Monthly Archives: December 2012

More 10-Minute Talks

My MORE 10-Minute Talks books just arrived from the publisher… a perk being an author… we get copies earlier than the release date. So let me extend the perks to you. If you order the book from me, you’ll get … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Jonathan

Yes… this is the way we roll in the McKee house. Footy PJ’s all around! Merry Christmas from all of us in the McKee house, Jonathan, Lori, Alec, Alyssa and Ashley!

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Cribs: Part 3

The following guest post is a special Christmas series from George Lockhart of the Youth Culture Report: MTV produced CRIBS, a show that takes us into the homes of famous people. In the span of 5 to 15 minutes, we … Continue reading

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Cribs: Part 2

The following guest post is a special Christmas series from George Lockhart of the Youth Culture Report: There’s nothing like the anticipation of getting a gift you really want at Christmas! From looking at a catalog to sending letters to … Continue reading

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Cribs: Part 1

The following guest post is a special Christmas series from George Lockhart of the Youth Culture Report: A Crib. Babies spend much of their early days in a crib. It is their home, their resting place, their safe haven in … Continue reading

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The Story Behind My Nose

Thanks to all of you who participated in yesterday’s contest. Great fun trying to guess what happened to my nose! Quite a variety of responses… some good imaginations. The short answer: new kitten The long answer: We bought a kitten … Continue reading

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What happened to my face?

I’ll give a copy of my brand new book, MORE 10-Minute Talks (coming this New Year) to the first three people that can guess exactly what happened to my nose! (It’s quite a story.) First three people, or the three … Continue reading

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Getting People to Open Up

Sometimes it’s hard to get people to open up in a group setting. In these situations, nothing proves more effective than a creative question. “If you had to have the exact same meal for the next twelve months… what would … Continue reading

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The Hobbit Premiere

Last night my family attended The Hobbit midnight premiere, with my three kids in full Hobbit apparel. Loved the movie and the time with my family… hated the time of day! (I think I’m officially old) A few months ago … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Review of “The Hobbit”

This Monday, while I was flying back from teaching a parenting workshop in Kentucky, my son Alec was attending a movie screening for The Hobbit. (Lucky dog!) His reaction was surprising. I arrived home at about 10PM and plopped on … Continue reading

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