Work Ethic: How Do We Instill It In Our Kids?

Work Ethic: How Do We Instill It In Our Kids?

One of the greatest gifts you can instill in your young person is a strong work ethic. Seriously. It sets the groundwork for confidence, focus and respect. There are elements of selflessness and compassion infused with knowing what it means to work hard.  This is not easy. It takes time. Although edible arrangements and heart shaped…

Teaching Our Young People How To Be Compassionate

Teaching Our Young People How To Be Compassionate

Over the years I’ve had many parents ask, “how do I raise a child to have compassion for others?”  Possessing one of the founding bricks of strong character, compassion, is not attained on a whim. Some are born with compassionate hearts, while most are born innately selfish; that’s just the reality of it. As parents and…

Teenagers and the Dangers of Social Media

Dangers of social media are real, yet it is a part of every day communication in today’s society. This generation of young people have no recollection of pay phones or ever being dependent on snail mail. In their world, those things are eligible for placement in the Smithsonian. Their communication has become synonymous with Twitter, Instagram,…