How to Develop Good Habits (and not drive yourself crazy)

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We all have habits we would like to change or develop. Patterns of acting, eating, exercising, learning, or creating. Even worse for us is the maybe the lack of certain habits or patterns we wish to have, along with bad habits, like biting our nail (guilty). But rather dwell on our bad habits, let’s make […]

Why the Devil is Upset that Jason Russell Went Mad, and 7 other reading suggestions

Invisible Children is in the news again, and not just for the attention they have received for their viral video, Kony 2012. Jason Russell was arrested for indecent exposure and behavior, due to extreme exhaustion and dehydration. I don’t know the full story, and there are many different accounts. None of them are good though, […]

What Should Kids Learn These Days? My Reading for the Week

I hope everyone had a good weekend, Western North Carolina was blessed with an incredible weekend of blue skies and mild temps! On to this week’s readings… 9 Essential Skills Kids Should Learn I work with kids, and so I’m constantly looking around for good reading on child development and education. For all the “experts” […]

The 15 Books of Christmas

Yeah, Morgan and I like to read. There is a used bookstore in Jacksonville, and I highly recommend it if you’re in the area: Chamblin Book Mine. We went a little crazy there, and then were given several books for Christmas. This is before we swap gifts with Dan & Karen, who usually give at […]