Do You Lead By Example?

Do You Lead By Example?

I know one of the best ways to teach young kids anything is by example.  And honestly, I wish I’d done it more as a young parent.   When parents demonstrate good behavior with their kids, there’s a double dip of benefits:  our own actions are improved...
Cowboy Boots and Pecan Rolls

Cowboy Boots and Pecan Rolls

It’s less than a week before Christmas and along with everyone else I’m in a rush to mail packages, pick up wrapping paper, get to the bank, the cleaners, the post office, and the grocery store. As I pull into a parking spot I hear the ring of the...
Are You Too Generous?

Are You Too Generous?

What do you do when people take advantage of your generosity? Is there a polite way to extricate yourself from an offer when it’s been stretched beyond your intent? Is there anyone who enjoys being taken advantage of? Do you remember a time when you found yourself...
When Father Knows Best

When Father Knows Best

Are you an expert?  Is there something you do probably better than most?  Do others seek your opinion and advice on a particular subject? We all have expertise and skills in various areas whether it’s an occupation, a hobby, or just a talent we’ve...