87: Teaching your kids how and why to set goals

A 6-year-old sets a S.M.A.R.T. goal for the summer!

In this episode, a 6-year-old talks with his dad and 4-year-old sister about how and why to set S.M.A.R.T. goals and sets a great actual smart goal for the summer!

Set a smart goal for your summer right along with Pavlos and let us know what it is!

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Resource of the Week:

This week's resource is What if It Were Possible? a great kids book by Joanne Fairchild Miller and Clara Isabel Logsdon, a grandmother and her 8-year-old granddaughter. The book is even illustrated by Clara, who has been in adult art classes since she was 4 years old!

Preorder your copy at www.FiveMinutesWithDad.com/Possible or go to www.JoanneFMiller.com or www.ClaraLogsdon.com to buy them right from the authors (and get them signed too!).

Joanne Fairchild Miller is author of the “I Wanna’ Be” children’s book series based on the unique personality styles of children. She is a speaker, artist, and grandmother to fourteen ranging in age from infant to college. Joanne finds her family is the best source of inspiration for her writing. She is an artist, speaker, and co-author (with Dorsey McHugh) of “Be Your Finest Art.” Joanne is wife of author, Dan Miller (“48 Days to the Work You Love”) and is a speaker in his events, on his podcasts and blogs. She is a speaker for Launch, Escaping Shawshank, Innovate, Coaching with Excellence and has been interviewed by Moody Radio, ReLaunch, Biz Chix, A Terrible Husband and many others.

Clara Isabel Logsdon is 8 years old. She has been involved in art class and lessons with her grandmother, Joanne Miller, since she was able to hold a crayon in her hand. Clara has a vivid imagination which has been encouraged and embraced by her family. She makes note cards from her drawings, sells her paintings and teaches “the old folks” in her art class how to love what they have created. She is a budding entrepreneur, making and selling her handmade note cards, her muffins and even some of her paintings.

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Five Minutes With Dad is a parenting podcast that stars six-year-old Pavlos, four-year-old Angela, and their thirty-seven-year-old dad Nick Pavlidis. This is the podcast where you get to listen in on a little father-son and daddy-daughter time and learn about great resources to connect with your kids.

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