What Kids Need: Music

What Kids Need: Music Not just music, playing an instrument, or learning to sing.  As a high school band director for many years, I can say with authority that the kids that are involved in band, orchestra, or choir are good.  They often take private lessons and...

What Kids Need: Parental Discipline

What Kids Need: Parental Discipline Okay, you have established some rules, and set some consequences, negotiated this upfront in advance of a big problem, and solicited your child’s feedback.  Now what?  Now, you must enforce those consequences as agreed upon. ...

Desire

Desire Desire is an interesting word.  There have been times in my life when I thought I really wanted to make something happen and when I got into it away, the desire just wasn’t there.  Has that happened to you?  You’re working on a goal that you have,...