Chances are you’re a boy...that’s ok...go with me on this one; ‘mean girl’ is a state of mind; not gender specific. I have teenage daughters and I was a teenage girl myself. I know what bullying looks like from different angles. As a teen I was on the receiving end, I’ve doled it out in school yard retaliation, I advocated for my child when it rose to the level of such distress she didn’t even want to goto school. Bullying needs to be eradicated.
I thought at my age I’d tal
Every Monday for nearly three years I have published a blog with thoughts of hope, perseverance, and more than anything, belief. As a writer words are sacred to me. They are paint on my paintbrush. Words are my art form.
There are countless writing canvases covered with gorgeous artwork, but true masterpieces are glorious and rare. Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream speech” is such a masterpiece; it needs no commentary...only fresh eyes to read and an open heart to embrace
“What they don’t understand about birthdays and what they never tell you is when you’re eleven you’re also ten, and nine, and eight, and seven, and six, and five, and four, and three, and two, and one. And when you wake up on your eleventh birthday you expect to feel eleven but you don’t. You open your eyes and everything’s just like yesterday, only it’s today. And you don’t feel eleven at all. You feel like you’re still ten.
And you are- underneath the year that makes you e