Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Best Time to Start Teaching Your Children

I was born in the baby-boomer generation when kindergarten was not as common as it is today.  Last week I was visiting in the very building where I attended kindergarten and they had a large picture and plaque honoring one … Continue reading

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The Indispensable Value of Personal Teaching

When I was in college I took a course during a summer with a tutor.   Each week I would drive from Huntsville, Alabama to Chattanooga, Tennessee (100 miles away) to meet with my professor and each class session was three … Continue reading

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The Best Teachers

Who is the best teacher you ever had?    There were two special teachers in my training in college that deeply impacted my life, Dr. Wymal Porter and Dr. Bruce Lackey.   They not only had a command of content, but they … Continue reading

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The Best Education

Any good parent is interested and committed to seeing that their children receive the  very best education possible.   I know that Paula and I are very serious about having that happen for our kids. Here is a a caution as … Continue reading

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Expressions of Pride – Critical Words

One of the easiest things in the world to do is to criticize a person.    One of the most difficult things to do is to keep your mouth shut when you want to criticize someone. As a father there are … Continue reading

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Expressions of Pride – Argumentive Spirit

Sometimes Paula and I are with a couple and they will disagree over an issue and it gradually degenerates into an argument.    I know that we are always uncomfortable when this happens.   When I was a child and my parents … Continue reading

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Expressions of Pride – Inconsiderate Comments

Words can wound people deeply.    Especially damaging are those comments we make that hurt those we love and yet we have no clue what we have done.   The problem isn’t a lack of intelligence, but a lack of consideration and … Continue reading

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