How to Be a Good Parent (Cause Parenting Isn’t Easy)

Growing up isn’t easy, as most here would know.  It can be difficult, it can suck.  But, you know what?  Raising a child isn’t easy either.  In fact, it’s the hardest thing in the world.

how to be a good parentAnd so I wonder…what does “being a good parent” even mean?  What’s their job even?  By what measure should parents be judged…?


“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.”- Theodore Roosevelt

When You Realize Your Friends Are Nazis and You’re a Bully…

group thinkWhat’s the nature of bullying, anyway?  How does it work?  Why do others join in?  Why do more and more – who actually care less and less compared to the leader that drives it – participate in a behavior they likely don’t agree with at all?

Why is it that people who aren’t bullies act like bullies?


“In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.” – Antonio Porchia

We Are All The Same

Been thinking recently about what improving yourself actually does to your Self.  How does it change your outlook on the world and of the great many people who inhabit it?  How does it change the connection between you and all others?  How does it create one or destroy one?

we are all the same

Do you become all puke-inducingly cute and cuddly and loving?  Or, as you improve – as you leave behind the lesser mindsets of others – do you become somewhat of an asshole to everyone, a snob, a jerk even?