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Most people aren't crazy enough to write a book of 52 things they want to share with their soon to be 18 year olds and graduates. I was...

Not just once but four times! I have a daughter, son, stepson and stepdaughter. 52 Things to Know is a platform that will give you a great head start! Use a few, some, or all of my chapters to create your own personal book. Add your own perspective, your own pictures and create a personalized book that you can share with your son, daughter, stepson, stepdaughter, niece, nephew or grandchild.

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Excerpts from the book

Don't Compare Yourself to O...

You would figure that the “competition, comparisons, measuring up, clicks, groups, etc.” would be gone once you leave high school and turn 18.  You would think social pressures and...

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The Perfect College Day

There are 24 hours in a day.  Here is what a successful college student figures out prior to going to school: A Perfect College Day   Sleep---8 hours   School---3 hours   Eati...

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Money is a Tool

Money is a tool.  You work to live, not live to work.  Any other concept regarding money will only cause pain and heartache someday.  Money does not make you better or worse.  I...

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The first place is always better than the second place… I once heard a San Diego policeman tell us one time that if you are ever attacked by someone run immediately because the first place ...

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Book Chapter: Love and Favor

Another chapter: LOVE AND FAVOR   The Lord has glory and majestyHe has power and beauty in His temple    Psalm 96:6    A thing of beauty is a joy foreverIts loveliness increases; it will neverPass into nothingness    John Keats   I have wrestled for a very long time with the notion of uncondition...

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Do they really care? Let's face it, we spent 17 years working on them. Sometimes they listened; sometimes not.    With graduation looming or an 18th birthday, parents are preparing themselves for a new season with their kids. Maybe it's college or a new job or simply senior year when our child is...


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