Ask Annah: How Do You Inspire Your Children to Do Their Chores?

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“Encourage and support your kids because children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.” ~ Lady Bird Johnson, Former First Lady Like yours, our family always had something happening. School and school functions to meet those academic, social, and physical facet needs. Recreational sports and leisure activities to nurture those physical, social, spiritual, and emotional needs. …

Scouting Tomorrow’s Leaders

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It’s that time of year, again. Cabin fever. Spring fever. Daylight savings time. Girl Scout cookies. Several weeks ago I passed a group of young girls standing at the edge of a parking lot, waving brightly decorated signs “GIRL SCOUT COOKIES!” The air outside was bitterly cold and snow blew wildly on the wind. I made a U-Turn and headed …

The (Negative) Affects of our Actions

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We’ve all heard the expression, “Shit flows downhill.” The boss’ freshly dry-cleaned shirt is stained, his car won’t start, and the taxi driver is not only late, he’s rude. The boss barks at his secretary, who yells at her associate, who snaps at the intern, who goes home and hollers at her son, who, in turn, kicks the dog because …