The Mouth: Gateway of the Heart

Small children are like parrots; whatever they hear; they say. I have worked with small children and you would not believe the words that came out of their little mouths. Little ones are never responsible for those words because they don’t know any better. They acquire language based on what the adults around them say. … Continue reading The Mouth: Gateway of the Heart

Life or Death? The Choice is Yours!

There is a place that every child has to learn to navigate and that is the school playground. This is the war zone in the school system. While there are adults watching as children play, it’s almost impossible to hear every conversation at recess. The adults who supervise recess are concerned about safety. For the … Continue reading Life or Death? The Choice is Yours!

Helping Others Succeed

We all have a desire to be successful in life. We listen to successful people and seek to pattern our lives after them. We watch their videos and follow their example. Why? We desire success. But in truth and in fact, success is relative. When a baby is crawling, success in mobility requires that child … Continue reading Helping Others Succeed

Living with Confidence

We all go through times of hardships but what can we do to ensure that we are successful in the end? That presents a conflict of sorts. In our head we know what we should do but our heart wants to go in a different direction. Our heads say, ‘Let it go,” Our hearts say, … Continue reading Living with Confidence

Embrace Your Season

There are moments when we enjoy what is happening in our lives. The grass is green; the flowers are blooming and the sun is shining. We have a spring in our step and a song on our lips; everyday we are singing, “O Happy Day.” We begin to wonder if life can get any better! … Continue reading Embrace Your Season

What’s Your Decision?

Decisions! We are all required to make decisions every day of our lives. It is not based on who you are or what you do because even the smallest child has decisions to make. Adults decide where they live and who they interact with; younger children decide where and with whom they will play. One … Continue reading What’s Your Decision?

God Takes Notice

Some time ago, my husband and I saw a video clip and he  remarked that it seems that our society has lost all respect for God. Sadly, it appears that way. We are no longer shocked when we hear about the atrocities that mankind inflicts on each other; we have become so desensitized that we … Continue reading God Takes Notice

Choose to Do Good

There is a children's book called, The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper. This is a story about a train that ran out of fuel. The cargo on this train was geared for children; it was full of toys and food. When the toys realized that they were stuck, they decided to ask the … Continue reading Choose to Do Good