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***SPAM*** Samuel Smiles on how an idle, thriftless, or drunken man can, and should, improve himself through self-help and not by means of the state (1859). – Online Library of Liberty

Quotes: Samuel Smiles on how an idle, thriftless, or drunken man can, and should, improve himself through self-help and not by means of the state (1859). – Online Library of Liberty there is no power of law that can make … Continue reading

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Self Help; with Illustrations of Character and Conduct – Online Library of Liberty

"National progress is the sum of individual industry, energy, and uprightness, as national decay is of individual idleness, selfishness, and vice. What we are accustomed to decry as great social evils, will, for the most part, be found to be … Continue reading

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Make Goals For Children Like You Do For A Vacation

                As parents, if we do not have goals for our children an Annie [see previous post] is possible, and we cannot help them set goals if we have only a vague idea of what we wish them to achieve. … Continue reading

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Creating Problems Due To Lack Of Preparation

Consider the case of a twenty-one-year-old girl named Annie who moved to Colorado hoping the dry climate would help clear up a health problem. When she drove up to her new apartment in her little compact car, she had her … Continue reading

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Carving Out Time For Your Child’s Future

When your children leave home to go out into the world on their own, what home skills will they be able to perform? If you could give each child fifty thousand dollars as he or she departs, would that be … Continue reading

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Refreshing the Souls of Others

Like the cold of snow in the time of harvest Is a faithful messenger to those who send him, For he refreshes the soul of his masters.  Proverbs 25:13 The testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple. … Continue reading

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Age-Appropriate Chores for Children

Note: Ages five to twelve or so are golden years for teaching children at home. These kids are increasingly capable and yet not too preoccupied with school and extracurricular activities. Make sure you start to give both boys and girls … Continue reading

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