In the 90s as a middle school teacher, I assisted a bit in the production, as much as my talents allowed, of the play version of Marlo Thomas and friends’, “Free to Be You and Me “. I remember that the kids really enjoyed it as did I. Listening to sound bites of the songs … Continue reading Fearlessly Free to Be You and Me
I Didn’t Know What To Do!
Facilitating learning of many aspects of life is in a parent’s hands whether they choose for it to be or not. Some know exactly how they want their kids to be and others feel ill equipped for the responsibility. With the many influences available for children, preparing them, and not overprotecting them can be daunting. … Continue reading I Didn’t Know What To Do!
Too Much Boredom!
What parent likes to heart those infamous words, “I am bored!” None that I know of as it usually is the precursor to whining and complaining and a need to be entertained. Boredom comes with the belief that children always need to be doing something. Sayings like “An idle mind is the devil’s playground”, has … Continue reading Too Much Boredom!
Kids Need to Learn to Be. Be What? At Peace With Themselves.
Gram looked up from her cup of tea. “There are many things to do! But you don’t have to always do something. You can just be.” Gabby looked at her grandmother “Be what?” she asked. “You don’t have to be something. Just be you! Bring your Loving Self as close as you can. Forget about … Continue reading Kids Need to Learn to Be. Be What? At Peace With Themselves.