A friend shared this article http://www.copyblogger.com/social-media-debate/ . I felt it had some good points, although drawn out getting them across, I must warn. However, after reading it … I had to post the following comment for the author (I think I’m comment #41): “It always comes back to moderation. Whether we are talking about eating, drinking, sex, … Read moreSocial Media Debate-Need Your Input
LIFE book educates adults about teens by Kayla Elder © cherokeetribune.com 2016 02.03.16 – 09:19 pm Retired local high school teacher Beth Carey has taken on a new title as author. Her first book of a planned trilogy, “LIFE: Learning Information for Everyday,” was released in December. The book is for educating adults on … Read moreCherokee Tribune Reports on L.I.F.E.
“What exactly is a book launch party?” “Why would I need or want one?” “Who would come?” “Why would they come?” “Where should it take place?” “What food and drink should I serve?” “Really, do I gotta do this??” — this was me. Whining. Unsure. Not liking the idea of being the center of attention. … Read moreBook Launch Party Afterthoughts
Being a teacher is much like being a parent sometimes. A teacher prepares for a student arrival like a parent plans for a baby. They decorate their room, they buy supplies, they set goals, they get nervous, and they dream … dreams for health, happiness and success for that child. Like a parent, teachers educate, … Read moreSharing Pride
I have never had trouble talking to anyone! My family is amazed how I can strike up a conversation with a total stranger on an airplane or in line at the grocery store and know their life story in short order. I’d rather eat a bug than play the “silent game”. My mom said that … Read moreTalk to Teens
Loved the message in this article – http://www.fastcoexist.com/3054815/why-its-better-to-give-experiences-not-things As I think about it more … this is the underlining message within my philosophy and my book. If we spend more time talking with adolescents and sharing life’s experiences with them, then they will receive a gift more valuable than they know. Of course, this means that … Read moreGive Experiences … Not Things
Amazon has the paperback book listed and anyone can buy it! Tis the season for miracles, for sure!! (lol) Well, maybe not a true miracle, just seems like it to me. Two years in the making, but the dream has become a reality. L.I.F.E. is in print and not just in my head anymore. (The … Read moreIt’s a Reality!
As the busiest time of the year approaches, I want to pause and be thankful for all of it! Yes, the cooking, decorating, shopping, wrapping, charity giving, social and work party obligations, and financial drain can be overwhelming. However, I am choosing to focus on the plus side of all this and be thankful … … Read moreThankful
106.7 Lite FM is responsible for this post on Facebook. It hit home for me immediately. A parent never stops being a parent, so when your children demonstrate repeated acts and words of goodness … you sure can breathe a sigh of relief. I bet you have had friends that you enjoy socializing with, but … Read moreParent Happiness
Time has gotten away from me these last 2 weeks and I must apologize for not blogging. To make-up for “my bad”, I have decided to give a little peak into L.I.F.E. – Challenge Your Teen’s Basic Knowledge. Hope you enjoy. Learning Information For Everyday is set-up to be an easy to use resource for … Read moreA Peak Into L.I.F.E.