Being the best influence on your kids

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Being the best influence on your kids

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One of the most difficult challenges a parent faces is instilling good values in their children. My wife and I found, as cliche as it may sound, the easiest way to do that is to walk the walk; don't talk the talk. Your kids watch and observe everything you say and do. They hear you talk about others. They hear you talk to others. They see when you're being honest. They see when you're being dishonest. They see when you're being catty. They see when you're not being catty. You have to realize that they are sponges absorbing everything they see you say and do. The best way to instill values in them is be the person you want them to be, because they will mirror back what they see you do and what they see you say and how you treat others.

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Timothy J. Wheeler, the managing partner of the law firm Greene, Broillet & Wheeler LLP.  He has extensive trial experience in a variety of areas including product liability, general negligence and auto product liability. Tim was named the Lawyer of the Year in Product Liability by Best Lawyers in America for 2013. He was a three-time finalist for the prestigious Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, presented by the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), for his outstanding trial record and involvement and commitment to consumer rights. Tim is a graduate of Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA (J.D., 1978), Tim attended Santa Clara University (BS, cum laude, Political Science, 1975), and was a recipient of the Jesuit Scholarship. While at Loyola High School, Tim's excellence in all areas of student life was recognized by the faculty, which bestowed upon him The Loyola Award. Tim and his wife Nancy reside in Manhattan Beach,  have been married for 37 years and have four adult children, Matt, Tim, Danny, and Mary and two grandchildren, Lily and Grace. 

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