I have always told you how special our children are. I have always suggested that we tell our children how special they are and treat them as such. I have always talked about the importance of explaining to our children that we love them no matter what they do, even if they misbehave or make a wrong decision. Not long ago, there was a commencement speech that went viral. An English teacher, David McCullough Jr. told a Boston graduation class, over and over, that they were not special. And I believe he made a number of valid points. If you haven’t already heard this speech, I have included it here. For those of you receiving this blog post via email, please click here.