Blasting Brattiness

angry childI have been writing this blog for a long time, and over the years I have avoided the word “brat,” when referring to children.

I didn’t have a specific reason for that avoidance, other than the queasy feeling I get in my gut when unilaterally grouping a large number of misbehaving children into one label. Continue reading

Fathers and Values

Dad and DaughtersIt’s that time of year when we appreciate the fathers, the men who stepped into a father’s role, and in my case, the mother who filled both roles in my life.

Management Principles 101: The way a person treats other people is the way they will treat you.  Continue reading