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Maybe I am Raising a Quitter…

And that’s ok. So I wrote this post over a year ago entitled, “I Ain’t Raising No Quitter” and then followed up several weeks later with, “UPDATE: I Still Ain’t … Continue reading

May 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blog on Prioritization Gets De-prioritized

When I began this blog earlier in the year, I did not have any real expectations about how often I would publish something or how much it would be read. It … Continue reading

December 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Tale of the 40 Year Old (Wannabe) Entrepreneur

Whether you agree with it or not, a specific archetype exists of the startup entrepreneur – young, hungry (often literally), and single-minded. Nothing is more important to this person than … Continue reading

August 8, 2015 · 6 Comments

Should We Ban ALL Parents from Youth Sports?

This seems like a preposterous question. It was to me the first time I read it. Like most parents I know, I love to attend my kids sporting events and … Continue reading

July 10, 2015 · 4 Comments

Social Justice – The Flip Side of Advantaging Our (Affluent) Kids

Let me start by saying that I do not feel “white guilt” for providing opportunities for my kids in where we have chosen to live (the burbs), the money and … Continue reading

April 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Advantaging our Kids – How Much is Too Much (Little)?

My kids spent the entire afternoon of Sunday putting together a robot their aunt and uncle got them. They worked together without fighting and with almost no help from us. … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · 3 Comments

The Principals(ples) of Parenting

I was a high school principal – leaving the principalship a little after my kids were born. It’s an all-consuming job with insane hours and demands and there was no … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment