motivation monday: connection is power

by Barb on August 11, 2013

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As Rachel of The Tao of Poo notes, young children have no preconceived expectations when it comes to interacting with others. They’re open; they’re honest; they share their finds. There are no worries about rejection, or not being heard. Young children give their gifts of golden leaves, and adults accept them with all due reverence.


Was I always too shy to hand out leaves when I was little? Or did I become self-conscious somewhere along the way? I have a feeling it was the latter.

Motivation Monday

I will come by and visit sometime this week, and I usually pin or tweet them out so we can all get a little bit more exposure for all of our hard work!!

Because I love meeting new people and sharing, this post is linked to:

Mama Moments Monday, The Gathering Spot

Meet Barb

Barb Hoyer has written 3849 posts.

After working in the fundraising world for over ten years, Barb is an avid runner, writer, photographer, parent volunteer, and lover of dictionaries and thesauruses. Wife to an engineer and mom to 5 kids, Barb lives in the suburbs of Philly. Her idea of relaxation is an afternoon on the couch with a stack of books.

(Oh! And if you found this helpful, would you do us a favor and pin it or share it on Facebook so that other moms and dads can see it, too? THANK YOU! :) 

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Barbara Isaac August 12, 2013 at 7:14 am

I absolutely LOVE the picture of the leaf and the eye; so well done!
Barbara Isaac recently posted..Sloppiness


Barb August 12, 2013 at 9:32 am

Thank you! It was one of those spur of the moment shots. Plus my daughter is a fantastic model – very photogenic.


Lauren August 12, 2013 at 12:21 pm

Hi Barb!
I just found your link-up so I decided to join in with you! I’m Lauren, and I blog over at Oatmeal with a Fork. I’m sharing my Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies today. Thank you so much for hosting, and I look forward to more fun Mondays!
Lauren recently posted..One Bowl Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (Oil-Free)


Barb August 13, 2013 at 10:48 am

Welcome! Your cookies sound delicious!


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