Cinderella by Steven Curtis Chapman

Spend time with your little Cinderella because she’s going to grow up and marry her prince before you know it!

Listen to the words in this song.

Written and compiled by Paulette L. Motzko.

April 29, 2018.

6:32 p.m.


How to Teach a Child to Become a Superhero

A Teacher's Reflections

Superheroes.  Every child wants to be a Superhero.  Ask a child, “What does a Superhero do?” and you will hear everything from “save the day” to “help people” to “get the bad guys.”  These are good things, and Superheros are icons of goodness.

In a child’s eyes, that means doing the right thing.

The problem is, their whole life–all four years–has stressed “Do the right thing!”  A constant reminder of what to do, and what not to do, can often make children feel frustrated.  Even worse, feelings of not measuring up creep in.

I assume, right off the bat, that a child is filled with goodness.  And much more:

Kindness, check.

Helpfulness, check.

Bravery, check.

The check list goes on and on.

Whether or not these are true, a child lives up to our expectations. Knowing that a teacher thinks they measure up with all the “right stuff” is nothing…

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