Family Bedtime Chats – unlock the benefits of this incredible Evening Ritual

Today I’d like to share with you one of the tips my wife and I have used to improve our parenting skills – it’s called the Family Bedtime Chat. The concept is simple – before we all go to bed, we meet as a group in one of the bedrooms and everyone gets a chance … Read more

Impatience Destroys Goal Achievement – How to Deal with Impatience

Impatience, Anxiety, Fear, and other negative emotions are powerful levers that often drive us to “push for closure” on a problem before a viable solution is realistic — this forcing of the issue then typically results in a whole host of negative consequences… We fall short of our goals. We often make the problem worse … Read more

2018 Resources – The Essential Guide to Awesomeness

2018 Resources – A Summary: Hi, I’m Mike, better known as That Helpful Dad. One of my Legacy Life goals is to help people live a better life — I do this by sharing practical tips, life lessons, honest product reviews, and action-oriented wisdom that you can use today to live your best life NOW. … Read more

Scouts: Chief Sequasa’s Mountain

I’ve enjoyed hearing Jax’s scout master share ancient wisdom from the illustrious Chief Sequasa during their pack meetings. Here’s one you might enjoy as well… Legend of the Mountain “There was once an Indian village on a wide open desert in the Southwest. A few miles across the desert is a high mountain, towering up … Read more

Honoring Wives and Mothers – Solomon’s Message

You may know The Book of Proverb’s for the pithy sayings and wisdom tips, but did you know that there’s a wonderful passage that honors wives and mothers? Consider the following from Proverbs: 31: 10-31 Epilogue: The Wife of Noble Character A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than … Read more

Time and Chance Happen to The Best of Them – that includes YOU too

Welcome back, friends. We’ve been talking a lot lately about the importance of focusing our efforts on enjoying the present. We’ve talked about Turning the Simple into the Extraordinary, that NOW is the time to ENJOY LIFE, and that wise old Solomon commanded us to Eat, Drink, and Be Merry. As much as we might … Read more

Being Disciplined Now Can Lead to Good Things Later — IF You Learn from it

Nobody likes to get in trouble and be disciplined for it, but if things are not going your way right now it’s possible that you’re experiencing the consequences of some poor choices you’ve made in the past. The discipline you’re experiencing could be coming from a parent, a friend, a teacher, or even the Lord … Read more

King Solomon 5 Money Myths – How Many Are YOU Guilty of?

Life Lesson #24: It’s not how much you make, it’s how much you keep Today’s lesson is the third part of our series about King Solomon’s Tips for Money Management. This is Part 3 of our series – we’ll talk about five money myths and then we’ll examine King Solomon’s wisdom on how to SAVE more … Read more