If you’re a parent, then I know you’re busy. Your schedule is full from morning until night. Which raises an important question.

When life has you running, how do you make the most out of your time with your children?

I’ve always taken advantage of the opportunities in front of me. When my boys, Trent and Troy, were younger, I struck up thoughtful conversation every morning as I drove them to school. My relationship with them has been built largely on bike rides, four-wheeling excursions, and camping trips.

How to influence your children in everyday life is the subject of our Focus on the