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The Greatest Mistake We Make Motivating Others – Especially Our Kids

 Mr. Page was short, built like a brick house and sported a tightly groomed black mustache that put a signature on his authoritative presence. He was that special kind of teacher you both feared and loved. A favorite of mine …

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The Best Way to Improve Your Child’s Sports Performance

In college, every practice is filmed and not a single drill escapes the video camera lens. This leads to some embarrassing and even hilarious moments in the meeting rooms where players and coaches go through the practice video together. However, …

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Are You Exhausting Your Kids and Crushing Their Potential?

I can remember sneaking out of my third grade class during a math lesson and into the library where I ducked between rows of bookshelves to hide myself. As I settled into the privacy I sought, I finally released the …

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4 Steps to Help Your Children Achieve Their Goals

My family moved from Massachusetts to Palo Alto, California the summer before I began first grade. There were a lot of cool new things to enjoy after the move, like the beach and the three crazy older boys who lived …

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Is Your Youth Athlete Killing Their Sports Career?

Youth baseball player, Mo’ne Davis, created a media blizzard during this year’s Little League Word Series, which brought her story to my attention even though I didn’t tune in to watch a single game. A 13 year-old girl pitching a …

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