender. Do what you love. This includes playing in dirt, jumping, swinging, running. Get dirty if you want and play hard. Do... Continue Reading →

My Comfort Zone is My Worst Enemy: How to Break Down the Wall

I do wonder where I would be had I made a different decision. I was afraid. I feared failure. I feared loneliness. I feared the unknown. And honestly, I still fear all of those things. That fear kept me from reaching something that may have been everything to me. That fear still keeps me from so many things.

Procrastination: 5 Ways to Decrease Procrastination and Other Self-Sabotaging Behaviors

Who is your greatest enemy? Have you ever considered it may be yourself? Do you procrastinate until the very last second? Do you secretly fear success? Do you quit when things get tough or because you do not see instant success? These are all self-sabotaging behaviors and they are a sign that you may be your own enemy.

How Journaling Can Improve Self-Esteem and Decrease Self-Doubt

Journaling can be a very helpful with many mental health issues especially low self-esteem and rampant self-doubt. Have you ever been extremely anxious, angry, sad, frustrated, and once you spoke to someone, or wrote it down, you felt better? Just being able to express yourself is very important for happiness. Journaling is a fantastic way to express yourself.

My New Year’s Goals and How I Plan to Achieve Them

  There have been many years in the past where I have not even tried to set myself ‘Resolutions.’ This year I am not calling them 'resolutions' but rather 'goals.' Goals have steps to achieve them. Why this year and not years in the past? Because I’m motivated and I need to keep myself so.... Continue Reading →

Things to Teach Our Kids So They Become Better Adults

As the new year approaches I’ve been thinking about what I could do to be a better person. How can I expand my growth further this new year? As I was thinking about this I came across this idea of what makes kids good adults. What do we learn as a child that is necessary to survive as an a loving, caring, successful adult? These are a couple things I think are important for kids to learn and things we should do to teach them as well as things our kids can remind us of as we live day to day.

How to Make Achievable New Years Goals

There are many negative connotations to ‘New Year’s Resolutions,’ because of these negative connotations I tend to use ‘Goals’ over ‘Resolutions’. ‘Resolutions’ means you resolve to do something but often times these resolutions are not achievable.

What I Hope to Teach My Children About Christmas!

Christmas has become many things. Christmas is commercial, Christmas is religious, Christmas is contradiction after contradiction and often Christmas is hypocritical. I am a Christian and I cannot deny these things. So how do I teach my children about something that is all these things? How do I teach my children the good and the bad? Or do I? Do I sugar coat the holiday? Do I just give them the Bible? Do I just repeat what preacher after preacher might tell us?

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