Let a series of happy thoughts run through your mind. They will show on your face. ~ Norman Vincent Peale 1898-1993, Author of The Power of Positive Thinking
You don’t really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry go-round will wave at his parents every time around – and why his parents will always wave back. ~William D. Tammeus
To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny-bone. ~ Reba McEntire
It’s not failure. It’s a detour in the road to success. Keep driving !
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. Explore. Dream. Discover. ~ Mark Twain
Here’s a story from my never ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil. The Seahorse Once upon a time, there was a young seahorse called Sidney. He was a lovely friendly and clever seahorse, who was very good at being a seahorse, but the problem was he was born in a world where most people were […]
If you have never been hated by your child you have never been a parent. ~ Bette Davis It’s tough being a parent – but we are there to be our children’s guiding hand. We need to step up and be their parent NOT their friend so this little quote makes me smile……. Keep […]
I go into many schools running my Confidence Classes for Kids Workshop and I am always struck by how noisy the classrooms can become. I do an exercise called The Garden of Dreams where I take the children on a visualisation into a beautiful garden with sunflowers and waterfalls and I help them relax, concentrate […]
If you look for what’s right – in others, in relationships, in yourself, and in life – you’ll always find it. ~ Mike Dooley
It is amazing how quickly the kids learn to drive a car, yet are unable to understand the lawnmower, snowblower or vacuum cleaner.” ~ Ben Bergor
I work with many hundreds of parents, children and families around the globe and the difference in success or failure is not how you look, how you dress, how well educated you are, where you live or how much you have in your bank account – it’s ALL about how you think. Of course I know first […]
Vincent van Gogh said, “Great things are not done by impulse, but rather by a series of small things brought together.” What if you did just 10% more listening, playing & laughing with your kids this week how would that improve their childhood memories?
I loved being a teacher as kids often said the most profound things as they often see what’s really important in life simply. This got me pondering as I read Five things your children can teach you on Yahoo. As we grow older, our ability to see wonders fades, and things start to look a bit… […]