I wrote a Letter to God

I Wrote a Letter to God May 24, 2018 | 2 Comments What I knew                             Photo credits: Kinga Cichewicz As far as I knew, God was the creator of all things great and beautiful, all things big and small. In my limited understanding of …

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More Things that Annoy us

More Things that Annoy Us May 14, 2018 | No Comments ON PUBLICATIONS Recently, I’ve started sharing my thoughts on midlife in M3 Publication, on Medium and I’m finding it to be an exhilarating experience. Though I’m no expert at anything, besides parenting which I can tell you zoomed-by way too fast, midlife is something I have come to embrace with …

One Heartbeat

One Heartbeat May 2, 2018 | 1 Comment Photo credit: rawpixel; Pixabay. Thanks. A Wave of New Possibilities is Upon Us As a formerly cocky generation that has reached the years of thinning hair and less-easy knee bends, tennis elbows and flatulence, knowing that what we do from now on is not predetermined is an empowering concept. I’ve talked …

Things that Irk us

Things that Irk us April 10, 2018 | No Comments Pet peeves, Criticism, and Children We all have them, and everyone criticizes something now and then. Pet peeves are things/stuff/situations we do not like, things that get under our skin more than others do. They’re annoyances we might consider rude or thoughtless in others.  I, for …

How Children Learn

How Children Learn March 11, 2018 | No Comments Ambassadors of Optimism Around the middle of the 1950s, Dorothy Law Nolte, mother of a twelve-year-old daughter and a nine-year-old son, wrote a poem with the title: Children Learn What They Live. Do you know the poem? In a book that she co-authored with Rachel Harris under …

Circuses, Clowns

CIRCUSES, CLOWNS, ELEPHANTS and… Engineers? March 4, 2018 | No Comments photo by Becky Phan on Unsplash   "Sniff-sniff.” Tyra could smell it. Strange. She looked around her room. Everything was like it had been the night before except for that strange smell. Growing up on the outskirts of a sleepy Town, close to where the …