Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Learning Oppotunities

One of the beautiful facts about living is the certainty that learning will follow us to the end of our days. At no point in time will we ever stop learning. This is exciting news because it confirms the evidence that as time passes things change, requiring us to acquire new knowledge as we adapt and grow. One of the beautiful facts about living is the certainty that learning will follow us to the end of our days. At no point in time will we ever stop learning. This is exciting news because it confirms the evidence that as time passes things change, requiring us to acquire new knowledge as we adapt and grow.

Change Is an Effective Teacher
Change forces us to learn things that we wouldn't otherwise. It's a teacher that requires us to take the time to get familiar with things that we wouldn't on our own, perhaps just to meet a need. We do what is needed to learn a new skill or accomplish a new goal which in turn elevates our life, even though that may not have been the original intent. We may get a new job to increase our earnings and that job may require us to obtain a hazmat certification. Our obligation to feed our family will more than likely motivate us to study and earn that certification.

The Benefit of the Ages
We live in a world filled with people of all ages. This offers an excellent opportunity for learning because each generation has a different story to tell. The old provide the valuable backdrop for both past and present history, while the young give us a unique in the moment look at the world as it is today. Both perspectives are immensely valuable and provide us with a view we would otherwise not be privy to without each other.

Learning is guaranteed for everyone, from the day we are born until the day we die. To live is to learn. We can not fully function without learning. Learning is an integral part of survival. As sure as the sun rises and sets on this earth, change is a constant force that pushes us to learn, adapt, and change as needed. Change is the teacher we often dread but must learn from. The old and the young play a central part in the whole learning process because both possess knowledge that the other doesn't. When the two can come together and exchange experiences from their unique perspectives much is gained. The process of living is a resource for learning, just as we are to each other.


Friday, September 16, 2016

Music Upgrade in the Church

It’s always a good thing for me to update our musical instrument in the church because quality instrument brings about good music. Praise and worship wouldn’t be so good without a good musicality and with that a clear and good-sounding background instrument is the only solution. Well our church is not rich as its members are ordinary people only but we strive hard to save money to invest on the things we need in our fellowship. 

The ministers had their special meeting to give attention on how we can source out funds for new musical instruments and they came up with a timeline that will give ample period for the members to give their share. Since we all want an inspiring singing during our Sunday and Wednesday fellowship it’s not hard to ask for pledges from all of us. Just now I was browsing through avalon u5 and some other equipment and accessories that would be a nice addition to the instruments we’re planning to buy.


Monday, September 12, 2016

Learning Your Craft

Learning is a good way to let your mind grow with knowledge and be skilled as well. There are various ways on how you can learn but you should focus first on what field you want to study based on your interest and capabilities. Knowing these things help a lot in reaching your goal because you’ll be guided in the right path of your life. Learning is difficult in the first stage but you’ll get used to it and come to like the benefits despite the challenges. 

It’s just the same as music. When you want to be good in playing musical instruments you’ll start the difficult first stage of studying the basics then slowly you’ll be able to play simple notes and chords. As your learning stages move up you’ll be able to enjoy playing simple music up to doing the complex ones. As you go along your music education you will not just enjoy what you are doing but you will master your craft as well. Some sites will be able to help you along the way like musiciansfreind and some others that will give you insights on variety of musical instruments and accessories that you will want to use.


Friday, September 9, 2016

Open Attitude on Alternative Styles of Learning

Sometimes conventional methods of engaging a child in learning don't work. It is during these moments that we have to be open-minded enough to consider alternative methods of learning. Sometimes we forget that learning can be fun and we become too rigid in the methods that we use to teach. Although most children do well with traditional methods of learning, every once in a while we are challenged to find other tools and methods to encourage and promote learning.

The Power of Observation
If you struggle with a child who has lost interest in learning, it is best to let go of the struggle and simply observe. What does the child enjoy doing? How does he usually approach enjoyable tasks? Does he or she seem to learn by watching, visual, or doing, hands on? Could it possibly be a combination of both? Once you ease up a little and allow the child to learn freestyle until you can figure out what type of learner he is, tension melts away making way for observations that yield answers.

Asking Questions
Once the tension from struggling has subsided, a lot of room is left for relaxed open-ended questions. The answers to these questions should unveil many solutions and ideas for a more personalized approach to learning. Once the atmosphere becomes more relaxed and stress-free the child may feel that his or her ideas are being considered. This often leads to a more open and cooperative learner.

Listening for Clues
Most children are vocal about their feelings regarding everything. Take the time to listen. Once you've heard what the child has to say and you understand it, use the information as a springboard for improved and personalized methods of learning. For example, if a 12-year-old expresses interest in reading a journal of dentistry, resist the urge to judge anything the child is saying. Instead, use the child's interests as a vehicle to teach as much as possible. Just listen. If you can figure out the child's attitudes and beliefs about learning, you are in a much better position to talk about them and perhaps dispel those beliefs.

