Category Archives: success

Five Ways to Transcend the School Mindset

When we think of education, we tend to view school as the standard even if we simultaneously realize that many parts of that school model aren’t really working. Get past the school mindset to foster wider learning. Continue reading

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Does Your Name Make Life Better?

Your name influences how people perceive you, what career you choose, where you live, even your success. Continue reading

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Homeschool Worries: Erased With Research & Experience

Here are all sorts of studies that dispel homeschooling myths. Plus what we experienced as we jumped from schooling to homeschooling. Continue reading

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Where Fascination Leads

Do a small child’s fears and fascinations have something to do with a uniqueness he’s trying to live out, a sort of “acorn” of destiny? Continue reading

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Respecting A Child’s Urge To Discover

Trust that kids can innovate and learn. Find out just how capable they can be. Continue reading

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How To Grant Wishes

Wishes do come true. Here’s a process to make your dreams and the dreams of others become possible. 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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Educating Too Early

Learning does not necessarily flow from instruction. Especially for preschoolers. 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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Without (or Beyond) College: 22 Tools For Success

22 resources to help you create the life of your dreams, with or without college. Continue reading

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