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24 04, 2017
  • Be somebody's hero

Be Your Child’s Pocket Cheerleader- 5 Easy Steps

By |April 24th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Every child needs someone who believes in them. This person must be willing to get behind them and tell them they can do things, especially when things get tough. Does this mean you need to follow your child around with pompoms and chant pep rally cheers to them? Of course not; it means you need […]

17 04, 2017
  • Heroes

Have A Hero and Be A Hero

By |April 17th, 2017|Blog, Inspiring Stories|1 Comment

It doesn’t matter how old you are! Children, teens and adults, want heroes, someone to look up to. Many heroes have had challenges. Some of the challenges are physical while others may be mental or emotional. Since this month is Autism Awareness Month, I chose to focus on heroes who have/had challenges but overcame them […]

10 04, 2017
  • self

The Advantage Special Needs Children Have Over Other Children

By |April 10th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

All children enter this life with an abundance of needs. They need to be loved, nurtured, fed, clothed and educated along with many other needs to prepare them for life. Children with special needs are those who have a developmental, physical or medical difficulty that requires care beyond that required by their peers. Some cases […]

31 03, 2017
  • children, activities for kids

National Crayon Day

By |March 31st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Today is National Crayon Day. This brings a celebration of decades of creativity that has been influenced by those fun, mini cylinders full of waxy colors. It also brings back memories of opening that brand new box of crayons! Am I the only one who liked seeing the fresh points of each new crayon as it […]

30 03, 2017
  • Eleanor Wasson

28,000 Martinis and Still Counting

By |March 30th, 2017|Blog, Inspiring Stories|0 Comments

Eleanor Wasson

“We are put on this Earth to learn a lesson so we can evolve.”

I had asked my long-time friend and college bestie to participate in my Wonderful Women series. It didn’t take Suzanne long to get back with me, but she didn’t want me to write about the many incredible things she has done […]

29 03, 2017
  • Beth nesossis

Inspiration Can Come Even During The toughest times

By |March 29th, 2017|Inspiring Stories|0 Comments

Phyllis, Libby and Mark are very close and devoted to their mother, Beth (short for Elizabeth). Beth grew up in Jackson, Mississippi. At the age of 88, she has seen and lived through many of the changes in the United States. If you think about it, 88 years ago, many households didn’t have indoor bathrooms […]

25 03, 2017
  • Jo

The Unbound Survivor

By |March 25th, 2017|Inspiring Stories|0 Comments

Jos-Madelaine Standing aka known to simply go by “Jo” is a born and raised Virginian. As a teenager accepted into a world renown school in New York City she lived in multiple major U.S. cities before moving to Canada for nearly ten years where she studied both the creative and fine arts at Universities, Colleges and […]

24 03, 2017
  • amanda

As You Discover Your True Worth, Remain or Become Teachable

By |March 24th, 2017|Blog, Inspiring Stories|0 Comments

Amanda Carlson

Brief background
I grew up in Utah. Got married shortly after graduating high school took one semester of college, and then quit when asked by new husband at that time to stop going and spend the time with him.

Challenges I overcame proved to myself I could do it
The first hurdle was starting the company. The […]

22 03, 2017
  • Sandra Showalter

It’s Okay To Be You

By |March 22nd, 2017|Blog, Inspiring Stories|0 Comments

Sandra Showalter

Captures the photographic memories of a lifetime.

Sandra lives in Houston, Texas.  She owns her own photographic studio, It’s Your Turn Photography. Although I have yet to meet her in person, we have been participating in a professional photographers group that my uncle, Geof got me into “Fortbenders Photographers”. Sandra’s photographic work is very inspiring, […]

21 03, 2017
  • Diane Chatterton

My Power Came Back To Me Incrementally

By |March 21st, 2017|Inspiring Stories|0 Comments

Diane Chatterton

I was born in Santa Ana, California.  I am the second of four children and the only girl. My family moved to Tucson, Arizona at the end of 4th grade and this is where my most formative years took place.  I was always super outgoing, super busy and super involved.  I was a cheerleader for 5 years, cheering every […]