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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #7

Dear Granddaddy, what do I tell my son whose father has become addicted to drugs and now rarely comes around? Amy D. - worried mom. Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDEQN04sHbU             Amy, I’m sorry you and your son are dealing with this hardship. Drugs have [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #6

Dear Granddaddy, how do we get our kids to do better in school? Patrice C. a concerned parent Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APxZPUhvUEY Wow! That’s a question that could require volumes of work to answer. However, since you didn’t ask me how to make our [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #5

Dear Granddaddy, how do I become successful? Chris B. - an eager to succeed teen. Dan Blanchard- bestselling and award-winning speaker, author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9nWp1MHO88 Smile more! Yup. Look adults in the eye and smile more at them. Say, “Hi” more often to them. Stop trying to [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #4

Dear Granddaddy, what do today’s teens need more than anything else? Denise G. – Parent and Radio Personality Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukY8JVb4Etg Denise, there is no easy answer to your question. There is, however, an answer that makes sense. I believe, as so do [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #3

Dear Granddaddy, why are my parents and teachers always on my A**? Jorge - a really frustrated teen Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1byJiSpK9g&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=3 Hey, Jorge, I’m feeling your frustration, buddy. As a teen I felt like that, too. Heck, I still feel that way as [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #2

Dear Granddaddy, what has happened to our youth these days? Bobby S. concerned educator   Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mFExw-mP8o&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=2 I’m sure most of us adults sometimes wonder if the world has changed too much, and if our youth have strayed too far from where we [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #1

Dear Granddaddy, what makes you qualified to write a teen leadership advice column? Mike B. Parent Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host.   VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PuI5O6C7_o&t=5s             Well, first of all, let me start by saying that I believe every one of us has something good to say. Every [...]

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HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 26)

Blog 26 Week 12 Regular Freshman Season             The season is over, but it really isn’t over, yet. Sore, bruised, and scratched up, Dakota is back in my Subaru right in the middle of another New England snowstorm. We’re heading out on this Monday morning to a neighboring town for Dakota to work out [...]

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HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 25)

Blog 25 Week 12 Regular Freshmen Season         This is it! Dakota’s last week. Do or die. Right here. Right now. No second chances for him to end his freshman wrestling season on a good note. I’ve been bringing him to the gym when I can to ride the stationary bike lightly, so he [...]

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HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 24)

Blog 24 Week 11 Regular Season Freshman Year             The beginning of this week has been a blur, and I have barely been able even to notice the wrestling season that is winding down. Sadly, wrestling has taken a back seat lately since Dakota has been injured and I’ve been running myself dizzy with [...]

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