Aw, decorating your home for the holidays. For some, it’s a labor of love, for others it’s a daunting chore. We’re now in the middle of the holiday season, and you’re already done decorating your home to your liking. It’s the perfect time to reflect on how we did and what we’d do differently next […]
Have you ever wondered what “Being In The Moment” really means? I’m sure we all have a belief or thought as to what that is. I view it like this. You just know when you’re there, in the moment. Nothing else seems to matter, time seems to slow, there is a pure sensation of peace and there is a sharp clarity of all our senses.
It’s New Year’s Eve. Resolutions are certainly on many of our minds. A good many of us make them with varying results. New Year’s Resolutions are such a tradition that I’m not even sure how seriously we take them. Resolutions, Then & Now Nevertheless, according to a study by the University of Scranton/Psychology Department here are […]
When I was a child I loved hearing this poem. It really made me believe there was a Santa Claus. I used to read this poem to my class of six year olds with all the enthusiasm of a true believer just before the holidays. I loved how they would be so enthralled with the poem/story. Many times they would ask me to read it again just before the Holiday break. To be fair it’s still one of my favorite holiday poems. I remember the first time I heard it fondly.
After Halloween, I become very nostalgic. The leaves are turning, I can smell the pine trees, and there is that wonderful crisp feel in the air that tells us winter is on the way. There is a song, Over The River and Through The Woods, we would sing at home and in school. Every time I heard […]
George Schalter from Educational Kid Games had guest-posted a while ago with “Summer Of Dragons.” He has again been very patiently waiting for me to post a new story he had submitted a long time ago called “I Want A Dog.” I have no excuses other than life and time just got away from me. So […]
I believe most of us want to make a difference in this world in some way or another. Some work hard to pave a path that will ensure they’re remembered for their good deeds. Most of us plow through life trying to create a good life for ourselves, our families and anyone close to us. […]
Life will often offer up so many opportunities in some of the most unexpected ways. These opportunities are often accompanied with life lessons that we will carry with us for a lifetime. The story I am about to tell is one of these about how we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. So here […]