Diversity and Hope

Dawn ThompsonDiversity, Empowerment

We’ve come a long way… We haven’t come far enough… Both of these statements convey my feelings, and I’m sure many other people. I wasn’t around when our world became so polarized, hating different races, but I believed it began way before America was born, and since America was birthed out of peoples from various countries, we are bound to … Read More

Building Self-Esteem in Children

Dawn ThompsonChildren, Self-Esteem, Uncategorized

I like to look at resources for children that build self-esteem. It is important for children to have a positive image of themselves, so they can be successful in life. Too many times, the images that they are see are of perfection, that have been photo shopped or touch upped and are not real life. Children cannot live up to … Read More

Being a Life-Long Learner

Dawn ThompsonNon-Fiction, Self-Help, Women

I love to write. I love to read. Over the years, I have found that I am not a huge fiction fan but lean toward self-help. I’ve been accused of being way too serious and rather boring with my reading, and from time-to-time I do change it up a bit. I guess I always loved school (I used to cry … Read More

Resources to Assist in Family Preservation, Foster Care, Adoption

Dawn ThompsonUncategorized

One of my books, Double Trouble, address how all families look different. Families are not just a mom, dad and children anymore, but often can be made up other people who help raise children. Some of those people can be neighbors, step parents, grand parents, etc. Others that may be involved are foster parents or adoptive parents. Below are a … Read More