Posts Tagged "environment"

Encouraging Growth: Why Kimana School of Leadership?

»Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in encouraging growth | 3 comments

Encouraging Growth: Why Kimana School of Leadership?

Why is the Kimana School of Leadership and Professional Studies (KSLPS) significant to the Kimana Rift Valley? How do they impact the population they serve? What is the impact of the investment of time and financial support on Kenya? Encouraging growth in the local population compels a multi-dimensional approach. How does KSLPS address these concerns? Empowering the teachable spirit requires thoughtful consideration of the indigenous environment of the subject population. What services were being provided to the residents of the Kimana Rift Valley before KSLPS? Negative stereotypes and discrimination combined with lack of domestic resources seriously hampered the ability of the Maasai to integrate into the mainstream society of Kenya. —Dreamweavers...

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Encouraging Growth: Understanding Parenting with Joseph

»Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 in encouraging growth | 0 comments

Encouraging Growth: Understanding Parenting with Joseph

What is the most important thing to you in parenting? How do you communicate with your children? Why are expectations important as a parent? Parenting is about encouraging growth through determining the one thing that is most important to you. Be consistent. Stick to the core ideals you model. Follow your intuition. Pay no attention to the naysayers. The struggle with my son was the complication of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, commonly referred to as ADHD. He did fairly well with medication until junior high with multiple teachers, multiple classrooms, and multiple sets of students. Additionally, there were some factors in our home environment that exacerbated the situation. With the assistance of his father, I voluntarily committed him to a...

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Encouraging Growth: Parenting Tips from Joseph

»Posted by on Feb 17, 2014 in encouraging growth | 0 comments

Encouraging Growth: Parenting Tips from Joseph

Do you desire to really get to the heart of good parenting? Do you want to simplify your ideas and distill them down to one concept? Do you want to clarify your thinking around this issue? Blessings are an integral part of Friday evenings in Judaism, which include every member of the family, who gather to celebrate the weekly feast that ushers in the Sabbath.  Traditionally, the blessing for sons comes from the text in Genesis 48:20: He blessed them that day (referring to Jacob), saying, “By you Israel will pronounce blessing, saying, ‘May God make you like Ephraim and Manasseh!'” Raising these two children in Egypt was their father, Joseph, who was hand-selected by the Pharaoh to be the viceroy of his country even though Joseph was not an...

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