Oh, will they ever learn, These kids I'm trying to raise? When will they take responsibility, So I can give them praise?
Why? It's the question asked over and over by every child. It can become pretty exhausting trying to answer every why, yet answering why needs to become a priority and habit of every parent. Why? Because actions have consequences, and the best instructions we can give our children are those that explain the consequences. Why? … Continue reading Proverbial Family: Answering the Whys
Algebra. The dreaded subject by many highschoolers, and the very subject that gives my son and me grief every school morning. This is stupid....this doesn't make any sense.... why do I have to learn this...when will I ever use this in life.... .....are the broken record of phrases frustratingly sung by my son. As I … Continue reading Conforming is Hard
We as Americans place high value on academics and competitive activities. While I find it wonderful that these things can be advantageous to encourage learning and build character, there is a problem when we use these American values as most important to identify what success in life is.