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Tag Archives: raising children
I have been blessed to have had the opportunity to watch many, many young people become responsible, engaging, and impressive adults. I’ve experienced this with 2 sons, 21 nieces and nephews, children of our friends, and literally hundreds of my … Continue reading
One of my New Year’s resolutions was to write a new children’s story, maybe even a series. I’ve had an idea for a new story line in mind for some time; it includes at least two children who are recent immigrants … Continue reading
We’ve become a lot more diverse as a population in one generation in most parts of North America, and far more so in two generations. Speaking as a representative of the grandparent generation, when I was young, outside of big … Continue reading
From comments and reflections from my previous post on 5 advantages of getting old(er), it seems that I am not the only one thinking about this. Let’s try a few more. Again, in no particular order: You have the privilege … Continue reading
Another story for very small children, especially ones who want their kitties to like them. Slightly older kids can check out Robby Robin stories. Hugh’s Missing Kitty “Boo hoo,” said Hugh, “what shall I do? I can’t find … Continue reading
Another story for very small children, especially ones who like to play hide-and-go-seek with their grandmothers. Slightly older kids can check out Robby Robin stories. ———————————————————————————————– Hugh’s Missing Grandma “Boo hoo,” said Hugh, “what shall I do? I … Continue reading
This is my first attempt to write for a grandson too young for Robby Robin. More to follow. ———————————————————————————————————– Hugh’s Missing Truck “Boo hoo,” said Hugh, “what shall I do? I’ve lost my truck, the one that’s blue.”
For those of you who are familiar with the late Stephen Covey and his work in leadership and business, you’ll know that his many lessons can be applied to our personal lives as well as to our work lives. In … Continue reading