The person you are is the person your child will become. That is sooooooo true. If you don’t know what this post/series is about, see the John Wooden tag and specifically the first quote I posted.
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It only weakens those we want to help when we do things for them that they should do themselves. As a parent, I need to remember this and live it more often. In the name of doing something the right way, or my way, or the fast way, I often do stuff for the kids […]
John Wooden’s father had rules about how he felt people should conduct themselves in life. He called these rules “two sets of threes.” The first set was about honesty: Never lie. Never cheat. Never steal. The second set was about handling tough times: Don’t whine. Don’t complaint. Don’t make excuses. Pretty good rules, if you […]
“Discipline yourself and others won’t need to.” For Christmas today, I received a copy of this book, simply called Wooden. It’s a collection of short stories and observations by a man whose wisdom I’ve cherished for more than 20 years. As I read along, I’ll be posting some of my favorite quotes from the book. […]
Never underestimate the power of what one man can accomplish when he doesn’t care who gets the credit. — Ronald Reagan