Be Persistent, It Is My Favorite Lesson For My Son

In life, a great trait to have, no matter what age you are, is being persistant. So what is the meaning of being persistent? To me, being persistent is aiming for a goal in life and never giving up. When you want something in life, you won’t let any obstacle [...]

By |2016-12-03T11:11:46-05:00October 4th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Persistent|Tags: , , , |

“Habit will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not”

“First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you're inspired or not. Habit will help you finish and polish your stories. Inspiration won't. Habit is persistence in practice.”  ― Octavia E. Butler, Bloodchild and Other Stories Persistence is one thing my son does not lack in; he [...]

By |2016-12-03T11:11:47-05:00September 29th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Persistent|Tags: , , |


Do you need a wee wee? No Daddy. Do you want to sit on the potty? No Daddy. Just try son please for me. No Daddy. You look like you need to pee. No Daddy. Do your pants need changing? No Daddy. Come on, let's try a bit of potty [...]

By |2016-12-03T11:11:48-05:00September 28th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Persistent, Poems|Tags: , , , |

The Unstoppable Force

I thought I was persistent, and then I had my youngest child Alonzo. Ever since he was a baby he was the most relentless and stubborn person I have ever met in my life. We claim that he finally slept through the night when he was four, but he is [...]

Developing Persistence by any Means Available

The road through adolescence may seem like a long journey while it is happening, but in reality it is just a small moment in our lives. It is also a critical time. Children develop interests, hobbies, and study skills, and personality traits that will last them a life time. Sometimes [...]

By |2016-12-03T11:16:16-05:00August 12th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Empowered, Be Persistent|Tags: , , , , , |