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Four Family-Oriented Winter Safety Tips!

Four Family-Oriented Winter Safety Tips!

A shiver races up my spine whenever I receive a mindful masterpiece from a child.

Can you imagine what happened when two mindful masterpieces arrived in my inbox?

I shivered from head-to-toe—and who wouldn’t? Especially after I cast my gaze on seven-year-old Isaac’s Snowball Fight and Snow Plow creations.

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How to Encourage Little Minds & Hands

How to Encourage Little Minds & Hands

 “I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.” Vincent van Gogh

 

Back in high school, I sure didn’t receive any love from my art teacher. The “C” scrawled on my report card should’ve been my first clue. The teacher then had the audacity to tell me I didn’t have an artistic bone in my body.

Humph.

My drawings and paintings weren’t too shabby. Heck, I even patted myself on the back with her yardstick.

Unfortunately, her poisonous words crushed my creative spirit, and I tossed my sketch pad aside for twenty-two years.

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Are You Up for Another Challenge?

Are You Up for Another Challenge?

“There is no Challenge more challenging than the challenge to improve yourself.” Michael F. Staley

 

According to Susanna Leonard Hill’s loyal tribe of followers, Summer, Short & Sweets was a smashing success.

Monday, Susanna launched a Fall, Short & Sweets Challenge, and if I’m not mistaken, the challenges will be every other Monday.

I’ve hoped on board, even though it’s Tuesday. And I’m still not offering sweets.

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Poetry or Prose Contest – Happy Birthday! You’re One

Poetry or Prose Contest – Happy Birthday! You’re One

Susanna Leonard Hill, a published children’s author, is running a contest. The rules stipulate that entrants write a children’s story about a very creative and/or unique birthday celebration in 300 words or less in either poetry or prose. The entry must be posted on their blog between Saturday, May 19th, and Tuesday, May 22, 2012. Continue reading “Poetry or Prose Contest – Happy Birthday! You’re One” »