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Teaching Kids Persistence

All three of our kids play soccer on local teams.  Early on Todd and I chose soccer as a sport to start with in our family mostly because it requires you to run hard.  With three active kids living in … Continue reading

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Paying Kids for Failing: A Backward Reward System That Worked for Me

My stepfather, Dan, passed away last June and I dearly miss him. The most recent reason is that he was the person I’d phone first when I’d failed at something. Dan entered my life when I was 9 and heavily … Continue reading

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