Tag Archives: education

08 Mar

  In the story of One of Seventeen, the main character Caitlin had a short romantic weekend that led to her marriage to James. Although they consummated their love and commitment before their wedding ceremony the day in the small chapel in Maryland, the book implies that they were wedded first. Because one publisher required that no pregnancy precede the wedding, the original story was tweaked. But on page 39, 3rd paragraph, it unveils the secret and the truth, and this was not an error in wording, but a hint that Caitlin and James were intimate before their…..

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07 Dec

 Photo Credit: A piece of my father, Carmen DeNofa’s beautiful artwork, Suffer the Little Children to Come Unto Me, that once hung on the walls of Saint Martin of Tours Church.   With 23 years between my two children, I entered a different world in 1995 when my second child was born. As an old-schooled mom, I wasn’t familiar and grew terribly confused by the aggressive parenting style I encountered the second time around. But I continued raising my second…..

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27 Oct

“I am beginning to suspect all elaborate & special systems of education. They seem to me to be built upon supposition that every child is an idiot who must be taught to think. Whereas, if the child is left to himself, he will think more and better, if less showily. Let him come and go freely, let him touch real things and combine his impressions for himself…” ‒Helen Keller Those with a formal higher education who have earned degrees worked…..

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02 Oct

Fairly New Theory Has a Name Shortly after becoming a member on Red Room, I began posting my personal experiences of finding a genre that was related to my book Imprinted Wisdom that I was working on at that time. I realized now that I kept questioning myself, since I honestly didn’t fit into any one genre, religion, or organization until I found the Society of Emotional Intelligence. It dawned on me that emotional intelligence is the genre of all our stories. I have…..

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