Hi! I recently started a group that sends cheerful mail to kids in difficult situations. Some of the kids we've sent mail to so far include a 12-year-old girl who was going through depression after being sexually assaulted, twins whose family is homeless, a 9-year-old whose father recently left the family and no longer contacted her, and a 3-year-old whose family didn't have money to buy her birthday presents. I know sending mail is a very small thing to do, but getting a surprise in the mail…See More
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I don't actually have children of my own... YET... although I have helped to raise quite a few. I want to be a foster parent someday, and will start the process as soon as I get my own place. I went back to school a few years ago, and recently got my special education teaching certificate! Now I just need to find a teaching job! (I am currently working as a 1:1 aide for an awesome 7-year-old boy with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.)
In my free time I volunteer at a pet rescue organization, read, write, do arts and crafts, and blog. I recently started a group that sends cheerful mail to kids in difficult situations. That's what I currently blog about.
What is your blogging philosophy?
I'm supposed to have a philosophy? Ugh!
I have been blogging since...
before blogs were invented!
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Hi there from The Girlz Korner in upstate New York where you'll find light, witty and rather entertaining articles on every topic imaginable from The Little Black Dress to Making Whoopie. So if you get a chance to kick back and exhale, if only for a brief moment ... come on over and see me some time.
Getting teens to open up is one of the most important tasks of parenting a teenager. It is also one of the most challenging parts of parenthood. If your teen rolls her eyes, walks away angrily, or retreats to his bedroom when you try to talk to him or her, you are not alone. Many parents…
Most parents find that training their non-disabled children for life's activities is challenging enough. However, parents of physically challenged children have to be especially creative to make sure that their young people learn the daily life skills that they need to be self-sufficient. Occupational…