One of the great things about reading Sherlock Holmes again as an adult is seeing the stories in a whole new way.Continue reading →
It is important to raise independent children. They are the ones who can think for themselves. Independent children become adults who make the world better than they found it.
A short time ago I was speaking with a colleague about college students. She was telling me that 7 of the 8 young people who lived on her street did not finish their first year at college. These young people had been raised in a very posh, well established suburban town near my own. They had enormous advantages – wealthy parents, excellent schools, and wonderful opportunities at every turn. Yet they could not finish the first year of college.
It is sensational to read a book and learn all about being independent and in control of your life.
I first heard of Sherlock Holmes when I was about ten years old. I was captivated by stories like, A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of the Four, and The Curse of the Baskervilles. There were more Saturday afternoons than I can count spent with Holmes and his friend Watson. In my ten year old mind, Holmes was an extraordinary figure. He was independence personified.
The detectives at Scotland Yard always wanted Holmes’s help. He helped of course, but in his on way and in his own time. Holmes had a way of looking at facts, items, and situations like no one else. One person would look at you and think you were sloppy and didn’t care about your appearance. Holmes would look at you and notice that you were up all night with a sick child, you have two cats, three dogs, and ran out of milk this morning. It was incredible. He had his own way of looking at things.Continue reading →
! It is magnificent to take action now so that you can be independent and determine your altitude. Some people sit and complain that the life they want is beyond their reach. Other people are satisfied with the way … Continue reading →
It is magnificent to take action now so that you can be independent and determine your altitude.Continue reading →
It is sensational to read a book that gives a different view of independence.Continue reading →
You can find serenity in teaching your children to be independent, but be child specific in your lessons.Continue reading →
It is terrific to know that technology can help you be independent by putting a world of information in your hands.Continue reading →