Category Gail Cawley Showalter

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Parenting a Child Not Like You

“Becoming the Parent Your Child Needs” is a course for parents who are raising a child that behaves so differently from them they don’t know how to relate to the child.

The Dysfunctional Family

A dysfunctional family is a family in which conflict, misbehavior, and often child neglect or abuse on the part of individual parents occur continually and regularly, leading other members to accommodate such actions.

What is The Most Important Thing to Teach Your Child?

A sign of true maturity is to control your feelings before speaking or acting.

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Personality Predicaments Online Course for Parents

I’ve created an online course, “Become the Parent Your Child Needs, Using Personalities to Have Harmony in Your Home.”

Gratitude as Your Attitude

Editorial as it appeared in the Beaumont Enterprise, February 2, 2020 ABC’s of  Wisdom – G – Gratitude “Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” – Aesop Gratitude is almost a buzzword these days. In case you don’t know a buzzword is a word or phrase that is overused and loses its original power like […]

Money Tips

Planning is the key. You may think it doesn’t matter because whatever you have is well, all you have. And I want you to look at a little differently. Even living with very little you can plan.

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Why You Should Not Give Up

Setting high standards for your children will pay off eventually. In the midst of it all it may not seem so. And yet one day you will see it.

New Year’s Resolution

Every year as the new year arrives I think of how I should resolve to make some changes in the upcoming year.

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Money Matters All Year

All the wise people I know have financial sense. They understand how to manage money. They understand how to add and subtract. You cannot subtract more than you add to your bank account. Spending more money than you have is not acceptable. Money is simple. It is a commodity of exchange we receive for our time, our skill. So why do so many have so little financial sense?

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How to Find Joy in Nature

I’m not a great outdoors person but I do enjoy time away from the cares of the day-to-day worries. And I’m always glad that I did when I get outside and enjoy nature.