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Wisdom From a 6 Year Old – One-Liner Wednesday

After behaving badly, the 4 year old sits in the time-out chair crying and yelling about how life isn’t fair. Calmly sitting down next to her, her 6 year old friend nicely explains, “If you don’t learn to take responsibilities … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Trouble – One-Liner Wednesday

Recently, I was having a conversation with my son about the fact that he rarely gets in trouble. I asked him, “Why do you think that is?” Without hesitation he replied, “Because I learn from my mistakes.” Wouldn’t it be … Continue reading

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Let it Go or Try Again?

Many years ago I had a best friend. Well, she was a friend. I was a terrible one. It just took me a while to figure that out. Unfortunately, by the time I did, she had already cut all ties … Continue reading

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License to Behave Badly

No situation we went through as children ever gave us the right to behave badly. No matter what was going on, we had basic expectations to uphold and never were we granted free rein to behave uncontrollably. At all times … Continue reading

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