Silence is SO Hard!

Silence is SO Hard!
Slow your brain down and read this. Work through the Old English “thees and thous” and learn a lesson that can shape your life. The challenge is not understanding, but taking action. “Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together; that at length they may emerge, full-formed and majestic, into the daylight ...

20 Questions Parents Should Ask Their College Student Over Break

20 Questions Parents Should Ask Their College Student Over Break
Here’s a list of questions parents should ask their college student while they are home over the Christmas break. But, PLEASE don’t miss the point! These are questions designed to help you re-establish or maintain a simple line of communication between you and your son or daughter. I highly discourage you from printing this list and ...

Making the Most of Back-to-School

Making the Most of Back-to-School
I’m a huge fan of Collective Intelligence. There’s an ancient Japanese proverb that reads: “None of us are as smart as all of us.” With that in mind, I asked people to share their best Back-to-School tips. Maybe one or two of them will help you make the most of your school year. The key ...

Reflections of a First-Time College Parent

Reflections of a First-Time College Parent
Moved in my first college student yesterday. I must admit…I’m a little confused. As we marched towards the inevitable “Move-In Day,” I encountered several dads who shared consistent stories. Stories filled with moments of tears and heartaches. One dad even shared how he got in his vehicle to leave, put it in Reverse, but took ...

Who Wants to Hear an OUTRAGEOUS story?

Who Wants to Hear an OUTRAGEOUS story?
Want to hear an OUTRAGEOUS story? Last week was “Anniversary Week” for my book, the OUTRAGEOUS life.  Part of my celebration plan included giving away FREE copies of the book on Kindle. There were 4,198 downloads of the book! A big shout out to those who were generous and shared it with their readers, followers ...