My husband and I were born in the Northeastern United States. We spent a third of our lives there before our families migrated South. So, we've spent most of our lives living in the Carolinas. Although I know my speech pattern has slowed down a bit and I will on occasion say "y'all," I don't have much of an accent - neither Southern nor Northern.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on February 22, 2016 at 6:33am — No Comments
Have you ever had a conversation, or listened to someone speak and the words touched you in a way you didn't expect? No, not in that way. I mean in a way that motivates you to reinvent yourself or at least revisit the younger you who had different goals and aspirations.…
Added by Ronda on September 21, 2015 at 11:07pm — No Comments
On days of high stress at my office, my coworkers and I will message one another with phrases we've picked up from the younger members of our team:
This meeting: I can't even.
I literally can't with this person right…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on June 16, 2015 at 6:19am — No Comments
Aspiring entrepreneurs can learn so much from crowdfunding success stories. Taking advantage of websites like Kickstarter puts your brilliance on virtual display for a whole host of future customers. But if you want to command major bucks for your company, carefully consider the forthcoming pieces of advice. Incorporating them into your pitch will make your idea that much more investment-worthy and ultimately help you meet your fundraising…Continue
Added by Kristen Luciani on March 18, 2015 at 10:12pm — No Comments
I remember the day that I went into labor with my daughter, we were out celebrating my mother’s birthday and just as I was getting ready to crawl into bed. I heard a pop and knew instantly that my water had broke. Of course, I should have known better but I immediately ran to the bathroom and sat on the…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on April 30, 2013 at 6:05pm — No Comments
Did you know that your toddler should be know about 50 words by their second birthday and be able to combine those words into simple noun/verb sentences.
For more, see my new book, Achieving Brilliance at Home.
Added by Jeanne Mifflin on August 2, 2012 at 11:05am — No Comments
For those of you who don't already know, my youngest son, Mason has started speech therapy. Today is his second session and I'm hoping that he'll become comfortable enough to start trusting the therapist and following her directions. He is a stubborn child and has learned to get around the whole speaking thing. A part of me felt awful…Continue
Added by Emily Sung on June 20, 2012 at 7:31pm — No Comments
Soren is now two and a half and still can't talk. Strike that, he won't talk, at least not in English. He does talk non stop, and he's quite understandable if you speak HIS language. He has an amazing language all his own, which family and friends alike have dubbed Sorenese. Most people who don't know Soren very well believe the he must have some issues, some impairment the does not allow him to use the English vocabulary. Those who do know him well laugh their ass off…
Added by SRM on February 8, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
Please feel free to visit my blog to read this post as well as some other homeschool related posts. Thank you for reading! http://www.sonshineclassicalacademy.blogspot.com
Ok, so on Saturday I had the opportunity to be a judge at the Inland Northwest Qualifier (3 States were represented) for the National Christian Forensics & Communications Association (NCFCA). Since both of my…Continue
Added by Kristie Doty on January 31, 2012 at 11:52pm — No Comments
Today, August 28, is the 47th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I have a dream…” speech. It was a speech filled with hope, determination, confidence and…Continue
Added by Judy Newman on August 28, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments