…Just Sharing With You

Interested in a good life, I mean, really good…but today, I’m having a difficult time putting on a happy face and being strong, so, like the good friend I am to myself,

I gave myself a little break: I took myself on a walk and did some jump rope!

Every day, I take a small step forward with

My Ambition

My Hard-work

My Resilience in the face of Rejection

My steadfast attitude in the wake of Overwhelming failures

My Positive response to Set-backs

My Tears that I allow to fall, in order to move on

The Sadness that I must acknowledge, in order to conjure up enough strength to pick up where I left off and continue forward

Second-guessing myself, then pushing past the negative self-talk

My Creativitity

My Excitement

My Joy

My Ideals

My Hopes

My Dreams

 

I’ve got BIG dreams; BIG aspirations; BIG goals! I’m successful and I believe in myself…

I don’t want to settle for less in life, but today,

I need to admit, out loud, that following my dreams is kicking my butt!

Love, Leslie

 

My new! :) KICKSTARTER Project!

Please check out my new KICKSTARTER Project: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1403060955/sweet-sweet

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Recently, I set-up a KICKSTARTER project. The objective is to personally draw and color children or adults after receiving a digital image of them. This would be a wonderfully personalized way to celebrate yourself or child (or someone else’s child for a birthday/Christmas/graduation gift) in the form of custom ART!  Also through this project’s success, I would be able to raise money to get my children’s self-worth books, “All the Beautiful Girls” and “A Boy’s Guide to Becoming a Gentleman”, published and marketed to schools and bookstores!!

| My philosophy | Plant seeds of positivity in the lives of our youth in order to bring about positive outcomes!

It takes a village to raise a child, and I believe that with these self-worth books that I have been creating, I can be a positive, helpful addition to that village; books may be small but they are mighty! After getting these books published and distributed to schools and bookstores, I would be able to continue to make more books in alignment with self-worth, self-esteem and instilling virtues such as: tolerance (accepting diversity), self-acceptance (love yourself just the way you are), self-love (take care of your body and mind), detachment (sharing), kindness (anti-bullying), compassion (accepting other’s differences), etc.

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Thank you for your support (please tell your friends)  🙂

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1403060955/sweet-sweet

Reading my new book, “All the Beautiful Girls”

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About 1 year ago, I started writing and illustrating my own children’s books.  I discovered that I could utilize my natural abilities in the classroom to enhance the learning experience of my students. Through these books, I hope to nurture the positive growth of self-worth in children ages 6 – 9.

…All I need now is a publisher… LOL  😉