Spice Is The Variety of Life

Dawn ThompsonChildren, Diversity

Here are some children’s books that are friendly and teach children about different skin colors. The Case for Loving discusses an interracial family and how they were treated in Virginia in the 60s. Celebrate Diversity welcomes children with different backgrounds and celebrates the things they may like, wear, and do. Why are People Different Colors? discusses skin difference as well. … Read More

Books for Your Child on Building Self-Esteem

Dawn ThompsonChildren, Self-Esteem

Some of My Favorite Books on Building Self Esteem. The Invisible Boy is a story that teaches how small acts of kindness can help children feel included and allow them to flourish. I Will Be Fierce! A powerful picture book about courage, confidence, kindness, and finding the extraordinary in everyday moments. Sedwick the Seagull is my award-winning book where a … Read More

David Hairabedian – Promoting These Books

Dawn ThompsonBlog, Children, Diversity, Fear, Uncategorized

David Hairabedian Promoting Some of My Children’s Books David Hairabedian is recognized as a marketplace minister, reaching and teaching people in the workplace in addition to speaking in conferences, seminars, and churches for more than 30 years. He is best known for his unique teaching gift that results in accelerated growth in the lives of those present. Holy Spirit signs and … 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

Goal Setting for Children

Segalo MediaBlog, Children

As we set goals for ourselves for the New Year, let’s remember to pass this same skill on to our children. Start them young how to be productive individuals. What goals are important to them? Is it improving their basketball shot? Keeping their room picked up? Or learning piano? (ok, it’s probably NOT the last one) Let’s show them how … Read More

Snow Days/Heat Days

Segalo MediaBlog, Children, Parenting

I have the type of job that when the weather gets icy, I can usually work from home. It turns into a very productive day, because I’m not interrupted by others and can get a lot accomplished. It’s also a time that I can throw dinner on, throw in a load of laundry and make sure my son is on-task … Read More

Exercise One, Two, Three

Segalo MediaBlog, Children

Taking some time for yourself is very stress reducing. Keeping ourselves healthy is very important. It’s hard to accomplish our day-to-day tasks if we don’t feel well or don’t have the energy to make it till the end of the day. As we begin 2018, start some exercise routine. Even if it’s only stretching, doing some sit ups or walking … Read More

Exercising Your Heart

Segalo MediaChildren, Uncategorized

Exercising Your Heart! Be good to your heart. It’s hard to parent and be fair to your children when you are upset, overloaded, stressed. Your heart needs taken care of with a little self-love, which will in turn, make you a better parent. What is your heart time? What makes you tick? Is it spending time with your children? Going … Read More

Exercising Your Brain

Segalo MediaBlog, Children

We’ve talked about getting up and moving more. We’ve talked about matters of the heart. Now let’s touch on Exercising Your Brain! Too often we get into the day-to-day routine, and let’s face it, we don’t burn up many brain cells when we throw in a load of laundry or feed the dog. Let’s carve out some time to pick … Read More

Building Self-Esteem in Children

Segalo MediaBlog, Children

Our job as parents is to equip our children to become good adults, and along the way develop healthy relationships and teach them how to develop healthy relationships. This all begins with helping them build a healthy self-esteem. We take great pains into purchasing the correct vitamins for their physical health and feeding them the right foods. We meal plan … Read More