Category Archives: role models

Welcome Kids Into The Workplace More Than One Day A Year

Why kids need to observe and take part in the work-a-day world on a regular basis. Continue reading

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Lale Labuko: Cultural Superhero

An ancient tribal practice has killed tens of thousands of children over the centuries. I’m working to make sure my generation brings an end to it forever. —Lale Labuko Continue reading

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How To Learn From Experts

Learn directly from people who are passionate about what they do. Continue reading

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How To Walk Your Talk

It’s downright uncomfortable to cultivate positive new habits, but that’s part of a four stage process you didn’t know you’re going through. Continue reading

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40 Ways Kids Can Volunteer, Toddler to Teen

Make service a part of your family’s life by fitting it into your interests. Continue reading

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Politeness Recovery In Progress

Politeness is the dodo bird of our times. No one is quite sure what killed off civility but it’s obvious that two-year-olds aren’t growing out of tantrums or a sense of entitlement. Instead they just get bigger, becoming toddler adults. Continue reading

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It Really Does Take A Village

How to build a community of support for your family. Continue reading

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We Don’t Need No Age Segregation

I let my teenaged son meet up with middle-aged guys he met online. Here’s why. Continue reading

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How Kids Benefit From Chores

Give your kids hands-on responsibilities at an early age if you want to promote skills, learning, impulse control, and success in adulthood. Continue reading

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