An Irish Summer 2: In Children’s Books

Also, see https://eileenmoynihan.wordpress.com/kids-and-teens-fan-club/ When I Was Young... It was my Irish father who introduced me to the books written by Patricia Lynch. She was a writer who wrote in my father's time and mine. One of her best known books is 'The Turf-Cutter's Donkey.' 'Patricia Lynch (1898-1972), children's author, was born in Cork. The family… Continue reading An Irish Summer 2: In Children’s Books

Blossom 2: Developing and growing into something beautiful.

Also, see https://eileenmoynihan.wordpress.com/kids-and-teens-fan-club/ The Old Man Who Made The Trees Blossom A Tale from JapanAs retold by Alton Chung ( Warning: Death of a dog but an uplifting story) Once upon a time, there was a very kind old man and his wife living in a certain village. Next door to them lived a very mean… Continue reading Blossom 2: Developing and growing into something beautiful.

Letting Your Light Shine 4: Using Your Talent And Skills As A Writer

What Is Your Particular Talent or Skill As A Writer? Writers write they say. Some of us write fiction and others write facts. Some write poetry and some write prose. Some can write for children, some for magazines. We all write in different genres and styles. Some are good at blogging and some at short… Continue reading Letting Your Light Shine 4: Using Your Talent And Skills As A Writer

Letting Your Light Shine 3: Helping Children Discover Their Strengths

3 Elements That Help Form A Strength 1. Performance (being good at something). Watch for when your child shows rapid learning, a repeated pattern of success, and performance that is above age expectations or much stronger than their other skills.2. Energy (feeling good doing it). Strengths are self-reinforcing: The more we use them, the more we get… Continue reading Letting Your Light Shine 3: Helping Children Discover Their Strengths

Let Your Light Shine 2: Finding Out Who You Are

Also see https://eileenmoynihan.wordpress.com/kids-and-teens-fan-club/ Who Am I? Make up your own poem I am ........................ I want ...................... I worry about ..................... I understand ......................... I believe in .......................... I dream of ....................... I am good at ..................... This is me Finding Your Talents And Using Them Some people are good at sports and others wish… Continue reading Let Your Light Shine 2: Finding Out Who You Are