Category Archives: Parenting

Impediments To Success

It seems to me…. “Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.” ~ Denis Waitley[1]. The “Horatio Alger myth” is based on … Continue reading

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They Are Just Kids

It seems to me…. “Our sires’ age was worse than our grandsires’. We, their sons, are more worthless than they; so in our turn we shall give the world a progeny yet more corrupt.” ~ Horace[1], Book III of Odes, … Continue reading

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