Tag Archives: problem solving

Pull Them Into Success Instead of Holding Them Back For Safety

Turning a No into a Yes-and Success is sometimes a matter of perspective.  Kids have goals and measures of success that often are not practical or safe.  Thus, we tell our children “No” far more often than we give them a “Yes.”  This can create a point of conflict or… Read more »

Wisdom Provides Careful Thought to Our Path

careful thought

Think of life as a journey on a narrow ledge.  There is a peril to the right and the left so we must pay attention to every step. Proverbs 4:25-27: “25 Let your eyes look straight ahead;     fix your gaze directly before you. 26 Give careful thought to the[a] paths for your feet     and… Read more »

Specialization and Alone Time – Allow for Problem Solving

Focus is Fine in Moderation In past episodes, we have looked at the problems that can arise from pushing our children towards specialization early in life.  Whether we are looking at academic or athletic pursuits, burnout can hit early in life when we push too hard.  However, these warnings do not… Read more »

Filling Forms Faster and Reducing Paperwork

Red Tape Shortcuts and Reducing Paperwork We add to our paperwork load from almost the moment child is born.  It starts with birth certificates and filling out release forms.  Unfortunately, that is only the beginning.  As our kids grow up they head off to school and join activities of all sorts.  Each… Read more »