Attitude: Carona Virus

When I selected my word of 2020 to be attitude, I chose it based off incredible attitudes I had witnessed in 2019. My plan was, and still is, to share those stories with you throughout the year. What I had no idea was how important the word would end up being for myself and the … Continue reading Attitude: Carona Virus

Lessons Learned: Burnt Nuts

Lessons Learned: Bad Nuts “Dad, I think your nuts are burning in the oven.” My seven-year-old daughter calmly says. She is used to me being forgetful or dare I say scattered at times. Easily distracted, it is not uncommon for me to bounce from one activity to another or have failed attempts at multitasking. In … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Burnt Nuts

Grit

The book Grit, written by Angela Duckworth, had been high on my reading list for quite a while but it never seemed to make it to the top. When my daughter entered kindergarten last year her school motto was “Let’s Get Gritty” which I was excited about and now I knew I really needed to … Continue reading Grit

2019 Word of the Year: Present

2019 is here and I’m going to have a new word to focus on this year. I’m not abandoning my word for 2018, which was patience, because even with a whole year of practice patience is still a weak spot for me but I am going to adopt a new one. This year the word … Continue reading 2019 Word of the Year: Present