They are teaching me to be patient, and to say, "it is okay." I've learned to not worry so much about making sure every room in the house is tidy. Every room does not need to be cleaned up all the time. If I suggest to them to clean up, they say, “Dad, in a … Continue reading Things my toddlers are teaching me, pt. 3
They are teaching me the importance of friends. As I observe my kids in the neighborhood or in line at daycare, I have a front row seat to the interactions with their potential new friends. There is a sense of discovery anew as they take in their surroundings. On opening day of the new school season, if there is a … Continue reading Things my toddlers are teaching me, pt. 2
Is there such a thing as “good debt?” Yes, there is! The debt we owe to society, and to each other. The debt to be kind, the debt to be supportive to our fellow human beings, the debt to be environmental conscious, the debt to express gratitude in our daily lives, the debt to share … Continue reading Are you in debt? Gratitude Debt!
It was New Year’s Day and my wife approached me with a kiss and said “happy new year, here are my resolutions, what are yours?” Her resolutions were something, like “I want to make time to read, make time to write more, and to go swimming one day a week.” She grew up swimming and … Continue reading What I’ve learned about achieving goals
Usually one goes behind bars when they have committed a crime and it was determined that a sentence is warranted, which is usually a stint behind bars. In this case, I want to send my book to jail to be an agent of rehabilitation. I believe Thank You! With Deepest Gratitude has the power to … Continue reading Why I want my book behind bars
How does your family give thanks? For my family, we have inherited a few family traditions around giving thanks. I would like to share one of these ways with you. It is called the “Gratitude Jar.” We have designated a jar, the Gratitude Jar, and throughout the year, as life happens and there are moments … Continue reading How does your family give thanks?
I am not sure if you have the same question, but I keep getting the question - Why does the sub-heading “An appreciation of gratitude for Universe, CommuNity, Individual” have a capital “N” in Community – is that an error?Well actually no, it was by design. The aim was that it would read “An appreciation … Continue reading Frequent question: