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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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You may be destroying your teen’s self-confidence and not even know it.

“The way that parents influence their children most deeply, however, is by example.” Harville Hendrix Thursday, 8:21 a.m. Boulder, CO Good morning, As powerful as your words can be in influencing your teens behavior, how you act carries even more … 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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Teen Success: It’s A Shell Game?

Every once in a while if you are paying attention you find something cool among all the noise and chatter of our daily lives. Continue reading

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