5 Things Young Kids Should Celebrate

5 Things Young Kids Should Celebrate

Being a kid has its benefits. I could create a list that goes on and on about how special it is to be young, but here are at least a few.

1) You’re young and should have a whole lot ahead of you to look forward to.

2) Your ideas are innovative and fresh.

3) Your unique talents and gifts are just being discovered.

4) You’re at an age where the immensity of the world should create a wonder and excitement for learning.

5) It’s just the beginning for all the amazing people you’re going to meet in your lifetime.

Remember life has its ups and downs. Be optimistic and happy about all the things you accomplish each day. Try new activities. Make new friends. Be kind and thoughtful of others. Whether the things you achieve are ordinary to you or extraordinary doesn’t matter. They’re your accomplishments and something to be proud of.

My youngest son loves sports and writing too. Here’s a poem he wrote that I love. Make sure YOU share the the awesome things you create with others. I’m sure there are people out there who can’t wait to hear about it!



The trees danced in the morning light
the bats come out at night
the sun is gleaming through the branches of the trees
the sun was as bright as a lamp

the trees were as brown as a brown crayon
a squirrel was running up and down of a tree like an elevator
the coyote jumped at the squirrel
the coyote was a lion

the coyote was playing with the squirrel
he was playing and accidentally let it go
The coyote started to attack it like a cat attacks a mouse
then all went quiet.


About jvcarrwriterauthor

Everybody has realistic dreams, ones that start with a seed in the heart, are watered, then grow. Well...I finally published my dream, my young adult novel entitled Username: Bladen. The idea to write it literally struck me in the darkness of the night. I began this project not too long ago, though now it feels like forever. This book, in its original manuscript form, meandered down a typical publishing path in many ways, until it recently settled (Yay!) on the shelves of cyberspace. Soon, I hope it will find a happy home on the shelves of many book lovers, in a real home not just a virtual one. After all who doesn't like to see their dreams come true? Today, with the technological advances that we enjoy, dreams of publishing are well within a writer's grasp. Every mom, much to their chagrin, experiences sleepless nights. With six kids, I honestly can't remember the last time I slept through the night. Typically, when I wake up and can't fall back to sleep, I think too much about things, meditate, or pray. One night as I was praying, the plot for Username: Bladen literally flooded my thoughts. I got so excited about it that I decided to sit down and write and write and write. I spent a lot of time learning about publishing. I joined forums and writers' groups. When I finished my manuscript, I entered it into The Sandy Writing contest, which was a terrific learning experience. I didn't win, but one judge loved my story and gave me almost a perfect score. That gave me a lot of encouragement. I also queried it a little, and am amazed by how much I learned and loved the process. I know nobody likes rejection letters, but I appreciated the personal letters I received from agents that gave me insight into why they rejected my manuscript. Then finally, after I learned that publishers don't have a lot of shelf room for young adult novels with a male protagonist, I decided to stop querying and publish through Westbow. I found an extremely talented editor, and rather quickly finished the process of publishing my book. I couldn't be happier with the final result. If anyone has a story to tell, are willing to be diligent, and have a dream to be a published author, you can do it! Believe in yourself and make your dream come true!
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1 Response to 5 Things Young Kids Should Celebrate

  1. dulzimordash says:

    Reblogged this on Spontaneous Creativity.

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