A part of my story

During the recession in 1990 my dad was laid off from his programming job. We were forced to move back home to Louisiana. We rented an old house, in a bad area of Opelousas, close to my dad’s new job. The house was constantly getting infested with roaches and falling apart. We struggled to pay bills, and occasionally […]

What you think and say about yourself

What you think and say about yourself Self Esteem starts with what we think and say about ourselves. What do you say about yourself when you look in the mirror? Do you use self deprecating humor or do you only speak positively about yourself? Do you give up before you start, or do you see […]

What you say to your children matters!

What you say to your children matters! I’m proud of you. ✅What are you thinking?! ❌ I love watching you practice ✅You’ll never get better if you don’t practice. ❌ You look so happy when you’re out there✅You don’t look like you’re having fun. ❌ You’ve made so much progress✅I can’t believe you messed that up❌ I can’t wait to […]

A Lesson in Honesty

Lately my son has been asking a lot of questions about the consequences of not following rules; such as timeouts, going to jail, getting speeding tickets, etc.. This week I noticed he had a plastic ball in the car that I didn’t recognize. Upon questioning, he eventually told me that he got it from his […]

The #1 skill that multiplies your child’s success

What is the #1 skill that will be the biggest multiplier of your child’s success? Communication. People who can speak, write, listen, and sell will be successful in almost any endeavor. Studies show that people with higher communication skills make up to 3x the income of others in the same field. People with higher communication […]