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The Secret Sauce of Success

“Improvise, Adapt, and Overcome.” unofficial motto of the United States Marine Corps Monday, 7:30 a.m. Boulder, CO In just twenty-five years Henry Ford went from Nowheresville to being the wealthiest man in America. How did he do it? He responded … Continue reading

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Strong Mind

“The mind is a fertile garden. It will grow anything you wish to plant — beautiful flowers or weeds. And so it is with successful, healthy thoughts or with negative ones that will, like weeds, strangle and crowd the others. … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Raising a “TOUGH TEEN”

“Uncertainty, change, and stress are far more deeply woven into the fabric of today’s life than was the case a generation ago.” — Jim Loher, Ed.D. Monday, 8:19 a.m. Boulder, CO Eighteen years can feel like an eternity. ¬†Yet, it … Continue reading

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The Biggest Secret About Parenting You Were Never Told

“The road to success is always under construction.” — Lily Tomlin Thursday, 8:10 a.m. Boulder, CO Here’s the biggest secret you’re seldom told: It is possible to do everything right as a parent and still have bad things happen. That’s … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Grow Emotional Intelligence

“Good habits are the key to all success. Bad habits are the unlocked door to failure.” – Og Mandino Thursday, 7:35 a.m. Boulder, CO Bullying is a serious problem. Many of us probably have been bullied at least once in … Continue reading

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Do you or your teen have a mistaken identity?

Just as irresponsible kids can become locked into a single pattern of behavior, ineffective parents can become locked into a single parenting role. It doesn’t matter if it is an ineffective or effective parenting role. Whenever our approach is one dimensional we struggle to get the results we want.
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Summer Jobs for Teens

Friday 8:16 am Boulder, CO “The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.” Elbert Hubbard Good morning, Today’s post is about… … the value of a summer job. Many parents are nervous about their children … Continue reading

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What are you giving your teen for graduation?

Wednesday, 8:26 pm Boulder, CO “Undertake something that is difficult; it will do you good. Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.” Ronald E. Osborn Good morning, Today’s post is about … Continue reading

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How is Your Teen Motivated?

Wednesday 7:08 am Boulder, CO Good morning, This blog is short. It is about the struggle many parents have motivating their teen. Reward and punishment are external control measures commonly used today to achieve a particular end. Although such tactics … Continue reading

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Are Your Dreams for College Setting Your Teen Up for Failure?

American children were taught for 100 years that all we had to do to be successful was listen, take notes, remember what we were told and repeat it accurately when asked.

Americans call this silliness ‘education’ and we guard the concept fiercely, obstinately and ridiculously. Continue reading

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