Good Manners

Posted on July 25th, 2009

It only takes a few seconds to be polite and courteous to others. Is there some reason why people can’t say “thank you,” if a door is held open or “excuse me,” rather than knock into and push past someone? There can never be too many good manners exhibited by children and adults, alike! To read [...]


How Animals Enrich Our Lives

Posted on July 17th, 2009

Recently, I did a blog for the Dallas Morning News/Moms’ Blog. It concerned animals and how special they are to us, giving us unconditional love, lowering our blood pressure, helping us laugh at their silly antics, as well as helping us to feel good about life and ourselves! You can read the entire blog by [...]


Parents as Role Models for Their Children

Posted on July 8th, 2009

Creating peaceful atomosphere in the home…
Children are curious. They like to try new things as they explore their world. Sometimes, they experience difficulty as their imagination and creativity lead to misadventure. If parents yell and scream, call names, throw things, or slam doors, they teach their children to do likewise. Children will become  distrustful, and may [...]