Ever notice how everyone talks about how we need to listen, but no one ever really tells us how? Ever heard of a listening class at our schools? It always amazes me that we have speaking classes, but we don’t teach our kids (much less ourselves) how to be effective listeners.
I don’t know [...]
If you are already paying allowance, or contemplating doing so, stop! Let me pause and say right here; if my views on allowance don’t match yours, hear me out.
On its face, allowance is a great tool, but we need to use it properly. Household responsibilities are just that: responsibilities. They are not—and should [...]