Archive for January 22nd, 2009

  • Stash the Memories

    Take the time to soak in the experience, be it a major event or even just hanging out with friends. Stash the memories away!Heather

  • Footprints

    Everything in life has repercussions; be proud of the footprints you leave behind.Nicole

  • Love Who You Are

    I have an 11 year old daughter, who is a Cadette in GS.  If I could only give one piece of advice, it is "love who YOU are and be the best YOU".  Teenagers struggle so much with finding themselves and being accepted by their peers. If we teach them self'll all work itself out. If I could add a second piece of advice, it would be the Golden Rule...treat others as you want to be treated. That rule is priceless!Sara

  • Calm Down

    Don't jump to conclusions.  All it does is create unnecessary (and often imaginary!) problems.  Calm down, give the benefit of the doubt instead, and nine times out of ten you'll be pleasantly surprised.Alexandra

  • Respect

    Respect - for yourself, for others, for the world around you.  Rabbi Hillel, a great Jewish teacher, once said, “If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am not for others, what am I? And if not now, when?” If you don't respect yourself, why should others respect you?  If you don't respect others, what kind of person are you?  Start loving yourself right now, in a non-selfish, perfectly appropriate way, acknowledging your own self-worth.  Do all

  • Kids Need Reminding

    It's very simple..... kids need reminding.  They know what the right thing is and what the wrong thing is.  I try to get them to make good, healthy, safe and positive decisions for themselves. Janice

  • Life is Not Fair

    My teenage son will tell you the most important thing I taught him is LIFES NOT FAIR.Michael