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Be Your Child’s Pocket Cheerleader- 5 Easy Steps

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 […]

By |April 24th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments
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Have A Hero and Be A Hero

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 […]

By |April 17th, 2017|Blog, Inspiring Stories|1 Comment
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The Advantage Special Needs Children Have Over Other Children

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 […]

By |April 10th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments
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National Crayon Day

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 […]

By |March 31st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments
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28,000 Martinis and Still Counting

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 […]

By |March 30th, 2017|Blog, Inspiring Stories|0 Comments
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As You Discover Your True Worth, Remain or Become Teachable

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 […]

By |March 24th, 2017|Blog, Inspiring Stories|0 Comments
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It’s Okay To Be You

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, […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|Blog, Inspiring Stories|0 Comments
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If You Stay Strong and Look At The Cup Half Full, Things Will Work Out

Kilee Gumbredt

My name is Kilee. I grew up in Utah. I am a single parent of a handsome boy who is now 5 years old. I’m also a professional cosmetologist. I enjoy helping people and making them happy. I have had a few challenges in my life, one being when I was a child my […]

By |March 8th, 2017|Blog, Inspiring Stories|0 Comments
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My Dad’s Encouraging Advice Changed Everything For Me

Amy King

My name is Amy, and I grew up in San Diego, California. Growing up school was always difficult for me. In elementary school, I struggled with basic math and writing. As the years progressed I remember getting further behind. I was always in the “beginning” classes, and I knew it. I was self-conscious about […]

By |March 6th, 2017|Blog, Inspiring Stories|1 Comment
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Hailey – What 152 Kids Taught Me

Hailey Achtor Nash
A teaching beginning
I’ve been called Miss Hailey, Miss Achter, and Mrs. Nash. I was born and raised in Layton, Utah and grew up with two sisters and one brother. Maybe it was the hours of “pretend school” we played with hand written worksheets and rotated turns of being “Principal Achter.” Maybe it was […]

By |March 4th, 2017|Blog, Inspiring Stories|3 Comments