Tuesday, April 28, 2015

For Better or Worse in Friendship

"A person is made better or worse by his friends." ~ Beautiful Girlhood, Karen Andreola

So true. A reason to be so careful in choosing friends. Oh what a lesson for our young people to learn.

Painting by George Elgar Hicks

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Nepal Earthquake

This beautiful little girl is a reminder to us to pray for Nepal at this tragic time.

(Photo Source: Ordinary Traveler, Children of Nepal Photo Essay)

Lessons from Pets

I do love vintage pictures and think they pretty up a page and bring a certain charm. This one certainly does.  Children and pets are something I believe in strongly. It brings in an element of parenting that can teach so many good things I do believe. Everyone can't have them, but for those who do, I hope first of all, it's done right for the sake of both the children and the pets. Often these relationships bring first lessons for our kids in kindness and compassion as well as handling grief.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Love Me

I hope each of us will remember this Swedish Proverb. It can be applied in so many ways, but particularly to our own children, and children in general. I know some folks personally who are having to apply this in some very difficult circumstances.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Something to Remember

I'm continuing to collect quotes from "Leave it to Beaver" as time allows for me to watch episodes. Some of them are gems, as you well know, and many are funny. Here's another one. They're pretty popular at the Facebook page, which isn't surprising.