8 Warning Signs Your Child is Headed for Trouble

07-15-14-POD

When I look back at childhood, I think about my decisions when I came into my adolescence. The early years were perfectly happy and normal, but the later years led me to places that make me cringe when I think back on it. I can pinpoint the triggers that … Continue reading…

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The Shelter Your Daughter Needs

07-14-14-POD

One day my daughter and I were playing in a shallow baby pool with a sprinkler.  The sprinkler water came pouring down like rain.  I got down on all fours to play with her and then an interesting thing happened.  She crawled underneath me and sat down – safe … Continue reading…

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5 Attitudes Designed to Help Your Family Live in Peace

07-11-14-POD

In 1938, as Europe hurtled toward another world war, Britain’s Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain, signed the Munich Agreement. Chamberlain remembered World War One only too well, and he desperately wanted things to be different. He waved his little piece of paper at the airport, and he declared he had … Continue reading…

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Mission Summer: Pass on Your Family Tradition

07-10-14-POD

When I was young my family took an annual trip to the New Jersey shore.  One of my favorite things we did was we would get up early and walk to the local donut place.  It was one of those mom and pop places where they would let their … Continue reading…

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How to Be Judge and Jury with Your Kids

07-09-14-POD

During the Great Depression and World War II, the mayor of New York was Fiorello Enrico La Guardia.  He was a magnanimous leader packed into a five foot body.  La Guardia was tightly connected to all of the workings of the city.  It was common for him to go … Continue reading…

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