Tag Archives: character

Economics of Integrity

Six timeless teachings to build strong character in kids Stumbled upon this gem of an essay from the 1960’s by Leonard Read entitled “Economics for Boys and Girls; Methods for getting young people on the track of sound thinking.” Being a home-educating momma who works around economists I had to take a look. Although some […]

Doing Hard Things: Seven easy steps I took to get my four year old to clean our bathrooms

For my day job, I get to work with a variety of different consultants and experts in policy and messaging. One of my favorites is a gentleman named Kevan Kjar. He is a businessman that focuses on helping organizations develop compelling stories. In addition to being a great guy, he has a simple but powerful […]

The Beauty of Ambiguity

Life is never straightforward. The destination you start-out for is seldom where you end-up. Twists and turns are a part of being human. But for most people, uncertainty and ambiguity are not comfortable things. In fact when faced with a situation where there isn’t enough information to make an informed decision, the brain usually engages […]

Not Your Birthday

Teach your child to hold his tongue; he’ll learn fast enough to speak. My fav Benjamin Franklin quote Most people know Franklin as one of our Founding Fathers and also from his scientific experiments with electricity. But yesterday we were able to take a morning to not only learn about this renaissance man, but celebrate […]