An open and non-judgemental atmosphere are what a child needs when it comes to learning. Taking the time to listen and observe how the child learns, what methods are problematic, and what methods work, are all effective. Most importantly, an open attitude toward alternative styles of teaching and learning is key to nurturing a healthy educational environment.


Thursday, September 8, 2016

Clear Braces In The Mouth

When you think about braces, you probably think about the metal brackets in the mouth that are sometimes not very attractive. You're often restricted as to what you can eat and what should be avoided so that you don't break the brackets. Clear braces Clayton MO dentists and orthodontists offer are an option. The clear braces are a benefit for those who don't want a mouth full of metal. They really aren't braces at all as they are plastic trays that fit over the teeth. The trays will need to be changed every few weeks as the teeth move. This often means that you won't have the clear braces as long as you would traditional braces as the teeth sometimes move in a shorter amount of time. The orthodontist will make a mold of the teeth at the fist visit and often use a computer program to make the trays for each visit after that depending on how the teeth shift.

The aligners can be removed while you're eating. For those who don't want to give up popcorn, chips and the other foods that are frowned upon with traditional braces, then this is a huge benefit of clear braces. If you want to chew gum during the day, you can take the aligners out of the mouth, chew the gum for a short time, and put the aligners back in the mouth so that they can continue to straighten the teeth.

Removing the aligners also makes it easier to clean the teeth. You can brush and floss like normal, placing the aligners back in the mouth once you're done. This will help to keep the teeth healthy and sparkling while they are being straightened. It also makes it easier to visit the dentist and get the teeth cleaned as the dentist won't have to deal with getting around the brackets in the mouth. With metal brackets, some food particles can hide where with clear braces, you can prevent bacteria from building on the teeth since you can clean the teeth in a better manner. The aligners can be removed at night for a short time so that you sleep comfortably, but it's advised that you leave the aligners in the mouth for as long as possible.


Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Invisible Bookshelf

Source: via Race on Pinterest

We always want an organized study nook clear of unnecessary stuff but sometimes we have so many books to keep and store.  One solution is to maximize your space in such a way that you keep it in style so it will not look cluttered and messy.  Looking at the picture above helps me to think of ways on how to help my kids arrange their study area with lesser space and maximized arrangement.  The study lamp is also cool and slim.


Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Escape Nook When You Want to be Alone

Source: via Race on Pinterest

Did you experience wanting to escape from the busy activities of your daily life but can't find an area where you can't be disturbed?  Well I've felt that kind of feeling before when I was working at home and I need a good sleep from working overnight.  Our house has plenty of visitors during those days and I just had to sneak to relax and sleep. I was lucky that we have a room in the upper floors where no one can think that there's somebody sleeping there.  It's my girls' room but they're not using it anymore instead it stores our old things.

Well the idea of the picture above suggests a good place to escape from everyone.  It looks like a small warehouse room that I think no one will ever guess as a little nice place to sleep.  With this kind you can say goodbye for a while to busy world and sleep as long as you want, just don't let the little kids know about this as they'll surely invade this lol.


Thursday, August 18, 2016

Josh’ Talents and Skills

School is nearing the end of the first quarter and I’m wondering how my boy will be ranked. His adviser has some good remarks on him being always attentive and fast in understanding their lessons. He’s the leader in some of his subjects and he doesn’t have any problems on his assignments and projects. I’m just not comfortable with him being so cool and relaxed as he’s also like that last year when he didn’t qualify in the honor roll. Anyway competition is really tough now as they’re all chosen and ranked according to their grades and I assume they’re all outstanding in their former years.

We actually don’t pressure him to be in the top 5 but we always remind him to maintain his grade so he will not fall under the stratified sections, as of now he’s in the first stratified section which is the cream or pilot section after the Science class. We just enrolled him in the public school because it’s more competitive and my husband will be teaching there too hopefully next year. It’s better if Josh will be in the same school as his Dad so he can be well monitored and taken care of. He’s turning 13 next month but he’s still such a young boy in some of his ways. 

One thing I like about him is his very smart moves and thinking being so wizard-like when it comes to computers especially in codes and in some mobile software. He just learns it all by himself, always researching about things and absorbs data so fast you will wonder if he’s really 12 only. He’s also crazy about drawing cartoon images and playing musical instruments. His favorite instrument is keyboards and told me about kurzweil keyboards at which he fancies. My little boy turned bigger boy is growing up very skilled, talented and interested in everything that challenges him including writing journals. Now I’m taking extra effort in teaching and guiding him on whatever he wants to learn and things he puts his mind on so he can be the best of what he wants to be in the future.


Friday, July 8, 2016

DIY Book Lamp

Source: via Race on Pinterest

Want something functional and yet affordable?  Well this isn't at all expensive because you only choose some of your old books to form the body of the lamp then put on the regular lamp we used to have.  For the students it will always remind them to read their books daily even without assignment and for others who just find the need to use the lamp.

This is quite unique, very functional, creative and of course nice idea for families with flair for reading.  Might consider doing one of this kind.  I'm sure the kids will love it and the idea of the book lamp.  There are so many things that we can make out of our old and unused things.  We just have to be creative and keen to designs.


