Social Skills – Eyes Up & Shake Hands

A friend recently sent me an article that appeared in the AJC (Jobs section – 11/27/16) entitled “Manners and etiquette can help your career”  — hmmmm, sounds like the underlining theme in L.I.F.E. – Social Skills (book 2) and certainly got my attention to read more, so let me share. This article highlighted Mary Jean Billingsley’s workshop … Read moreSocial Skills – Eyes Up & Shake Hands

Challenge Your Teen’s Basic Knowledge (part XI-ironing & sewing)

Ironing and sewing … not just for the Leave It to Beaver mom, June Cleaver to do. Our teenagers need to learn how to darn socks, sew on a button, hem pants and iron clothing. Yes, a person can outsource these menial tasks, but why? Not one of these tasks takes more than 10 minutes to … Read moreChallenge Your Teen’s Basic Knowledge (part XI-ironing & sewing)

Me on Atl. & Co. (11-Alive Broadcast – NBC)

Here is the TV segment. Once you click the link, give the black box a few seconds to load and the segment will start. http://on.11alive.com/29cc7sq As always, I welcome feedback, but keep in mind that I did have limits on time and content. Thanks for watching! Make the most of your day! Follow me at: Twitter  … Read moreMe on Atl. & Co. (11-Alive Broadcast – NBC)

Challenge Your Teen’s Basic Knowledge (part IX-learn to cook)

Who doesn’t like to eat? I know I do and my family has always used meals to bring everyone together as a bonding/social time. We bonded over the preparation of a meal as well as the eating of a meal. Oh the memories! In an age where vast amounts of food products are readily available … Read moreChallenge Your Teen’s Basic Knowledge (part IX-learn to cook)

Challenge Your Teen’s Basic Knowledge (part VIII-military time)

Back in April, the challenge I put forth was to see if tweens and teens could read an analog clock. I didn’t get much feedback, so I’m not sure how everyone did but I’m changing up the “telling time quiz” today by asking adults to review military time with the youth in their lives. (And … Read moreChallenge Your Teen’s Basic Knowledge (part VIII-military time)