Traveling abroad enriches the mind in unexpected ways just as it did for my own daughter. My daughter Katie studied art in Italy for a year. She had taught herself to play the piano and missed it while she was there. She took a walk to explore the area and came upon a church … [Read more...] about The Kindness And Trust Of Others
“I cannot believe they allow that on television; what’s the world coming to!” When I was knee-high to a grasshopper, Ricky and Lucy Ricardo were required to sleep in twin beds and to keep one foot on the floor on “I Love Lucy.” When we watched TV and a kissing scene came on … [Read more...] about Lucy and Ricky’s World No More
Hobbies are wonderful for children and it is even more fun when the whole family can get involved. My daughter Chelsey expressed a keen interest in cemeteries when she was about three and able to see out the car window. Not long after, we visited our first cemetery and I … [Read more...] about Mary Ellen Wilson – Catalyst for Change
If the invisible damage showed up like bruises and marks, perhaps parents would think twice. About ten years ago Mr. Ramirez was partly dozing off after a long day and watching a TV program about World War II. I was getting ready to facilitate the online group and was … [Read more...] about What is the True Cost of Child Abuse?
“I don’t have any friends!” will be a lament heard by many parents after the first day of school. Being friendless is a concern for many children and time will take care of most of that but there are other things to think about. When Chelsey was in elementary school she … [Read more...] about Friendless Kid? Try This