Wednesday, July 6, 2016

4 Practical Reasons to Invest in Your Own Business

Many people will invest in their own businesses in the hopes to make more money. Although this is a worthy endeavor, it shouldn't be the only reason behind starting a business. In fact, you may find a great deal of value by running your own company beyond profits. It can be an experience that will travel with you throughout life and can teach you a great deal about yourself as a person.

Sense of Pride

Pride isn't a bad thing, as long as it's kept in check. You will develop a great sense of pride in yourself as well as the business. This is especially true if your idea is a successful one. It may be a great feeling to wake up in the morning and feel good about what you do for a living.

Exploring Your Potential

You never know what you can accomplish until you try. Investing in your own business gives you a chance to explore your potential as an owner. It will also give you a chance to learn many things about yourself as well as the business world. It's these kinds of experiences that can impact your life in profound ways ranging from personal to professional lifestyles.

Doesn't Have to Be Expensive

Owning a business doesn't have to require hundreds of thousands of dollars in the bank. In reality, there are several that you may start immediately with little investment such as mall kiosks. Before you put up collateral for a loan from the bank, take a closer look at your options. You may have everything you need right now. Of course, this may also be dependent on what kind of a business you wish to start in the first place.

Working For Yourself

When you put time in at a traditional job, your efforts are working towards the success of someone else. As your own boss, you work for yourself. All of the success of the business centers around your efforts to keep it going. This also means that failures are solely your responsibility. Be willing to learn from your mistakes and you can improve the future for your company.

Running a business has potential to secure your financial future. Then again, it might not. However, the experiences you gain will last you a lifetime. Before you focus purely on whether the company is profitable or not, take a look at what you've gained as an individual. Not all successes in business are wrapped around how much money you can make.


Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Nursing Home Care for Our Seniors

We all love our elderly loved ones in our house and even though they’re old they still provide guidance and inspiration to us. We need their presence as they’re able to give us advice on many facets of life that they’re already gone through. They can give their time-tested opinions by way of sharing their experiences and lessons learned throughout the years. As they’re old already and not the usual strong person who gave us their time, attention, assistance and strength when they’re younger it’s our turn now to give them back the love that they’ve showered us when we’re young. We should be able to care for them and give all the things that they need now especially the best assistance on their daily living.

If we’re not capable of giving them all our time because we’re working we can hire professional services which can give them proper nursing care in short and long term arrangement. They have staff of professional and experienced nursing aide who has the right attitude in caring for seniors. Their background and references were also of good character and can be completely trusted upon to look after our elderly loved ones.

If our elderly wants to stay in home and still have the best nursing home care we can avail assisted living facilities  for them which offers assistance on our seniors’ everyday activities. They can help them in preparing meals, keeping the house clean and tidy, washing clothes, in dressing up and various house chores that maybe required by our seniors. Best of this arrangement is we’re assured of endorsing our seniors to qualify and trustworthy nursing aide instead of hiring care giver that we’re not so sure about when it comes to credibility, background and references. We love our seniors and they deserve the best of care.


5 Ways to Enhance Online Buyer Experience

Online sales continue to make up a large portion of income for businesses world wide. As the competition continues to grow, you need to come up with ways to set yourself apart from those who would love to take your customers. You need to provide a unique experience for online shoppers. Otherwise, it may be difficult to keep returning consumers or attract new ones. Here are several ways you can enhance the buyer experience while adding to your success.

Online Chat

Studies show eCommerce sites using online chat have a greater chance of making a sale. Most of this is because of the security it offers customers. People are more likely to trust a business that can be contacted directly. Live chat gives those buyers that level of comfort.

Shipping Methods

Consumers want their products shipped as quickly and safely as possible. This is especially true depending on the industry. For instance, some medical supplies may be incredibly sensitive to the rigors of transit. Offering services such as medical package testing may be the convincing point for a prospective buyer. Make sure you deliver the best shipping methods possible regardless of your industry.

Follow-up Email

Never underestimate the value of a follow-up email. Marketing campaigns which use this method often experience the highest return-on-investment. This is because it costs next to nothing to send a quick message. This also lets the customer know that his or her business is appreciated. These consumers are then more likely to make future purchases from your business.

Mobile Responsiveness

Most business sites today are ready for mobile devices. However, the actual design may not be ideal for customers. Just because your template is mobile-ready doesn't mean it works like it should. Optimize the site in every regard when it comes to smartphones and tablets. These devices are used more than any other for browsing the Internet today, and you want to make sure those people are seeing your site like they should.

Offering Variable Payment Types

Offering different kinds of payments allows more customers to buy your goods. Not everyone will use the same methods. Expanding how you accept money may mean the difference between a sale and an abandoned cart. This will prevent you from alienating your buyers who may used different payment methods.

Whether you have a brick-and-mortar store location or depend purely on Internet sales, you need to remain competitive. Take time to discover ways in which your business can make the greatest impact on consumers. As the competition online is great for virtually every industry, it's all about offering something no one else has.


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