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Always Smile at Babies: Lessons From My Father

Always Smile at Babies: Lessons From My Father

Perhaps the most important act a father can do for their child, is to inspire them. Inspire them to strive for greatness, to make something of themselves, and to work toward leaving a mark in their short time on this earth. In this, my father has succeeded. The...

Excuse me, what did you call my child?

Excuse me, what did you call my child?

The week before last I had the opportunity to speak with hundreds of Louisiana school teachers who attended a session I led on the belief gap in education. For readers who haven’t heard me talk endlessly about that concept, the belief gap is the distance between what...

School Discipline is Trapped in the 19th Century

School Discipline is Trapped in the 19th Century

Several years ago, a school superintendent in western Tennessee tried to ban corporal punishment in the public schools. The superintendent, charged with improving the overall quality of schooling in the community, though that outlawing the antiquated process would be...

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