Monthly Archives: March 2013

Candidate, WWDB’s Brad Duncan Both Reflect ‘The Go-Getter’ Spirit

In my community, there’s a fascinating election coming up that will determine who is our next village president. What makes it so intriguing is that the two candidates, both of whom appear to be good, upstanding men,  could not be…

WWDB’s Greg & Laurie Duncan Plant Great Homeschooling Seed

Homeschooling, for me and my husband, started as just a kernel, just a seed of an idea before our twin children were even born. From that humble beginning, it has turned into something truly significant in all four of our…

My “Hungry For Change” Review: Eye-Opening…and Just The Start

After my recent post encouraging people to watch Hungry For Change, a comment was left on my blog. When I went to reply, my word count and hyperlinks got out of control and I realized it was no longer a…

Hungry For Change: A Must See

I just finished watching the movie, Hungry For Change. For this post, I was planning on boiling it down and writing a few keys points, not knowing just how thorough of a job the filmmakers did. It is packed, wall-to-wall, with…

Amway’s Bill Hawkins & Lessons In Making, Breaking Our Habits

There’s a difference between calling someone a liar and saying that someone has a habit of lying. Or that someone is generous, as opposed to “she has a habit of doing generous deeds.” The first parts of those phrases are…

Preserve Those Relationships: Today’s Foe…Tomorrow’s Friend

Tonight my family finished its basketball season as my husband coached both our kids’ park district teams. Every Sunday afternoon, for the last two months, along with 50 other parents and family members, I jammed inside gyms watching my 9-year-olds,…

Dean & Marcie Whalen Spring Ahead As New WWDB Diamonds

Seven years ago, Dean and Marcie Whalen attended World Wide DreamBuilders Spring Leadership as guests. This year, for WWDB Spring Leadership 2013, they will be speaking as new Amway Diamonds. If Spring Leadership were just about a bunch of head…

Freaky Friday: Sweet Grandma Lady, Three Bagels & A $10 Bill

It’s our weekly ritual: After I pick the kids up Friday afternoon from their “one-day-a-week program for home schoolers,”   we go to Panera and each get a bagel. We are not coffee, tea, juice, soda or milk drinkers, so we…