4 Ways You Can Help Your Kid Be More Focused

Having a young child, especially one that’s quickly growing up and starting school, means they have an attention span that is just about nonexistent.  Kids at this age, let’s say between the age of 3 and eight, are bouncing off the walls, full of energy and sugar, moving from [...]

By | 2016-12-18T15:18:42+00:00 December 18th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Focused|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How To Stay Focused On Your Goals When Disaster Or Impulse Strikes

Setting goals is important in our lives, right? They give us something to strive for. We set them to motivate ourselves to achieve a place that we think will be better in our lives. But, what happens when disaster strikes and you find yourself facing an emergency situation? How [...]

By | 2016-12-18T01:46:00+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Focused, Be Thrifty|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Five Questions to Ask Yourself. Are you just too busy?

Sunday at church, I ran into an awesome lady who used to organize Sunday night volleyball for a bunch of out of shape adults. I mentioned to her how much I missed those two hours each Sunday and wished we all still got together. She agreed and then responded, “We are busy every night with our kids.” You know, maybe I was lucky, for I grew up in a house that couldn’t afford anything outside of the basics: some new clothes once a year at school time, food every day, a trip to the thrift store every once in awhile, and one fun vacation for the six of us. I never had the chance of playing any sports outside of the home until I reached high school. Because of this, I don’t have any perspective about the power of club sports, cheerleading, etc.; however, I wonder if we are doing our kids a disservice?

By | 2017-03-03T10:24:50+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Focused|Tags: , |0 Comments

Finding meaning through Focus

I am pretty sure the word “focus” comes out of my mouth on a daily basis. I say it whether it is about homework, sports, chores or even just eating dinner. I am pretty sure the word will haunt my boys for the rest of their life, like my [...]

By | 2016-12-12T14:56:49+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Focused|Tags: , |0 Comments