What If?

What If?

“There is freedom waiting for you,
On the breezes of the sky,
And you ask “What if I fall?”
Oh but my darling,
What if you fly?”
Erin Hanson

Dreams
What did you dream about when you were a child? Children have big dreams. Nothing seems impossible to them. Too often, as we grow, we start to doubt our ability to bring those dreams into reality. We begin to settle for the way things are and lose our joy for life.Continue reading

10 Skills Every Child Should Possess

10 Skills Every Child Should Possess

Children are often encouraged to “put on their best manners” when a guest comes to their home or when they go to an important event — as though “putting on” their best manners was like putting on a special outfit they might wear. The real goal should be to have manners become a part of them. But who should teach children to be civil and well-mannered?

Importance of Parenting
A parent is the most important teacher in a child’s life. Children learn what behavior and manners are important based on what they see and hear at home. Those lessons are daily and lasting. Continue reading

7  Social Skills Everyone Should Master

7 Social Skills Everyone Should Master

Strong social skills enable you to cultivate respect, goodwill and trust with others. They elevate your confidence, poise and professionalism. They open doors for you like nothing else can.

Where did you learn your social skills? Continue reading

Make Your Dream a Reality

Make Your Dream a Reality

What do you dream of accomplishing? Now imagine that life has no limits. Would you like to learn a new language, master a skill, complete an unfinished project, or launch into something new? How will you feel when you succeed?Continue reading

The Cost of Incivility

The Cost of Incivility

The cry for civility is sweeping our land—due in part to acts of incivility played out hourly on television, in sports, online, and in our government. These uncivil acts spread like wildfire through social media, repeated again and again until they are seared into our memory. Even when apologies have been delivered and accepted, the tarnished reputation of the offender may never fully recover. Continue reading