My Child says “I want to Quit”

My Child says “I want to Quit”…school, sports, chores etc. Remember that tonight we push our clocks forward an hour to “Kick Off” Spring!  This can be a challenging time for kids as they adjust to the time change.  For the next few classes they may be irritable and say things like “I don’t want […]

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5 Traits of a Super Bowl Dad!

I recently came across this great article 5 Traits of a Super Bowl Dad and felt the need to share it.  After just watching a great Super Bowl this past Sunday, it is very appropriate.  As a father of 5 myself, I’m always looking for ways to be a better father.  The great thing about […]

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Why Struggling a little can be a good thing!

I recently re-read this great article on struggling from Sal Khan of the Khan Academy.  Many parents give into their children when struggling enters their extra curricular activities.  Karate is new and exciting and so much fun when they first start…much like when a couple first gets married!  But struggling a little can be a […]

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Power and Perseverance Seminar January 26th!

Hi Black Belt Academy Students & Parents…We are looking forward to tomorrow’s “Power & Perseverance” Seminar. There will be a BIG surprise so don’t forget to set your alarm. 11:00 – 12:30 pm, (regular classes during those times will be cancelled) Newton Black Belt Academy. If you haven’t signed up yet, there is still a […]

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