“What If” you Brainstormed your Life?

shutterstock_113199550A little boy sat in art class. On his desk was a blank sheet of paper.  The art teacher stared at his paper for a moment and asked, “What are you drawing?”

“A cow eating grass.” the boy answered.

“Where’s the grass?”

“The cow ate it.” the boy explained.

“Ok, where is the cow?”

“She ran away.” the boy said handing her his paper.

What ever happened to our imagination?

Three Actions that can Make You Visible

KD Find the fish and bird blogThere are two fish and two birds in these pictures. They are almost invisible. If you want to make a difference in the world, you have to be visible. Today’s post identifies three actions you can take every day to be seen and to make a difference in your world.  PLUS  If you find all four creatures, and identify the three actions that make a person visible, you could win a $50 gift card to my online store! Details on how to qualify are at the end of the post.

Two Moments of Hope!

sunset1Two specific events stand out in my childhood memory as recurring moments of hope: The first is the last day of school. What a relief! The pressure of assignments, pop quizzes and social stress was over.

Summer stretched as far as I could see offering freedom to explore, play and let my tattered brain heal in time for the next school year.

The “Blankie” Principle! Break a Bad Habit. Build a Good one.

shutterstock_108669410One of the strongest addictions in the universe is the desperate need a child has for a blankie. You know, that favorite little piece of cloth that is either rubbed on the nose as they suck their thumb, or gummed into oblivion as they rub their nose?

If you don’t believe it, keep a child overnight when they have left blankie at home. No one will sleep that night.