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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.
    22. Over prepare, then go with the flow.
    23. Be eccentric now. Don't wait for old age to wear purple.
    24. The most important sex organ is the brain.
    25. No one is in charge of your happiness but you.
    26. Frame every so-called disaster with these words 'In five years, will this matter?'
    27. Always choose life.
    28. Forgive everyone everything.
    29. What other people think of you is none of your business.
    30. Time heals almost everything. Give time time.
    31. However good or bad a situation is, it will change.
    32. Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does.
    33. Believe in miracles.
    34. God loves you because of who God is, not because of anything you did or didn't do.
    35. Don't audit life. Show up and make the most of it now.
    36. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young.
    37. Your children get only one childhood.
    38. All that truly matters in the end is that you loved.
    39. Get outside every day. Miracles are waiting everywhere.
    40. If we all threw our problems in a pile and saw everyone else's, we'd grab ours back.
    41. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need.
    42. The best is yet to come...
    43. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.
    44. Yield.
    45. Life isn't tied with a bow, but it's still a gift."

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