Month: April 2015

To hit a child

If your child were misbehaving in class, is it okay for the teacher to hit your child? If your child’s friend were misbehaving at your house, is it okay for you to hit them? I’m guessing most people answered “No” to those two questions. If it’s not okay for someone to hit your child, and…
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Pictures in our heads

  Have you ever heard someone on the radio and perceived an image of them in your head?  You know the DJ on the radio who sounds like he or she is hot, nerdy, sweet, or whatever your descriptor may be.  And then you see them and they are nothing like what you had imagined! …
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Be a light in the darkness

While planning my weekly posts for NewDirection Life Coaching, I put a fantastic quote to a pretty good picture, which immediately brought a song to mind. I included the song in the Pinterest post. It posted Wednesday. If you didn’t happen to see it, you can view it here – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/116952921550143194/ The concept around the…
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The Simplicity of childhood

My youngest grandchild, a sweet and sassy 5yr old girl, gasped with joy and exclaimed. “A pine cone!” She was so excited about her treasured find that her whole face was lit up by her smile. Her mother told her to go put it on the porch, as we were heading to the car, to…
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April is STILL my passion month!

It seems like every month highlights at least a dozen different causes. I have four things I am passionate about. • Military Families • Autism Early Education • Hurting Teens/Twenty-somethings • Encouraging others The month of April has (among others)… • Autism Awareness • Month of the Military Child • Child Abuse Prevention The month…
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