How To Squeeze A Football Team Into A Sardine Can – BillySoden.com

How To Squeeze A Football Team Into A Sardine Can; Growing Up In Small Spaces I’m not sure why I was thinking this today, but I was remembering growing up back in the 70’s and 80’s. Of course , no one grows up in exactly the same environment, but after I became an adult I realized just how unusual my home …

Where Are The Leaders? Where Are Our Heroes?

Where Are The Leaders? Where Are Our Heroes? In 1968, the nationally and internationally renowned American writer and leader in higher education, Dr. Kent M. Keith, authored a piece titled “Paradoxical Commandments,” which he published in a booklet for student leaders entitled, The Silent Revolution: Dynamic Leadership in the Student Council . The “paradox” in which he chose were statements of …

8-Year-Old Spent 2 Years Growing His Hair To Make Wigs For Kids With Cancer

Boy Spent 2 Years Growing His Hair To Make Wigs For Kids With Cancer When 8-year-old Thomas Moore saw his mother watching a video of a young cancer patient losing her hair, he went out and did something truly special. Thomas, who had long braids when he was younger, came up with the idea to grow his hair out and give …

One Unexpected Day Can Bring A Life’s Worth Of Lessons – BillySoden.com

One Unexpected Day Can Bring A Life’s Worth Of Lessons I recently read a story about an eighth-grade girl who was a talented athlete. She was intelligent and passionate about playing soccer and had all the confidence in the world that her future included many successes in that sport. Life has a way of turning things around very quickly, and …

Bedtime Routines… Or Whatever! – BillySoden.com

One of the best things about being a parent is that when your children are young, we all invariably end up attempting to create our own bedtime routine. I know from talking to many parents over the years both as a dad and as a teacher, there is no single blueprint for how we make that happen. Sometimes it’s a …