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What if instead of teaching our kids to fear the worst we let them learn how to handle it?

It's hard not to hover over our kids and grandkids, but when they are less free they are also less creative, less physically healthy, more cautious and apparently no less likely to die or be maimed or abducted by strangers. Now I find out. Now – after decades of trying my best to keep the… Continue reading What if instead of teaching our kids to fear the worst we let them learn how to handle it?

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Becoming Unstuck

When life's obstacles seem too large or unsolvable, it's almost always the case that I've forgotten the value in chipping away at them…in doing what I can do, even if it's indirect or small in scope. Today I came to my senses long enough to recognize a way to begin pushing through – one that embraces the challenges instead of fighting them.