Tag: Teaching kids manners

The day my daughter told me to shut up turned out to be a great day

I was helping my daughter practice tying her shoes. She had just done it for the very first time the previous day. Waaaaa! I can’t doooooooo it. I’ll never get it again! – Her You did it yesterday a whole bunch of times and you’ll do it again today. It just takes practice to get... Read more »

Bieber fever - A lesson in being authentic

It's no secret that I'm a Justin Bieber fan. I also enjoy the vocal stylings of Air Supply, Toto, Richard Marx, Mandy Moore, Peter Cetera, Jim Brickman and One Direction.
For as long as I can remember, my friends and family have felt comfortable mocking me or making fun of my taste in food, clothing, music, movies, etc. There was a time when I would feel upset, I shut my trap and pretended to like things that were considered “cool” and made an attempt to... Read more »