Fathers Help Kids Read

 by Patrick Mitchell Father involvement is vital to children’s academic, social, and emotional development—especially in the early years.  Parents who acknowledge, and act on, this research-driven reality can give their preschool child a running start in school and in life. One terrific way dads can become deeply involved in their preschool child’s development is by … Read more

You are the Cutting Edge

Twenty some-odd years ago I learned how to overcome public-speaking anxiety during the initial moments when audience eyes fell upon me.  The trick, I discovered, was getting people to look away while I pulled myself together.  My method was throwing colorful, plastic balls around the room and asking people to throw them to each other. … Read more