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Things Parents Do That Undermine Relationship

Things Parents Do That Undermine Relationship

Parents can unknowingly undermine relationships when interacting with their children on a day-to-day basis. Over time the break down of the relationship will affect your child’s response to you, their behaviors, and their adherence to rules. You need to establish boundaries in relationship with your children, but it must be done in a healthy way […]

Teaching Kids the Value of Money in a Cashless World

Teaching Kids the Value of Money in a Cashless World

As a concept, money isn’t going anywhere. As a physical object, pressed cotton and ink, it is increasingly rare. Stacks of dead presidents have been buried beneath a pile of PayPal and Venmo knockoffs, each with a specific function and a confounding interface. The place parents are most likely to find coinage is now their […]

Know The Warning Signs

Know The Warning Signs

We’ve all had that friend that has been in the wrong relationship, right? We want to offer her earth-shattering words of caution or life-changing wisdom that will change her situation. We want save her from what is certain to devastating consequences down the road. (Who am I kidding?!  We want to shake her, until she […]

How To Give Young Kids Chores

How To Give Young Kids Chores

Getting a toddler to do chores is incredibly frustrating. Not only are toddlers often loath to perform simple tasks in their own best interest — putting away toys, cleaning their room – all that footdragging can feel like a prelude to middle school and high school fights followed by a mixed bag of a career. […]

The Man Who Taught Me How To “Gbe Agbara Si Le” (Relinquish Power)

IT was a private reading for a book launch. I have been invited to listen to the author as she reads from some of her writings on different issues. What an honour to have been invited to such an important occasion that had Nigeria’s richest, best and finest in attendance. There was glam everywhere with […]

Simple Ways to Spread Kindness

Simple Ways to Spread Kindness

1. Make someone’s day. As children, our parents tell us to make up for misbehaving by doing something nice for someone. As adults, we help friends move into a new house; we bring hot meals to new mothers; we might even donate time or money to local charities a few times a year. After all, […]

How to Commit Yourself to a Lifetime of Learning

How to Commit Yourself to a Lifetime of Learning

Education, experience and enthusiasm are each sparkplugs that work to ignite your success. But if you want to build speed and maintain momentum, you’ll need sustainable fuel in the form of lifelong learning. The world is in a state of perpetual evolution, and in order to stay abreast of the latest innovations and understand how […]

Simple Ways to Find Joy in Your Everyday Life

Simple Ways to Find Joy in Your Everyday Life

1. Stop waiting to be happy The good news is there are always fresh opportunities to be happy. Imagine life is like Grand Central Station, where happy times arrive around the clock. Chances are the opportunity to be happy has already arrived. Sometimes it’s right in front of you. For whatever reason, you are unable […]

Rules of a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Rules of a Healthy Work-Life Balance

I have completely failed at retirement. My wife tells me that all of the time. I spent so many years building a life worth living that sometimes it’s hard to sit back and enjoy that life. What’s helped me the most is finding hobbies I enjoy, such as reading and gardening. Over the years, my […]

Things To Give Up If You Want To Be Happy

Things To Give Up If You Want To Be Happy

People are quick to tell you that adding things to your life like a new purse or a new look will make you happier. But if you keep collecting material things, you will find yourself living a life surrounded by clutter that was supposed to make you happy. If you truly want to be happy, […]

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