Every, new day we have the choice to grow and do better. I pray my core beliefs of loving others without agenda and standing up for what is right is something my children are learning from me the most, but I know I can’t hide my flaws from them. They see it all… my attitudes and words are just as much a part of their thinking/learning as they grow, learn, and decide to be who they would like to be. ⠀
Covid has drastically slowed us down and we are on the mend, but it’s also taught me a few things: 1. I’m strong enough to let go of things that don’t fulfill me. Being busy doesn’t sustain me nor help my family. It definitely doesn’t help the healing process. 2. Simplifying my life has allowed …
My last bookchat of the year 2021 is with Educator and Author, Barbara Gruener, and her children’s book, Mr. Quigley’s Keys. This blog has been updated and contains the YouTube link to our special chat and read aloud.
Updated with the link to the Bilingual reading of the I’m Sorry Story with Spanish translator, Nicole Biscotti!
It might seem silly to some that I got excited about the #ImSorryStory Book Birthday, but for me, it was celebrating a dream come true! The pandemic threw a wrench in my plans on introducing my book into the world, at least the way I saw it would be introduced with book signings in my …
WRAD Beginnings The way Dorothy Lee explained how World Read Aloud Day (WRAD) came about is the coolest story, ever! It was a child’s idea and brainstorming that set the wheels in motion. Now, WRAD is a global movement! This is the twelveth year for it and we are partnering with Dorothy and all of …
A genuine apology can soften the ground, for real healing, in a hurting heart and change the timeline of restoration.
Today I wrote on my Instagram that it’s just as important to help young people realize what they do NOT need to be sorry for as much as it is to know when they do need to apologize.
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They know that voting to take away others’ choice is always wrong, even if it’s different from the choices we would make ourselves.