Archive for April 2018

How to Help Your Kids Stay Off Drugs

All Pro Dad has an excellent blog with 10 ways parents can help kids stay off drugs. At the end of this, I will share a link to that great advice. But I have a few other techniques to add to those. I got the biggest and least-heard one, from NotMyKid where they inspire positive…

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Self-Defense Classes

Today, a teen karate student and I will promote a free self-defense class to take place Saturday. We’ll host a table at the Gilbert Public Schools Employee Benefits Fair to announce this special offer for employees and their family members who are teens or adults. These types of classes are one way that our dojo…

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Chibi Mascots in Japan

As we drove through Okinawa, I noticed cute little caricatures everywhere. These chibi little guys were on the backs of cars and on buildings. I even saw a telephone one on a warning sign on a power pole: With their bright colors and simple cartoonish lines, they got my attention. But why? Why were they…

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