How Beauty and Uniqueness Abound, Snowflakes and People Alike!

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I know; I know. We are so ready for spring! But on March 11, we had one more blast of snow at our Intergenerational Reading & Seeding event held at Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge in Westminster, Colorado.  Let’s face it, March is the snowiest month of the year in Colorado, and the night before … Read more

How are Intergenerational Groups of People and Floating Bubbles Alike?

How do bubbles and people compare? August 3, 2022 was another Intergenerational Reading & Seeding Event at Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge, Westminster Colorado.  We kicked it off by watching bubbles float while children described them.  We heard: They are pretty There’s so many They have different colors They are different shaped I can see … Read more

Why Intergenerational Connections Strengthens Compassion

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June 1 is Intergenerational Day Have you noticed interactions between young children and older people? Some interactions are cute and sweet. Other interactions show fear and confusion. The way to get positive exchanges between the generations is to bring them together, let them intermingle and enjoy time with each other. Time together reduces fear and intimidation while … Read more


Two books in the Cultivating Compassion in Children’s Series win the 2022 INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD (IPA).  The parenting book, Growing Compassionate Children: Grower’s Guide, wins the IPA Distinguished Favorite in the Parenting & Family Category.  Children’s book, Can Old Be Beautiful, wins the IPA Distinguished Favorite in the Children’s: Inspirational/Motivational. The competition is judged by … Read more

Love a Library Month

It’s Love a Library Month! There’s something about old libraries that I love, ones like Crested Butte Old Rock Library in Colorado! I visited there the day after I learned it’s “love a library month,” how coincidental is that!  This sweet library has the old town charm, being built as a schoolhouse originally in 1883, … Read more

New Book is Available – Growing Compassionate Children: Grower’s Guide

Growing Compassionate Children

The latest book, which is a book for parents or parents-to-be, is available on Amazon! Click on this link: It is a compilation of the blogs in the twelve steps of cultivating a compassionate child with a poem, highlighted quotes, and adorable pictures with each step. Thanks to Rebecca Finkle for designing a book that … Read more

Happy Dance – Last Two Books Published Receive Book Award

The last two books published in the Cultivating Compassion in Children Series, What’s Wrong With Grandpa and BaBa-Balu Belongs, Too win the Purple Dragonfly Award, an award for Children’s Books. BaBa-Balu Belongs, Too won honorable mentions in three categories, LGBT,  School Issues, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). This book is a story about a monarch … Read more