Tag:  children


Remembering Fred Rogers

Remembering Fred Rogers

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, hosted by Fred Rogers, as an important part of my childhood. Through his kindness and caring, Fred Rogers has become a hero.


Little Actions

Little Actions

Little actions. Small kindnesses. A more beautiful world. With our own little actions we can have a large impact on the world around us. Let us do so.


Accept Me, Please

Accept Me, Please

Bullying is at epidemic rates here in the US. Some of the youth are now taking a stand against this terrible daily occurrence in so many lives.


Christmas Music

Christmas Music

One of the many things I love about Christmas and the Christmas season is Christmas music. Here are a few of my recent favorites for your enjoyment.


Superhero

Superhero

In his final days, his story blessed the lives of many all over the world. Ethan will always be remembered as the superhero who brought the world together.


Taking a Stand Against Slavery

Taking a Stand Against Slavery

As much as we wish slavery were the dark nightmare of the past, it unfortunately still haunts us today--destroying lives. We can do something about it.


The Songs Belong to Everyone

The Songs Belong to Everyone

Songs and music open our eyes and broaden our understanding in ways unlike anything else. They teach of human relationships and universal understanding.


Winning the War on Polio

Winning the War on Polio

January 13, 2014, India was declared polio-free by the World Health Organization. Five years ago, India accounted for half the new polio cases in the world.


Collaborating Education

Collaborating Education

The pre-dawn darkness is slowly folding back. I'm standing in the cold, the light dampness of misty rain ever pressing on my poncho and helmet. Off in ...


Embrace Creative Craft

Embrace Creative Craft

At the World Domination Summit this year, photographer Chase Jarvis presented a keynote that encouraged everyone to embrace creative craft in their lives.


I Believe in Creativity

I Believe in Creativity

Creativity and education go hand-in-hand. How we teach our children matters. How we continue to learn matters even more. We need creativity in our lives.


Marginalizing a Lie

Marginalizing a Lie

Tell your children to dream. Tell your children to pursue their dreams. Tell them it‚€™s okay for dreams to change, but not to be lost.


Living Life Awesome

Living Life Awesome

When I was a freshman at BYU, I lived in the dorms. Tacked to my bulletin board was a small 3‚€≥x5‚€≥ card that simply said, ‚€œLife is Good‚€.


One Day

One Day

I was interested to see that what was currently topping the list of most listened to music in iTunes was "One Day" by Matisyahu.


4th Graders, Plywood & Gamification

4th Graders, Plywood & Gamification

There‚€™s a growing trend known as gamification, perhaps you‚€™ve heard of it. Perhaps not.


I Can't Believe That's My Child

I Can't Believe That's My Child

The PS22 Chorus shows the importance of the teaching of the arts by someone passionate in our public schools.