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 8 2011: What can you say to give a kid hope?
    That they are special simply by being born and no one can deny that.

    What could you teach a kid?
    Measure of success is happiness, nothing else.

    What quotes would you like to share?
    Shoot for the moon, so if they missed... least they end up on the stars.

    What can you tell a kid to give him/her hope?
    What ever they do, they better be happy.

    What should kids be doing to get ready for the future?
    Be good at what makes them happy.

    What message would you like to tell or youth?
    What ever they do, they better be happy.

    How can you help a kid?
    I can be a friend.

    What can you you do to give back some of your personal time to help a kid?
    Have fun learning things that makes us go hmmm...
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      Jul 10 2011: I agree with the comment about measuring success. i think that this not only shows a child that they are successfull every time they smile but will encourage them to seek happiness.

      I like to teach my children that no matter what happens, no matter how big or small a task/problem seems, they will find a way to handle it.
  • Jul 10 2011: What can you say to give a kid hope?
    (1) Be a kid -- curious, probative, inquisitive, creative
    (2) Do your best in everything you try to do

    What could you teach a kid?
    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, It's about learning to dance in the rain!"

    What quotes would you like to share?
    45 Lessons (previously submitted) and share your concept/understanding with an adult.

    What can you tell a kid to give him/her hope?
    Seek your passion, something you like to do, that which makes you happy and is of help to others.

    What should kids be doing to get ready for the future?
    (a) be glad with yourself
    (b) have friends
    (c) experience differnt "public" even if your friends don't come along -- movie, library, live plays, museum exhibits
    (d) Read -- business section, opinion/editorial, community features, nationa/international news -- and comics
    (e) Save your money; do regular chores on a consistent basis around the house WITHOUT asking for money
    (f) Choose tasks for money that will best help another;Be willing to do for Free; No charge of cleaning your room

    What message would you like to tell or youth?
    Take the information of the past, experience the present, envision the future -- with you in it

    How can you help a kid?
    Be available.

    What can you you do to give back some of your personal time to help a kid?
    Be available for a question or listen to a verbalized thought.
  • 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.
    CONTINUED....
    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."
  • 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.