Discipline Yourself – The Secret to Getting What You Want

I recently came across this article on Discipline and Self Improvement that I wanted to share.  It was written by Jenny Wolff from the ATA and she shares three truths or benefits to Self Discipline. “Let’s be honest.  When you hear the word “discipline,” chances are you don’t get all warm and fuzzy inside.  In […]

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Karate Shout Out from Newton BIA

We’ve all had the thought of doing karate or other forms of self-defense at certain points in our lives. We see it all over media, and we have to agree that those kicks and flips are pretty damn impressive. However, self-defense is more than just cool stunts, it can provide people with the skills and […]

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Training Hard for the Respectable Work Ethic

The old adage that “hard work never killed anybody” remains a fact today. Just like seeds need to be planted early in order to enjoy a timely harvest, children need to be taught the value of hard work very early on in life. Children today are constantly exposed to messages about doing things the easy […]

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Teaching Children the Nature of Respect

In many ways it seems that we live in an ever-worsening culture of crude, rude, and vulgar speech and behavior. Respect now has the same status as a precious, limited resource like diamonds, oil, or clean water. Too often we hear ourselves complaining that “today’s children just have no respect for people or anything for […]

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