You are a perfect readout of your past…

I bet you can identify a couple of things you do that don’t work for others with whom you work or live.  And there are likely to be things that you don’t do that others would appreciate it if you did.  I’m not a fan of spending a lot of time worrying about how we [...]

Oh, what they might share with you!

A young father sent this piece to me about his three-and-a-half-year-old son:  “I am making a conscious effort to talk to my son, Cooper, on his level. It doesn’t happen every night, but it’s amazing what I find out when I do. We had a twenty-minute conversation as he was in the bathtub one night. [...]

What kind of role model do you want to be?

The other day a neighbor, Sarah, who is 17, came walking down the block, and we had a brief conversation that reminded me how remarkable she is. “Hi, Sarah, out getting some exercise?” “Hi. Not really. My dad is being a poor loser right now, so I’m giving him some time to get over it.” [...]