Posts Tagged: kids

Taking the Time to Raise Them

“I know I did the right thing by taking time off to raise my son.” ~ Arsenio Hall, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host, NAACP Image Award (1988) & American Comedy Award (1989)

Taking the Time to Raise Them

“I know I did the right thing by taking time off to raise my son.” ~ Arsenio Hall, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host, NAACP Image Award (1988) & American Comedy Award (1989)

Dad & Dependable

“All kids want from their dad is for them to be around – and to show up when they say they’re going to show up.” ~ Nicole Ari Parker, Actress

Dad & Dependable

“All kids want from their dad is for them to be around – and to show up when they say they’re going to show up.” ~ Nicole Ari Parker, Actress

Innocence of Kids

“Hold back the tide. Keep your kids innocent as long as possible.” ~ Tony Danza, a.k.a Antonio Salvatore Iadanza Actor, Television Personality, Tap Dancer, Boxer, Teacher

Innocence of Kids

“Hold back the tide. Keep your kids innocent as long as possible.” ~ Tony Danza, a.k.a Antonio Salvatore Iadanza Actor, Television Personality, Tap Dancer, Boxer, Teacher

Necessary, Destiny-Changing Tools

“When you give kids the tools necessary to change their destiny, it’s really empowering.” ~ Octavia Lenora Spencer, Actress, Author, Awards Recipient of BAFTA, Golden Globe, SAG, Critics’ Choice, and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (The Help, 2011) Hello,

Necessary, Destiny-Changing Tools

“When you give kids the tools necessary to change their destiny, it’s really empowering.” ~ Octavia Lenora Spencer, Actress, Author, Awards Recipient of BAFTA, Golden Globe, SAG, Critics’ Choice, and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (The Help, 2011) Hello,

Comfy in This Skin

“After all these years, I’ve done well and I’m cool. I feel comfortable in my skin, I’ve saved some paper, everybody’s healthy, my kids are beautiful and smart, doing different things, it’s all good.” ~ Eddie Murphy, Comedian, Actor, Writer,

Comfy in This Skin

“After all these years, I’ve done well and I’m cool. I feel comfortable in my skin, I’ve saved some paper, everybody’s healthy, my kids are beautiful and smart, doing different things, it’s all good.” ~ Eddie Murphy, Comedian, Actor, Writer,

It Changes Your Perspective

“The moment you have a child, in an instant your life is not for you, and your life is completely, 100 percent dedicated to another human being, and they will always come first. It changes you forever. It changes your

It Changes Your Perspective

“The moment you have a child, in an instant your life is not for you, and your life is completely, 100 percent dedicated to another human being, and they will always come first. It changes you forever. It changes your

Family, Love & Children

“It’s really all about family, love and the children for me. I work at that every day.” ~ Celine Dion, Singer, Founder of Nickels Restaurant & Philanthropist

Family, Love & Children

“It’s really all about family, love and the children for me. I work at that every day.” ~ Celine Dion, Singer, Founder of Nickels Restaurant & Philanthropist

Satisfied & Happy

I’m extremely happy in my life. I consider myself to be very blessed. I’ve three children, three grandchildren, I work, I travel, and I’m very happily married. I’m very satisfied and happy with my life and there really isn’t anything

Satisfied & Happy

I’m extremely happy in my life. I consider myself to be very blessed. I’ve three children, three grandchildren, I work, I travel, and I’m very happily married. I’m very satisfied and happy with my life and there really isn’t anything

Hours with Your Child(ren)

I am a full-time mom; that is my first job. The most important job ever. I started my business when he started school. When he is in school, I do my meetings, my sketches, and everything else. I cook him

Hours with Your Child(ren)

I am a full-time mom; that is my first job. The most important job ever. I started my business when he started school. When he is in school, I do my meetings, my sketches, and everything else. I cook him

Wonderful Children

“I’m a single parent, a working mother, an executive, and an author. My greatest accomplishment will be to raise three wonderful children.” ~ Ivana Trump, Businesswoman, Fashion Designer, Jewelry Designer, Author, & Fashion Model

Wonderful Children

“I’m a single parent, a working mother, an executive, and an author. My greatest accomplishment will be to raise three wonderful children.” ~ Ivana Trump, Businesswoman, Fashion Designer, Jewelry Designer, Author, & Fashion Model

The Grands: An Extraordinary Experience

“Just look at my face. Its an extraordinary experience. All of my friends who are grandparents have been saying, just wait, a bit cynically, but its just extraordinary. You feel like a child again yourself. Just walking on air.” ~

The Grands: An Extraordinary Experience

“Just look at my face. Its an extraordinary experience. All of my friends who are grandparents have been saying, just wait, a bit cynically, but its just extraordinary. You feel like a child again yourself. Just walking on air.” ~

Little Ones, Big Trees

“Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.” ~ Larry Wilde, Comedian, Actor, Speaker, Instructor & Publisher

Little Ones, Big Trees

“Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.” ~ Larry Wilde, Comedian, Actor, Speaker, Instructor & Publisher

