Parenting

Teachable Moments

How can I motivate my teenager to get up, work hard and accomplish great things? I hear parents lament that their teen is only interested in video games, eating and sleeping. When is the time right for that little talk about independent living and self-sufficiency? A teachable moment occurs when your child is as interested…

Parenting

Mitigating Risk

My cousin has always been a great source for random news. She won the prize this morning with a link to Yellowstone National Park’s Facebook page describing a woman who refused treatment after being knocked squarely on her rear by a bison that she foolishly approached. Our National Parks are full of dangers that city…