Practical Parenting: Taking Care of the Soul

Practical Parenting: The Psychology Perspective Yesterday, I treated myself to a monthly massage. After the therapeutic hour was over, my body felt light, rejuvenated, and my mind was drunk with endorphins spreading the healing effects of relaxation through my bloodstream. I am hooked. Before, I would always compartmentalizations body as being separate from mind or… Continue Reading


Daily Inspiration: To Live as a Father

The true gift of fatherhood lies in living, and showing your children the value you have for life, both yours and theirs. Live by action, not by words.

Believe, Achieve, & Advance Confidently in the Direction of Your Dreams!
What is Your Fatherhood Story?


Gratitude: Dr. Tom Explores the Do as I Say, Not as I Do Phenomenon

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”

John F. Kennedy

Gratitude is much more than giving thanks. It is living by the words we speak. This is especially true when it relates to working with the next generation.

So many times, I see a culture of “Do as I say, Not as I Do!” Really, what is this truly about? In order to teach the next generation, we must live by the words we speak.