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Month: December 2017

Change your words, change your life…

Change your words, change your life…

Image from http://gratisography.com/ Our language shapes our world. Our language colors how we think, what we do, and how we interact with others. The words we use can limit us or keep us on the right track. The words that others use can keep us moving towards our goals, or stop us dead in our tracks. Thinkers such as Steven Pinker, Angela Duckworth, Carol Dweck, and Marshall Goldsmith talk about the power of language. Whether it is using a growth…

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4 essential ways to improve your child’s success in life…

4 essential ways to improve your child’s success in life…

https://www.pexels.com/photo/baby-wearing-pink-crew-neck-cap-sleeve-shirt-between-2-person-standing-during-daytime-173666/ Our habits become unconscious over time. What we do habitually becomes the foundation for our days. Those days stack up after awhile and become our months and those months roll into one big year. Whether we use the time in that year wisely is up to us more than we might be consciously aware. Whether our habits are leading us to less stress and more success is entirely up to us. Consider our children in the light of habits….

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One fun way to learn about the scientific method…

One fun way to learn about the scientific method…

The value of scientific literacy is incredibly important in this day and age. Various people, including Neil DeGrasse Tyson talk about the need for our children to be able to understand the scientific process. Beyond that, the trial and error that is inherent in scientific exploration teaches children patience and resilience. There is overwhelming information out there about the need for our children to be willing to persevere as they work towards a goal. Look at Carol Dweck’s work on Growth…

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