Daily Post: Shallow Do you ever wonder "Am I good enough, am I pretty enough, am I the right size, will I ever have enough money, will anyone ever love me? I'll be happy when..." Everyone has's what makes us "Human!"  When we place more value on superficial cues based on our appearance, our wants or [...]


Introvert of Extrovert?

We all have a personality that defines who we are. If you are blessed to be an Extrovert, you have a charismatic personality that lights up a room when you enter. You have the ability to capture an audience and draw them in. An Extrovert demonstrates how outgoing is the best. Usually anything written about [...]

The Paradox of Strength.

Such a great inspirational piece, it needs to be reblogged since the message is so relevant!

Thriving Under Pressure

Some lessons happen over a lifetime. Others happen in an instant.

Either way, the paradox of strength is that develops though pain.

Each misfortune cultivates a renewed appreciation.

Each obstacle fosters a new level of perseverance.

Each sadness teaches a greater depth of compassion.

Each challenge harvests a new field of possibilities.

We must all fall down to rise up.

Again and again and again.


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Future Ready LEGO Designers!

Our LRC had a MakerSpace this year... Click on the link to see how awesome our students are with creating, working out the kinks with design flaws.  It has been so inspirational to see the designs, the critical thinking and the final products they have been producing!!! Give students an inch to create...most will take [...]

Relieved … Graduated!

"You are 1 credit short to graduate, contact me ASAP to discuss your options." When she got the email that she was one credit short to graduate 14 days before graduation...she immediately responded to the email from her advisor as well as called her.  In typical fashion, as soon as her advisor hit the "Send" [...]


I read an article the other day that started me thinking about Adulting. Check out the link was my inspiration! Life's Souvenir's This word...for me it means accepting responsibility, taking care of myself, budgeting, having grown up meals made at home on the stove, making sure I have my life in order! A big [...]

When Does a Father Grow into a Dad?

I was blessed to grow up with a dad that took care of his family, provided for us, made sure we had what we needed to grow into successful adults.  My dad modeled parenting for me.  His parenting style evolved over the years as his children got older.  The reality is being married, having kids, [...]

The Key to Summer Reading? Invest in Children’s Reading Lives All Year — Nerdy Book Club

It’s easier to maintain my reading life in the summer. Scorching Texas days provide excuses to lie under the ceiling fan and read all afternoon. Occasionally, I stay up all night binge reading—burning through epic historicals or fantasies in one sitting. I travel quite a bit during the summer, and books keep me company. […] via [...]

Underground Reading!

Are you an urban commuter in New York state?  Do you use the subway?  Would free eBooks while riding the subway interest you?  This idea is pure genius!!  Its provided by NYC public libraries, New York State, MTA, and Transit Wireless.  Read the New York Times article for all the details below: Underground Reading Check [...]

My Story through Blogging

When my father was ill twenty years ago...he decided to write his autobiography.  He knew he was terminally ill and he had to quickly get down his thoughts.  Family members worked with him to get this very important project done before he passed away.  We, my brothers and sisters all received a hardcover autobiography book [...]