Self-Discipline: I Was Never a Routine Man But Then My Daughter Was Born

One of my favorite books by Kris Vallotton says “Marriage is a heritage for your children.” This is a powerful word because the moment my daughter was born, I started feeling the responsibility invested in me. I realized that one day she was going to shadow our relationship, observe the gestures we make […]

Scared of my shadow? Check. How To Teach Confidence

I would love to say I have been confident my entire life; however, the truth is, when I was a young man, I was scared of most everything.  In today’s world, most would say my parents were helicopter parents.  For better or worse, they believed that the rest of the world  (outside of school) didn’t have […]

Teach your kids: Resilience

In ancient times, a King had a boulder placed on a roadway. Then he hid himself and watched to see if anyone would remove the huge rock. Some of the king’s wealthiest merchants and courtiers came by and simply walked around it. Many loudly blamed the King for not keeping the roads clear, but none did […]