Category Archives: New Author

Pregnant with Possibilities

This was something I came across while looking for Blog articles and information on pregnancy. It talks about the approach to fetal learning that happens  in other countries. Since, we are truly a melting pot in America and getting more so every day, I decided it would be a good thing to learn. Knowledge is […]

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Pregnant with Possibilities

Let’s look at three main ways that babies are thought to learn in the womb. ( See, I’m still convinced we can help our babies learn in utero). First, they learn by experiences. According to babycentre.com babies recognize familiar voices and music they heard in the womb, and are soothed by them after birth. They’re […]

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Grandparents Rule!

In a recent post I talked about the various reasons for grandparents to be involved in their grandchildren lives. My niece sent me some articles from The West Valley View Newspaper that serves Avondale, Buckeye, Goodyear, Litchfield Park and Tolleson, Arizona, that speaks just to that topic. They describe how the West Valley cities proclaimed […]

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Pregnant with Possibilities

Pregnant with Possibilities This information regarding what babies learn in utero comes from www.babycentre.co.uk. I read the article in October of 2015 and was so excited to read about what I completely have always believed. It begins by stating that “You womb is a sensory playground for your baby and from about ten weeks she […]

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Educational Diversity From Jo

According to Barbara Van Dahlen, founder and president of Give an Hour, “There are endless possibilities if you just step outside yourself a little bit”. I think we can use this quote to support the fact that we need to find new, diverse ways to deliver education. To me it helps me think about creating […]

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Grandparents rule!

Hello there, I have been thinking a lot about the role grandparents play in the lives of families today. For many years we became somewhat separated from our immediate families due to a variety of reasons- jobs, life style choices and numerous other issues. But, I am seeing more of a trend today for families […]

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Pregnant With Possobilities

This question, “Will my baby learn anything in the womb?” has elicited a wide variety of answers and has evolved considerably over time. Back in 1960 and 1963 when I was pregnant, there were not many, including doctors, who believed that learning occurred in the womb and actually they believed the very notion was foolish.All […]

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Balance

I’ve been thinking about all the stressors we have in our everyday lives- those things that are either too much to do or there is too little time to do it all in. There are the usual ones like family-do you have children, should you have children, and what about their education? How about parents? […]

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Grandparents Rule!

Hi there, I have decided to be somewhat preachy today because I am pretty concerned, not only about the quality of our education, but about the values and expectations we have for children. We have such a resource for teaching how we want our children to turn out in our grandparents. We may be older, […]

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Thoughts from Jo

For me the world just seems to get more overwhelming everyday and I wonder if I can ever say or do anything that might bring about change. After all, I am just a senior citizen who is retired and living a nice quiet life and what could I do that would help or bring about […]

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