There has not been any activity in this group for quite a while. Now that winter is over and warm weather is upon us, is anyone interested in an OKC Meet Up anytime soon?Let's get this group up and moving again!See More
"Volunteer at an elelmentary School or the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. There are thousands of kids (especially boys without dads at home) who would benefit from a positive role model.
Get in with the Big Brother Program and/or some…"
"This is standard operating procedure in the work-a-day world. It's eat or be eaten, establishg the pecking order. This guy is a school yard bullie and he's trying to make you his bitch. Don't be a victim. The only way to handle a…"
"Here's another Southern Baptist chiming in. I worked with children for 20 years in the church and in the public sector. I've seen many occasions where churches pushed children into decisisons they weren't ready to make.
There are two…"
"I did not know how bad I was at grammar until I became an elementary school teacher and had to teach it. There are so many subtle rules. Good grammar makes sound more eduacated and polished. But, beware: once you make good grammar a habit bad…"
"My dad served 20 years in the Air Force. I grew up military. We spent part of the Vietnam War in the Philippenes. He was an electrician on cargo planes. He would talk about the planes coming back from Vietnam would rittled with bullet holes."
Thanks for the friend ad! You were asking what I thought of Oklahoma when I lived there - to be honest I loved it, much prefer it to living in the UK. Also I felt the people were a lot friendlier and more sociable, for example a tutor said that at lunch you could just ask other students if you could sit with them - this would be unthinkable in the UK.
"One of the things my friend has used is scheduling and sticking to the schedule as much as possible. Each of her work hours is scheduled for a particular part of her job and she does only that for that time period. The same can be used…"
"And I don't mean that like its a bad thing, I was a bad student, I just recognized that I had to work harder for worse grades and it sounds like you are in the same boat.
Be self aware. Once you are, I promise life will become a lot easier."
"You're over-achieving compared to the majority of your fellow countrymen so don't be too hard on yourself. And don't fall into the ambition trap, either. You could be making more and getting promotions (etc.) but someone else would…"
"I will admit there is some dissatisfaction in my heart. I know I could (should?) be doing better. In all of us there is some question of whether we could be or should be doing better than what we are doing. Some want/need for…"