The next step in personal growth … Performing in a scene from a play

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I have written before about personal growth and pushing oneself in order to grow. This has been my mantra and so far I feel that I have been doing this.

After completing my first acting course (Acting Level 1) last summer I could really feel how much I had grown. During Acting Level 2 this winter, I noticed that I was now often the first to volunteer for an exercise – this was the complete opposite of my first course where I was afraid to make a fool of myself. The end goal of this level was to perform in scene in front of friends and family. Mine was a scene from “The Prisoner of Second Avenue”, the scene where a husband and wife find out that their apt has been robbed.

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Funny things my kids have said …

Funny Kids Quotes

My kids are a constant source of amazement and laughter. Some of their comments just crack me up so much, I don’t know where they come from, so I just had to write them down somewhere – may as well be here! Most of the funny comments are about their lovely mom!

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Protecting kids in the social media and digital age

Kids and technology

Facebook, Twitter, Cellphones, Digital Cameras, Internet … With all this technology it becomes harder and harder to protect our kids. As a parent this has become of increasing interest and worry to me as my daughters grow up with all this technology. They are so proficient and can’t wait to get cellphones and set up social media accounts.

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Remembering the good times … missing a best friend

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A year ago I said goodbye to one of my best friends. She described me as “the brother she never knew she always wanted”, I described her as “the best friend I always wanted”.

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Kids … The joy of life

Sisters Different FlowersMy daughter is my best friend inspiration

A friend once told me that “you really don’t know what love is until you have kids”. I now agree, but would change that to “you don’t know how much you can love until you have kids”.

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Do I dream too much … Or just too big?

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I have been told that I am too idealistic, and a dreamer. Is it wrong to be this way? This is in relation to all aspects of my life, whether it be relationships, friendships or work.

I believe in that perfect relationship and strive to have it. I long for that perfect job and am pursuing my passion in order to find it. If we don’t dream then where does that leave us?

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Can people really change?

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I don’t know if people can change their fundamental personality but they can definitely change their behaviour.

How often have you tried to change somebody or have them try to change you? You can spend a lifetime trying to do this but to no avail, and this can be draining on both parties.

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