The Scary Trend in Children’s Dance

Educate yourself about hyper-sexualization in children’s dance

If your daughter wants to take dance class, pick a company who’s conservative both in song selections and wardrobe choices to encourage modesty.

from contributing writer Mary Bawden

Have you bought flowers for that ‘special dancer?’ Each year I enjoy the dance recital of my two granddaughters at the Dance Foundation. At their most recent recital, their dances were titled ‘Whispering Wind’ (ballet), ‘Enchanted Rain’ (ballet), and ‘Trumpets and Horns’ (tap). It was a wonderful time to celebrate how the positive aspects of dance have affected them. Research shows that dance classes develop advanced skills in creativity, problem solving, communication, risk taking, high ordered thinking, and social awareness.

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The Shocking 7 Faces of Social Media

Social Media can be a useful tool but it can also be as addictive as alcohol, nicotine, and gambling.

Social media can connect us and be used as a powerful tool. Very often, however, it can be addictive and lead to a state of depression and loneliness.

from contributing writer Blu Wyatt

Scroll, scroll, scroll….

read, read, read….

like, love, comment…

scroll, message, follow…

scroll, unfollow (too many food pics)…

scroll, repost, watch, collect…

then I finally find time to record, filter and share my own stuff.

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How to Teach Your Kids Manners in a Fun, Impactful Way!

Hollywood Insider: Ep 16

Are you needing help on how to teach your kids manners? Judi The Manners Lady has great books and songs that make learning manners easy, memorable and fun!

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International speaker, author, TV personality, The Manners Lady – Judi Vankevich is the President of The Manners Club & Life Skills International and Executive Director of the International Center for Manners & Civility. She’s been speaking around the globe for 24 years on how to raise Godly children in a fun, impactful way. Watch this clip and you will know why she’s called The Manners Lady!

Episode 16: Inspiring and equipping this generation of kids, teens and parents to live with character, integrity and respect.

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The Importance of Nurturing Your Child’s Giftings!

Hollywood Insider: Ep 6

Are you stuck on how to recognize and nurture your child’s giftings? Cindy Harmon, American Idol winner Trent Harmon’s mom tells us what to look for!

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HOLLYWOOD INSIDER with Tina Marie. Today’s guest is Cindy Harmon – American Idol Winner Trent Harmon’s mom! A business owner, former school teacher and children’s musical director.

Episode SIX – Nurture your child’s giftings so they may impact the world for Christ!

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Resurrect Your Dreams!

Do something WILD this week!

You are NEVER too old, too pregnant, too modest, too tall or have too many kids (and any other excuses you give yourself) to NOT resurrect your dreams!

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Have you ever felt like you’ve missed your opportunity to pursue your dreams? Think again!

Several months ago, I did something wild. My friend Mary told me about a TV series that will be shooting in our small town here in Missouri this summer. Having the love of acting still in my blood, I called one of the locations where some scenes will be shot to do a little research. However, the man couldn’t tell me any production information or shoot dates due to confidentiality. I could have hung up the phone and said “Well, I tried.” Instead, I sat there for a moment and thought, “That’s it. What do I have to lose. I’m googling the production company for this project and giving them a buzz!”

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