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Monthly Archives: July 2009

Emotional Embargo

My babies have always been serious. Studious. Intent. Their big eyes staring at me. Gazing back I wondered what filled their little minds. Were they happy? Satisfied? Content? Their demeanor gave no outward clue. As wee babes their smiles were few and precious when they shared them. Toddlerhood became them and the emotional embargo was…

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Sacrifice

Why is it so easy to stay up until the wee hours of the night when your other half is missing? Does this happen to you? Tammy’s husband is at Scout camp. She stayed up most of the night updating our website at Alaska Leadership Education. Check it out. She’s quite the web wiz. I’m…

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Scholar Moms. And Dads.

It’s one of the most important keys to Leadership Education. How do you teach your children that education lasts a lifetime? How do you inspire them to put in the hard work to get a first class education? How do you raise children who value education? Through the principle of You, not them. Here’s a…

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Sweet Spot

I love Saturday. It’s kind of like date night, but for the whole family. I lay in bed this morning snuggled up to Jake while the wind howled and the rain poured, thankful the ward camp-out had been postponed. When we couldn’t delay the inevitable any longer, Jake headed downstairs in his red plaid pjs…

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