My Kids Taught Me The Key to Joy

The things that raise my spirits are small and often considered insignificant.  It was my children who taught me how to live in the present moment with joy. I couldn’t help but learn how to live as a child of God because I was surrounded by a crew of little people who greeted each morning…… Continue reading My Kids Taught Me The Key to Joy

Children of the World Through Artist’s Eyes

This is a tiny sample of the some of the beautiful paintings and photos from my Pinterest board called “painting children”. I had to force myself to choose these few images, leaving behind even more moving, funny, or sensitive portrayals of the children of the world. To discover more go to https://www.pinterest.com/motherofnine9/painting-children/ by Greg not Greg

Mothering

 Raising children is definitely not a default chore for women who were not successful in the world of business, power and wealth. . . Exactly how society forms the next generation will directly influence the kind of society they turn create. . Do we want a world focused only on the accumulation of wealth? Are…… Continue reading Mothering

From Her Drawingboard

Victoria’s Art : This Australian artist captures every  fleeting nuance of children’s expressions. I was delighted to stumble on her work on Facebook, through a friend and fellow art lover who wants to see this artist become well-known.   A sense of kid’s fragility comes through many of the portraits.            …… Continue reading From Her Drawingboard

Walt Disney on Children

The American child is a highly intelligent human being characteristically sensitive, humorous, open-minded, eager to learn, and has a strong sense of excitement, energy, and healthy curiosity about the world in which he lives. Lucky indeed is the grown-up who manages to carry these same characteristics into adult life. It usually makes for a happy…… Continue reading Walt Disney on Children