5 Ways to Persuade Picky Eaters to Eat Their Vegetables

EATING HEALTHY IS GOOD SELF-DENSE Many children go through some unpleasant phases—and one of the most frustrating is the picky eating phase. We asked our Facebook audience to share their stories: children who avoid sauces at all costs, children who exclusively eat mac and cheese, children who (of course!) won’t touch anything that’s green. So…

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Practice Makes Perfect

If you have been a student of mine for a while, then you know I believe it is very important to practice outside of the dojo. As you move up in rank, our leadership curriculum is expanded to include weapons, sparring, board breaking, more advanced self-defense forms as well as more advanced katas. Unless you have…

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Don’t Let Your Child Be A Victim Of Bullying

I just read another tragic article where a 14-year-old girl committed suicide because she was being bullied relentlessly by a bunch of girls at her middle school.  I simply cannot imagine what her poor parents are going through. Did they know she was being bullied at school?  The answer is yes, but not to the…

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What’s The Martial Arts Worth?

*Author Unknown*   A parent asks another parent “Why do you pay so much money and spend so much time running around for your daughter to do martial arts?” I don’t pay for my daughter’s martial arts lessons, her uniform, sparring gear, weapons, or testing fees. So, if I am not paying for martial arts,…

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What To Do If You Are Being Stalked

Most people don’t realize, but stalking is a very serious problem in our communities. The current statistics reveal 1 in 12 women are stalked, be it a stranger or someone they know. I know what you are thinking…..in some instances it might seem flattering at first, however, stalking can often lead to far more dangerous…

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Do You Know How To Teach Your Child About Stranger Danger?

  A few years ago, there was an attempted abduction of a 7-year-old girl named Britney Baxter. A man tried to take her in a Walmart store and she fought back and escaped. Bravo for you Ms. Baxter! You are one brave girl. This girl is very lucky. This story could have had a very…

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What Do You See When You Look In The Mirror?

A crow was absolutely satisfied in life. But one day he saw a swan… This swan is so white and I am so black…the crow thought. This swan must be the happiest bird in the world! He expressed his thoughts to the swan. “Actually,” the swan replied, “I was feeling that I was the happiest…

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“Stalking: Know It. Name It. Stop It.”

January is National Stalking Awareness Month, a time to focus on a crime that affects 3.4 million victims a year. 1 This year’s theme—“Stalking: Know It. Name It. Stop It.”—challenges the nation to fight this dangerous crime by learning more about it. Stalking is a CRIME in all 50 states and the District of Columbia,…

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Do You Know The 4 Levels Of Training In The Martial Arts?

I am truly blessed to have Kyushi Troy Price as my instructor.  He is one of the most skilled mentors I have ever had and he is such a wonderful ambassador for the martial arts.  Over the years he has taught me many things and I would like to share with my students a philosophy…

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Do You Know The 3 Main Reasons Women Get Assaulted?

There are many reasons why women get assaulted, however, most studies show that a woman gets targeted for assault for 3 MAIN reasons. You might be surprised with the answers.  No, it doesn’t have to do with how HOT the women looks or how SEXY she might be dressed. AND yes, nearly 25% of all…

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