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Circle Circle Dot Dot

I’ve been thinking (except this time I think a better word would be deliberating). Even before the official “Re-open America” plan was shared the lines of who is an “Us or a Them” had been drawn. Please take the time to consider the following just as I have considered...

The Dos and Don’ts of “For Now” and “Forever”

While teaching my Berry class I encouraged my students to add the phrase “For Now” to many of their sentences. We are not allowed on campus “For Now”. Graduation has been cancelled “For Now”. Starbucks is closed “For Now”. I, like many of us, have experienced “For...

Give me the glass

Are you a half empty or half full kind of person? This is a common question when working with people who are trying to better understand themselves, and those around them. It’s a way to try and distinguish the optimist from the pessimist. So, what do you call a person...

Playing with Marshmallows Lead to Great Bonds

On February 23, seven mothers and twelve girl scouts found out team work is so much more than a word. Using their own individual strengths (follow ship, leadership, encouragement, creativity) on a wet Saturday morning these future ladies of success found out...

Junior Girl Scouts , Become one with your Super Powers!”

Girl Scouts,  I invite you to join me at Camp Timber Ridge for a grand time. Yes there is still some room. We will be playing with a variety of unique tools (hula hoops, wooden discs, and other neat stuff). Junior Girl Scouts will discover they have Super...

Making Marshmallows into Mountains with Mothers and Daisies

Dear Girl Scouts, I will be at the Timber Ridge camp on February 23 (9:30-12:00) to interact with Mothers and their Daisies. I am excited to report that this event is full. However, I have been working with several Troops to bring this program to them. This...

Books and  Publications

Bad Things Can’t Stop The Best Things!

The healing words in this book, although written for a child’s understanding, speak into the hearts of adult survivors also. To be cherished, valued, understood and believed are no small things.

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