February 6, 2011 – “Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” Thomas Jefferson Well, of course you knew it was coming….more work on the part of us as parenting partners!! I would like to re-frame the word “work,” into a multi-textured, creative, expressive, frame called LOVE in ACTION!!! Often times we get lost on our parenting journey, and instead of asking for directions, we begin to resort back to our OLD ways, practices that feel familiar, but truly did not work for a positive end!! We may even decide that “this is just the way it is going to be,” or “my child will never….” or “maybe I am not cut out to be this child’s BEST parent.,” well I choose to take a stand for each of US today, a STAND to ACT…to play it forward…to truly define you as the parent you are CALLED to BE or BECOME!!! My “INTENTIONS” come from my heart…actually the deep waters of my soul…we are in this together and we must keep moving forward!! Prepare your heart…when we take a stand and declare our intentions, it means that NO MATTER what we, will continue to pour into our children at the rate THEY were created to receive. We will choose to leave our “old” ways/patterns behind, and begin to stand for WHO these little cherubs are and are becoming. We no longer have to listen to outside voices, but instead we can be firm in our own hearts that WE ARE DOING ALL THAT WE CAN!!! It is time to reflect on “Who” you will be remembered for as your cherub’s parent…?? Could you imagine your legacy being discussed as one that LOVED without measure…one that went way outside of the box, and BELIEVED in greatness for your cherub? This is a commitment…oh do I know this to be TRUTH…but it is one that can CHANGE the world…one that can make a difference for all that are watching your life!! It is time for ACTION…take some new steps to scaffold your cherub up to his/her next developmental rung on the ladder!! If your cherub is struggling with a new skill find something that is or was a favorite and get creative…as you can see by the new picture we are INCREASING literacy through drama…Oh how I love that “cat in HER hat!” She has learned how to speak into young children’s lives…exactly the way hers was spoken into…this is a great example of HOW it works. Declare your intentions, act, wait, and see the FRUIT of your labor…it truly is a labor of LOVE!!! Traveling with you, standing firm for YOU…. –DK
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