Archive for the ‘Manners’ Category

Trashy Teen – Parental Modeling

Well this post will be a minefield of doggy dew but I  will try avoid stepping in it… Too Much. Trashy Teens & Parental Modeling is one of the more contentious parts of this issue as it frequently steps on a few toes along the way. This is mainly because I feel a trashy child […]

Charity & Parental Modeling

I have taken on a new personal project this past week. I decided to participate in the The Ride to Conquer Cancer, a 200 kilometer or 124 mile bicycle ride from Vancouver to Seattle. The event occurs every June for the purpose of raising money for Cancer treatment and research. The event attracts more than a thousand […]

The Ethical Child (Part II)

I am back and you know… This second post was not as easy as I though it would be. I have spent the past few weeks vacationing with family, which included a memorial for my Father who himself was an incredibly ethical man.  During this incredible time with my family, laughing and reminiscing about days gone by, I came to the conclusion […]

The Ethical Child

Ethics… Exciting stuff I know but it is something we don’t really think about much any more. It seems to be lost on most people and if you were to ask the average person to define ethics, they would have difficulty doing it. At one time ethics guided our daily lives, they were the foundation […]

The Death of Thank You

In the past 11 years of parenting, my wife and I have managed to do one thing right and if this is the only good thing we manage to do, it is perhaps one of the most important lessons we could possibly teach. Now this is significant so get ready… It is a big Lesson […]

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