Monthly Archives: January 2013

Laughter is the best medicine

“Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.” Quote by Bill Cosby

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The importance of recess

Did you ever sat on the bench in elementary school? I did ONCE, in second grade, for screaming in the bathroom. Mortified and bored out of my mind as I watched my friends play, it never happened again. As academic … Continue reading

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Do what you want to do, not what you think you should do

“Most people are so busy knocking themselves out trying to do everything they think they should do, they never get around to what they want to do.” Quote by Kathleen Winsor

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Do we get old because we stop playing?

I came across a great print by Ginger Oliphant which reads “We Don’t Stop Playing Because We Get Old. We Get Old Because We Stop Playing.” I remember the day I stopped playing with Barbie dolls. My sister and I … Continue reading

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Growing Up Digital: The Good & The Bad

We want our children to be tech-savy (admittedly, I’m blown away at the ease in which my little nephew navigates through my iPhone) but where should you draw the line between young kids and all things digital? Here’s an interesting … Continue reading

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Live for the Present

“Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.” Quote by Jean de La Bruyère (1645-1696) French essayist and moralist

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Life is not a race to the finish line

When I was a kid, there were no iPads, PSPs or portable DVD players. Eating and drinking were not allowed in the car and if we were given candy, it was only after doing something really great in school or … Continue reading

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