Tag Archives: character

Left or Right: Find balance

You may be absolutely, unequivocally correct. After all, they are your beliefs. You have every right to share them. And if people don’t like it, they can just unfriend you. I get it. I do. I love conservatives and liberals. … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Mindful Parenting and Teaching

If you’ve ever flown Southwest, you know they like to have fun with their safety announcements. I’ll never forget one that completely took me off guard – so funny and so wrong at the same time. “In the event of … Continue reading

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Parenting Styles: Cultivating the Character of Christ

I’ve shared several stories about the antics of my youngest son, Noah, such as how his teacher carried his clip on her shirt throughout kindergarten or how he graciously allowed his basketball opponents the chance at a few rebounds rather than … Continue reading

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Foster well-being in children: 3 lessons from positive psychology

The fundamental point of sending children to school has always been and will always be the same – a good life. A subfield of psychology that examines the good life is positive psychology. Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, … Continue reading

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Your child’s spiritual report card

It’s the end of the first marking period at my school and everyone, students and teachers alike, are working like mad to finish up work. Tonight parents and teachers will convene in the gym for conferences. Much of the dialogue … Continue reading

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