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8 Great Smarts

8 Great Smarts

“You think I’m smart? Really? You mean I shouldn’t let kids call me stupid? Which of the 8 smarts do I have a lot of?”
5 Core Needs

5 Core Needs

“I can see how my unhealthy identity is causing relationship issues and doubts about my future. I want to learn more.”
No Perfect Kids

No Perfect Kids

“I do want to raise the kids we were given and not the kids we wish we had. Thank you for your help!”
Tech Savvy Kids

Tech Savvy Kids

“I had no idea my kids’ negative beliefs and behaviors were caused by the technology they use. This is so eye-opening!”

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  • 4
    May

    Engaging Weaker Smarts On Purpose

    The way we and our children are smart is relevant to so much. Learning. Studying. Teaching. Relationships. Friendships. Marriage. Parenting. Spiritual growth. Hobbies. Careers. There are other areas of relevance that have been on my mind lately. Emotional health. Stress relief. Energy vs. fatigue. The

    27
    Apr

    When The Obvious Isn’t – An Opportunity For Empathy & Understanding

    When we’re being picture smart, we think with pictures. These pictures may be in our mind, created on paper, and/or seen in books, on websites, in videos, and the like. They’re important to us. If you’ve read my book, 8 Great Smarts,  or heard me

  • 25
    Apr

    3 Concepts Increase The Value Of Learning: Joy, Connections, And Optimism

    Learning has always mattered to me. I was raised to value learning; not just an education. It’s among the reasons helping children claim the identity of “I am a learner” is important to me. Teaching is one of my joys. It energizes and delights me.

    20
    Apr

    Annoyed By Your Own “Smarts”? I Can Relate…

    Are there times when one of your smarts irritates you? Or, maybe more than one? I can relate. On Monday I drove about 40 miles from my home to the Point of View radio studio in Dallas. My logic smart kicked in big time. It

  • 18
    Apr

    Hard Working Parents Are My Heroes!

    What are you willing to work hard to accomplish? Who are you willing to persevere for? As you might know, I wrote in “Screens and Teens: Connecting with Our Kids in a Wireless World,” that the character qualities of perseverance, effort, and diligence seem to

    13
    Apr

    The Wheel Man

    He walked the neighborhood observing. He watched the people. He looked around their homes. He tried to notice everything. He took notes on his pad of paper like the guest instructor had taught him. Windows … check. Fences … check. Shrubs … check. Cars in

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