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"The Godchild" - Exclusive interview with Philip Spink, director and creator of "The Godchild" movie.
Left in the care of a nun, a child with supernatural powers embarks on a journey across space and time in search of his mother. THE GODCHILD movie takes us on a spiritual and sci-fi trip around the world and makes us ask the question - where is love? We sat down with the Philip Spink, the creator of this movie to discuss the special meanings behind this incredible family-friendly movie. Read on, and at the end of the interview learn how you can win a copy of THE GODCHILD on DVD!
The Do's and Don'ts of Teaching Kids Self -Control
Self-control is a skill that enables a person to discern what is right from wrong. It is the ability to keep emotions from becoming overwhelming, to stay focused, delay impulses and actively problem solve instead of reacting to a situation. Here are some do's and don'ts of teaching self-control.
Child Identity Theft: A Growing Concern
In the same way that you can't protect your children from every bruise and scrape, you can't entirely remove the risk of identity theft. You can, however, prevent or soften the fall if it does happen by following these steps.
Retool your Parenting
The concept of reinventing oneself and learning new skills is vital for obtaining employment. Consider for a moment how the concept of reinventing oneself can also be applied to parenting. Learning new parenting skills is vital to the role of raising responsible children in today's world. Keep these suggestions in mind as you look to retool your parenting.
Handling the Interruption Disruption
Do your children interrupt you when you're talking? If so, then you're experiencing a common frustration for many parents: the interruption disruption. So what can parents do about this situation? How do we get our children to stop interrupting without sending them the message that we don't want to hear what they have to say? To help your children learn to curb the interrupting habit, start with these steps.
I Yike Hammers
When humorist Joanne Palmer was pregnant with her son, she had great expectations. She'd whispered to her big belly, "You're going to hate math; love books." For months, she imagined the two of them curled up on the couch reading all the books she'd loved as a childâ€”Stuart Little, Charlotte's Web and maybe even a Nancy Drew. There was no doubt in her mind he would grow up to be a sensitive English professor (with the smoldering appeal of Johnny Depp, of course.) Then he was born.
Go Ahead: Take My Day
Every seven minutes, someone's identity is stolen. So, asks humorist Joanne Palmer, why did they forget her? If anyone would like to be her, she'll gladly give you her social security number, checking account number, the keys to her house and her banged-up, 1995 Subaru with over 100,000 miles on it. Here's a sample of what you'll get.
Survey Highlights The Importance of Teaching Children Good Social Skills
Your 4-year-old may already know how to tie her own shoelaces and spell out her first and last names. But as preschool looms around the corner, are you worried how well she'll fit in with the rest of the classroom?
Mothers and fathers, but especially mothers seem to have the ability to know their children with uncanny accuracy. There is an unspoken connection between a parent and child that bypasses logic and reason. This is commonly referred to as mother's intuition and it can empower a parent with almost phenomenal abilities.
Motherhood & More
Women are often defined by their relationships to others, and, for most of history, women followed the single-lane path from being a father's daughter to a husband's wife to a child's mother. Most adult women are mothers, but each one of us is a mother and more. It's important for men and society-at-large to understand that truth, but it's essential for women to accept that they needn't be solely defined byâ€”or worseâ€”consumed by, motherhood. Each of us would be more content in our daily lives, and collectively more supportive of one another, if we abandoned the head games that accompany our work as mothers.