Problem, I Welcome You
It’s definitely our animal instinct to avoid problems like the plague. But we’re not merely animals.
The wise fool
One of the biggest mistakes I continually make…
Without this, you can’t learn anything
A love of knowledge is not the same as…
TBT: What do you want your kids to know?
What are you teaching your kids in those moments when you’re not trying to…
An Ignorance That Leads To Wisdom
Maturity requires an awareness of three truths
Humility…hurts so good?
Just because someone questions my ideas…doesn’t mean…
Love the One You’re With
In my experience as a marriage counselor and divorce mediator, I have seen few faulty ideas die harder than the “soulmate”. You know, the idea that God, or the Universe, or the Fates have selected that one special person just for you. Your job, and therefore the real hard work of marriage, is finding that person.
I hate quotes like this one. Not only is it historically inaccurate, it is remarkably immature in its all-or-nothing mentality. The reason I include it here is because, unfortunately, this quote is reflective of some very common sentiments of some very well-meaning parenting experts. Well-meaning, but damaging.