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Sam has dilemmas. Plenty of them. But the biggest one? To deliver a message to the world.read more
Tension grew in leaps and bounds. The fight scene was getting as good as the one in The Princess Bride. Grampy parted his feet in a wide stance. He crossed his arms. He peered down at Andy.read more
Anyone who has studied psychology or has read parenting manuals knows that one cannot argue with a three-year-old. Mission impossible. They haven’t reached the age of reason. They can’t understand logic. Everything to them is black and white—yes or no.read more
Everyone makes mistakes….OH YES THEY DO!!!!
When my children were growing up, we used to watch Sesame Street on television, and now I watch it with my grandchildren. Many of their songs make terrific learning lessons in the home. One of my favorites was, Everyone Makes Mistakes. The first line goes something like this…”Everyone makes mistakes, oh yes they do…your sister and your brother and your dad and mother, too…”
Before I could say a word, she bent over, wiggled her britches down, waved her rosy pink bottom, and yelled, “See butt!” Then she raced to the living room and scampered back up the stairs to her bedroom.read more
Who doesn’t need transforming? We might think we’re okay, but there’s not one of us who couldn’t use a little character improvement in our lives.read more
When my children were little, they absolutely, positively hated vegetables. I coaxed them and bribed them to try some. How about a spoonful? Half a spoonful? A nibble?……Please!!! If you love your mommy, try some. I’ll give you a dollar!read more
Christmas is the season for thinking of others. Here is an excerpt from my book, Izzy and the Real Truth About Moose Boy.
CHRISTMAS EVE WITH THE HOMELESS
Mr. Overly turned Christmas Eve into a class project at the rescue mission across town. He told us, “Giving is better than receiving.”
Love your neighbor as yourself.
Treat others the way you want to be treated. Are there any better words of wisdom to stop bullying?read more
Does a bully recognize a bully? Usually.
Does a person recognize when he/she is the bully? Usually not.read more
I have foot in mouth disease. Yes, I really do. I’ve had it for quite some time, and I can only hope that it’s not fatal. What I want to know, is how does one learn to stop putting her foot in her mouth?read more