Train Your Perceptions

Train Your Perceptions Marcus Aurelius writes that we should train our perceptions.  He goes on to say, “You have power over your mind – not outside events.  Realize this, and you will find strength.”  –Marcus Aurelius, Meditations.  Even with...
Overcoming Difficulties with Kids

Overcoming Difficulties with Kids

Overcoming Difficulties with Kids It was a difficult decision, I had an opportunity for a new position in another state, but our son was a Junior in high school, and I knew that moving for him would be difficult.  My wife and I sat down and discussed it with him to...

Difficulties With Kids

Difficulties With Kids As a high altitude snowmobiler, I am familiar with the problems one faces riding in the mountains.  We face our challenges more easily when friends and those of like interest surround us.  When we all work together to make it happen.  So it is...

What Kids Need: Hope

What Kids Need: Hope You may be thinking, but no one gave me hope, I just seemed to have it already.  Well, today, less than 70% of kids report having a positive view of their future, of feeling optimistic about their lives.  As an educator of many years, both teacher...