Fatherhood: Natural & Enriching

“Fatherhood is a very natural thing; it’s not something that shakes up my life but rather it enriches it.” ~ Andrea Bocelli, Classical-Crossover Tenor, Singer, Songwriter & Record Producer

Fatherhood: Natural & Enriching

“Fatherhood is a very natural thing; it’s not something that shakes up my life but rather it enriches it.” ~ Andrea Bocelli, Classical-Crossover Tenor, Singer, Songwriter & Record Producer

The Christmases in Our Lives

“It’s true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back on all the Christmases in your life, you’ll find you’ve created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good and bad, are

The Christmases in Our Lives

“It’s true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back on all the Christmases in your life, you’ll find you’ve created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good and bad, are

Hanukkah & Christmas: We Do Both

“Well, because I have twin seven-year-old boys, I enjoy the gift giving stuff a great deal. We do both Hanukkah and Christmas, so it is a costly, though extremely pleasing proposition.” ~ Fred Melamed, Actor, Producer & Writer

Hanukkah & Christmas: We Do Both

“Well, because I have twin seven-year-old boys, I enjoy the gift giving stuff a great deal. We do both Hanukkah and Christmas, so it is a costly, though extremely pleasing proposition.” ~ Fred Melamed, Actor, Producer & Writer

Quote by Rita F. Pierson, "Every child deserves a champion --- an adult who will ... "

Be a Champion

“Every child deserves a champion — an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can become the best that they can possibly be.” ~

Quote by Rita F. Pierson, "Every child deserves a champion --- an adult who will ... "

Be a Champion

“Every child deserves a champion — an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can become the best that they can possibly be.” ~

Friends, Family, Good Health & Louboutins

“At Thanksgiving, I always start at the top of my list and say I’m grateful for friends, family and good health. Then, I get more superficial… like being thankful for my Louboutins.” ~ Christie Brinkley a.k.a Christie Lee Hudson, Super-Model,

Friends, Family, Good Health & Louboutins

“At Thanksgiving, I always start at the top of my list and say I’m grateful for friends, family and good health. Then, I get more superficial… like being thankful for my Louboutins.” ~ Christie Brinkley a.k.a Christie Lee Hudson, Super-Model,

Everything We Say

“Everything we say signifies; everything counts, that we put out into the world. It impacts on kids, it impacts on the zeitgeist of the time.” ~ Meryl Streep, Actress & Singer

Everything We Say

“Everything we say signifies; everything counts, that we put out into the world. It impacts on kids, it impacts on the zeitgeist of the time.” ~ Meryl Streep, Actress & Singer

Good Actions

“Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.” ~ Plato, Philosopher & Founder of the Academy in Athens

Good Actions

“Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.” ~ Plato, Philosopher & Founder of the Academy in Athens

Silencing the Voice

“Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition it has only one way to go and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all

Silencing the Voice

“Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition it has only one way to go and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all

A Grateful Heart

“Your grateful heart opens the door for many more blessings to come.” ~ Victoria Osteen, Co-Pastor, Author, Philanthropist & Founder, Lakewood Church Women’s Ministry

A Grateful Heart

“Your grateful heart opens the door for many more blessings to come.” ~ Victoria Osteen, Co-Pastor, Author, Philanthropist & Founder, Lakewood Church Women’s Ministry

Making Differences

“Being a working mom, you want to make a difference in our schools, which is making a difference in our children and ultimately it’s making a difference in our community.” ~ Kimora Lee Simmons, Fashion Designer, Philanthropist, Perfumier, Author &

Making Differences

“Being a working mom, you want to make a difference in our schools, which is making a difference in our children and ultimately it’s making a difference in our community.” ~ Kimora Lee Simmons, Fashion Designer, Philanthropist, Perfumier, Author &

UnSung, UnPraised, UnNoticed, Yet 1 Most Valuable

“A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.” ~ William Franklin “Billy” Graham, Jr., Evangelist, Orator & Author

UnSung, UnPraised, UnNoticed, Yet 1 Most Valuable

“A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.” ~ William Franklin “Billy” Graham, Jr., Evangelist, Orator & Author

Every Color In It

“Lunch is a big huge salad with every color in it; from leafy greens to purple, to herbs, fresh cut herbs mixed into it for flavor. I vary what I toss into it. Sometimes it might be lentils and chopped

Every Color In It

“Lunch is a big huge salad with every color in it; from leafy greens to purple, to herbs, fresh cut herbs mixed into it for flavor. I vary what I toss into it. Sometimes it might be lentils and chopped

Of Every Relationship & Every Institution.

… a clear, meaningful purpose and compelling ethical principles evoked from all participants should be the essence of every relationship, and every institution.” ~ Dee Ward Hock, Founder & former CEO of Visa

Of Every Relationship & Every Institution.

… a clear, meaningful purpose and compelling ethical principles evoked from all participants should be the essence of every relationship, and every institution.” ~ Dee Ward Hock, Founder & former CEO of Visa