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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

Happiness (3): In Writing Happy Characters And Scenes

Happy Characters We are all drawn to happy people in life and always hope for happiness for the characters in books that we have empathy with. But usually, those characters have to earn that happiness by going through many trials and tribulations, or else they might seem a bit bland. Amanda Patterson (https://www.writerswrite.co.za/amanda-patterson/) lists 7… Continue reading Happiness (3): In Writing Happy Characters And Scenes

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade: A Highlight Of The Irish Cultural And Religious Celebration

Photo by Lalin Swaris. John Kelly from Longford as St. Patrick Time To Celebrate Again For the first time since 2019, Ireland was able to celebrate the religious and public holiday with parades, dancing and music. The country was given an extra-long weekend from Thursday, March 17 to Sunday, March 20. St Patrick's Day was… Continue reading The St. Patrick’s Day Parade: A Highlight Of The Irish Cultural And Religious Celebration