62 Million Girls

“That’s where this issue gets personal for me, because I see myself in these girls. I see my daughters in these girls. These girls are OUR girls, and I simply cannot walk away from them.” — First Lady Michelle Obama

First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at the 2015 #GlobalCitizen Festival stage to announce the launch of the #62MillionGirls campaign, to raise awareness for the 62 million girls worldwide who lack access to education.

Teaching Children the Art of Negotiation and Ending Squabbles

2013-04-13 14.31.06.jpgSiblings squabble. My darling grand babies are no different. They are learning to interact with the world by interacting with each other. Both of these two possess precious hearts but sometimes they disagree. Don’t we all? Learning to share, finding peaceable solutions to conflict and dealing with irritations can be difficult. Even as adults we know how hard working together rather than against each other can be.

They love to come to my house and enjoy a bit of spoiling. They love to explore all the places I will be “grandmommie” and bend the day to day rules of home. We stay up late. We eat lots of sugar. We choose what we want for dinner minus any of the yucky stuff we don’t want to eat. It’s a short amount of time and well, it’s nothing but time for guilty pleasure.

They love to play on my iPad and…

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