What We Can Learn From Champions

Champions of combat sports have fascinated me since I was about 3 years old. My Uncle Mike was in the professional wrestling circuit in the southeast, and even had a ring in his back yard. I don’t recall seeing him perform when I was that young, but remember thinking he was so brave for gettingContinue reading

Everyone’s A Critic

Music, and talent with it runs deep in my family. My children have it, like their father has it, and his father has it, and his father had it. Music saturates the backdrop and ambience of my childhood memories. It is also quite important to my sons. My eldest composed one of the most beautifulContinue reading

Amazing Boy With Amazing Parents

The word “amazing” tends to get overused these days… like “awesome,” and “literally.” I am loathe to contribute to such overuse, but this little boy is amazing. In fact, that word doesn’t do this boy, nor his amazing parents any justice at all. Young Noah Wall developed a rare form of spina bifida while inContinue reading

Fighting Against Hostile-Aggressive Parenting

Hostile-Aggressive parenting is another evil that often raises its head in split custody arrangements after divorce. It is one methodology used by a parent to degrade the child’s view, perception of, or thoughts about the other parent. With the absence already an issue, this method can have far-reaching and long-lasting, deleterious effects on your kids,Continue reading

Parental Alienation – A Peek Inside

  Parental alienation is a nasty, nasty thing. I know from personal experience, unfortunately. Parental alienation is passive or active, and the two methods are often combined to compliment each other. The alienating parent has let their need to be right, or their pain and indignation override sound judgment. They speak negatively to their kidsContinue reading