Aspirations

After retiring from a long and rewarding career as a Nurse, I find a drive toward aspirations in a multitude of interests. In retirement there is the elusive commodity of TIME, time to pursue one’s interest. So, it is in my retirement years I am pursuing writings and education on child development by highlighting the Best one can be.  My book of Toddler Tootsies Take On The Day tells of Matt and Mattie’s choices whereupon they…

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Stop and Listen

Once a friend asked me what my favorite part of life is. “People. Definitely the people in my life,” I replied. The way each person has his or her own story to tell has always fascinated me. I cherish each story that has been entrusted to me, for with each story I have had a glimpse into the human soul. Many strangers pass through my life each day, but I have learned that if I…

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MEASLES

Measles were once eradicated in 2000 and now are back with vengeance!   It’s the worse measles outbreak of the century.   The measles have become more prevalent due to the changes in our lifestyles of not vaccinating and increased travel.   Why mess with Mother nature?….  ” If you don’t aggressively vaccinate against these diseases, they will win.  If humans change one thing then a chain reaction occurs that we often cannot foresee or predict, this is…

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The Littlest Leprechaun

There once was a tiny green leprechaun named Mick,Never at a loss for words, his wit was quite quick.He wanted to have people come to a St. Paddy’s Day Party,He wanted them to have great fun and party hardy.He first came to town asking for Matt and Mattie.After inviting them he next wanted to invite Pattie.After inviting Matt, Mattie and Pattie he also invited Laddy.After inviting Matt, Mattie, Pattie, and Laddy he finally invited their…

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February Blog – Is It Really Love????

Generally speaking,  the month of February is thought of as the month of love and romance because February 14th is Valentine’s Day.   That is, of course,  for adults,  but what does this celebration mean to preschoolers?   How do you,  as a parent , want to avoid yet another materialistic holiday and instead use this opportunity of celebration to teach your child about the true meaning of LOVE?   To me Valentine ’s Day is the perfect…

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