Parenting with a Story Podcast | Real-life lessons in character for parents and children to share


Tell a young person what to do – play fair, be yourself, stick to the task at hand – and most will tune you out. But show them how choices and consequences play out in the real world, and the impact will be far more effective and long lasting. Based on interviews with over 100 people from around the world and from all walks of life as they reflect on their most profound and unexpected moments of clarity about who they are and how they should treat others. The lessons help teach 23 powerful character traits that will help your child grow into the adult you’ll be proud to call your own. Character Traits include: ambition, open-mindedness, creativity, curiosity & learning, courage, integrity, self-reliance, grit, hard work, self-confidence, money & delayed gratification, health, positive mental attitude, dealing with loss, kindness, patience, fairness & justice, humility, respect for others, friendship, social intelligence, forgiveness & gratitude, appreciation of beauty.


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Title: The Night I Lost My Manhood in the Haunted House

The Night I Lost My Manhood in the Haunted House

March 25th, 2020

This won’t be a typical podcast and post. As I’m recording this, we’re about halfway into a national social distancing experiment to combat the… Go to Episode

7 Steps to Choosing the Right School for Your Child

January 21st, 2020

Next week is National School Choice Week. So I wanted to talk to an expert about how to choose the best school for your child. And I found exactly the… Go to Episode

Meeting Kenny Tedford

November 26th, 2019

I’ve been wanting to write this post for six years. Seriously. This is the day that I get to start telling the world about one of the most amazing human… Go to Episode

An Angry Therapist’s Guide to a Meaningful Life

October 17th, 2019

My guest this week is John Kim. He’s a licensed marriage and family therapist and one of the the pioneers of the online life coaching movement. Interestingly,… Go to Episode