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Bob Barboza

CEO and Founder Kids Talk Radio, Kids Talk Radio

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I am asking people to use Kids Talk Radio to send positive messages to kids.

I want to have a conversation about sending positive messages to kids.

These are touch times for kids around the world. They need hope and inspiration. Kids today are worried about finances, jobs, gangs, schools, families breaking up, violence in the community. buying a home, getting something to eat. What other items could you add to this list. If you are a kid the future does not look very bright.

Here are my questions to you:

What can you say to give a kid hope?
What could you teach a kid?
What quotes would you like to share?
What can you tell a kid to give him/her hope?
What should kids be doing to get ready for the future?
What message would you like to tell or youth?
How can you help a kid?
What can you you do to give back some of your personal time to help a kid?

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  • Jul 10 2011: What quotes would you like to share?

    Imagine sitting on the porch/stoop (or just the front yard steps) or on an old railroad bridge, or just the cliff overlooking valley or ocean (with breeze) -- a voice shares 45 life lessons:
    [Written by Regina Brett, 90 years old, of the Plain Dealer, Cleveland , Ohio .
    "To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most requested column I've ever written.
    My odometer rolled over to 90 in August, so here is the column once more: ]
    1. Life isn't fair, but it's still good.
    2. When in doubt, just take the next small step.
    3. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.
    4. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and parents will. Stay in touch.
    5. Pay off your credit cards every month.
    6. You don't have to win every argument. Agree to disagree.
    7. Cry with someone. It's more healing than crying alone.
    8. It's OK to get angry with God. He can take it.
    9. Save for retirement starting with your first paycheck.
    10. When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.
    11. Make peace with your past so it won't screw up the present.
    12. It's OK to let your children see you cry..
    13. Don't compare your life to others. You have no idea what their journey is all about.
    14. If a relationship has to be a secret, you shouldn't be in it.
    15. Everything can change in the blink of an eye. But don't worry; God never blinks.
    16. Take a deep breath. It calms the mind.
    17. Get rid of anything that isn't useful, beautiful or joyful.
    18. Whatever doesn't kill you really does make you stronger.
    19. It's never too late to have a happy childhood.. But the second one is up to you and no one else.
    20. When it comes to going after what you love in life, don't take no for an answer.
    21. Burn the candles, use the nice sheets, wear the fancy lingerie. Don't save it for a special occasion. Today is special.

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