Tag Archive: parenting

Things I Tell My Kids – Work Ethic

“If you work hard, good things happen.”
Telling your kids they have natural talents like being smart is great for building confidence, but sets them up to rely on “being smart” and leaves them disillusioned if their smarts don’t get them what they want. It is better for your kids to know that hard work and…

Book Review: Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters

If you have young daughters, you will be interested in this book. It’s author Dr Meg Meeker, is a pediatrician who has counseled thousands of families and young girls over the last 20 years. She believes that Western society, which increasingly promotes a passive and let-kids-learn-on-their-own philosophy, doesn’t help kids grow up to be successful…