Philip Dale Smith (mostly known as Dale).
I’ve spent a lifetime working with kids and families.
A founder of youth camps in three states and Canada,
award-winning children’s picture book author and
novelist, I conduct school programs for children and
Every Kid a Winner™ seminars
for adults. I’ve been with untold thousands of
children in schools, youth camps, rallies, and retreats.
here to listen to a message from Philip Dale Smith
• Long to
• Need to
believe in themselves
• Hunger for
• Yearn to
feel that they count
• Want boundaries,
order and structure (believe it or not!)
• Hope, almost
desperately, that they have a bright future ahead.
Most of us long to see those dreams fulfilled for our
children. But many don’t have a clue as to how
to make it happen. All of us struggle with society’s
constant obstacles. This resource site will help.
Let us help you invest
where it counts: in family. We can invest
our time, energy and money in the family, or we can
invest it elsewhere, sometimes telling ourselves that
“I’m doing this for the family.” I
invite you to listen to a story about a dad in Florida
who learned the distinction between investing “for”
the family, and investing “in” the family.
What a bold and wise choice that father and husband
made! It will pay off for generations to come. Turn
up the audio and listen....
Here's the story:
This web site is about
kids--big ones, little ones, and precious
teenie-tiny ones; your kids, my kids, and the kids of
others. It’s about the “big people”
who share their world. It’s about inspiration,
knowledge, and tools we can use to make a difference
in the lives of children. It’s about building
and being a part of an exciting network of tens of thousands
of people, whp care deeply about kids. And it is ongoing
resource for developing needed understanding skills.
is to equip and inspire
key people: parents, grandparents, brothers,
sisters, teachers, coaches, scout leaders, Sunday school
teachers, and others who can help children reach their
Can we do it?
Can we prepare children to be intelligent, healthy,
and secure? Can we help
them be curious, exuberant, and yet disciplined?
Can they be socially adept and fun to be with—and
more? Sure! With input from
many, including you readers, we’ll make both this
site and the "Every Kid a Winner™ E-zine"
enjoyable, exciting, and helpful.
Watch for the promise
I’ll make to your and your family at the end of
There’s a lot to
share! Read each issue of the E-zine
and click on buttons in the left column regularly to
check site features:
Do Babies Remember Birth?
will thrill, delight and absolutely amaze you. The implications
Top Tips for Big Folks
has ideas and insights for enriching family life. Do
you have an idea to submit? Click the "Guidelines"
A Book in the Spotlight
highlights a benefit-rich publication, whether a novel,
parenting how-to manual, or picture book.
is a fun-filled feature that tries to imagine how a
baby views and responds to his or her new world.
A Story Worth Sharing
is a nugget of insight or inspiration nestled in a story
you’ll enjoy and want to share.
Every Kid a Winner E-zine
tells about our monthly newsletter and what
expect it to contain.
(above) provides information and help in special areas
a Speaker? will help you find helpful
and entertaining programs for your school, library,
church, civic club, or other group.
and People leads to our books and their
authors and illustrators. It also has
links to the “Family Store” and to Golden
Anchor Press, our publishing company.
Room is where newspapers, radio and
television stations and others can get in- depth information
about Every Kid a Winner™ people, programs, and
Store is your shopping center for books,
tapes, and other materials we have available to enrich
your life and that of your family.
Us provides ways you can get in touch
with us. We want you to know that we are real people
and that to the extent we can be, we’re here for
Us has an email form set up for you
to use to send suggestions for future topics you’d
like addressed, including questions you’d like
Would you like to submit stories, articles, or ideas
for us to consider using on this site or in the newsletter?
“Guidelines” provide suggestions for submission
and will help you make your material a good fit.
There's enrichment for
the whole family, not just help for the kids--The
Every Kid a Winner™ concepts will do more than
help children to be winners. Your entire family will
benefit in real and wonderful ways.
make you this promise: If you’ll generously
apply the ideas shared on this site and in the newsletter,
it will make a powerful, long-term difference in
your family. Future generations will feel the impact!
Do you want to be remembered generations from now? Apply
these ideas and you will be. Positively.
It’s time for action!
Families are hurting. Generations are losing
touch with each other and becoming alienated. Hopes
are fading, dreams are dying. Families are fragmenting
and children are being lost. But together we
can do something about it. We must.
What can you do?
Spend some time on this site. Encourage your spouse
to do so. Read, absorb, and apply principles and techniques
you discover. Pick at least one and put it to work right
One of the most powerful life-enriching activities you
can enjoy as a family is to read together. You’ll
love our absolutely free report “Look What Happens
When a Family Reads Together!” [Click here] for
more information and to start enjoying this report right
Use the “Email Us” (above left) feature
to suggest questions you’d like answered or topics
you’d like to have us address in the future.
Tell others about this web site and E-zine. Click to
[Tell a Friend]
Perhaps most important of all, don’t forget …
change the world tomorrow, love a child today!
© 2004 Philip Dale Smith