Be Best – Is It A Dangerous Directive?

Be Best – The Danger of Pressuring Kids Too Much I’ve struggled with the words Be Best since the day the First Lady spoke them for the first time. Her heart is definitely in the right place. But those two words as a ‘stand-alone’ phrase create an opportunity for failure. I’ll never forget the pressure […]

Hope From Our Parents

Parental Nurturing is Learned Behavior Parental nurturing is something I learned from my grandparents. I can’t remember a time when I didn’t dream of one day playing with grandchildren the way my grandparents used to entertain me.  For some of you it was a teacher, a parent, an older sibling, neighbor or other relative. The bottom line […]