Everywhere nowadays I see people who want to be happy but aren’t. Careers are shifted, trust is broken, families are torn apart and still, so many people are not happy. Why? Because happiness is not found, it is chosen, and that is not easy.
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Nurture and Inspire instead of Coerce and Demand: How making your children WANT to learn is more valuable than forcing them.
You can’t rush a flower to grow any more than you can force a child to learn. Give them access to the tools and then focus on building the desire to learn, they will do the rest.
A few months ago I wrote about taking some time off and dealing with my father’s passing. Since then I have posted when I could, not followed much of a schedule and basically not done as good of a job as I expect of myself. Therefore, today, instead of posting anything else, I am going to give you a few thoughts regarding your family in grief, followed by a brief update on my own situation.
Playing online with your kids is safer for them, and it can be fun for you. We already know we have to test every app thoroughly before they get it, but it goes further than that. Once you have those apps on your device, keep playing them. Your kids will think its great, and you will enjoy it.
Do everything you can with your kids. Play with them, Pray with them, take them everywhere. To the grocery store and to the mechanic, the retirement home to visit Aunt Sue and the bakery to get your bread.
Why do I feel it is so important to take your kids everywhere? There are three reasons, and I will present them now in no particular order.