Kick at the Darkness

When I was a girl, I was terribly sure trees and flowers were the same as birds or people. That they thought things, and talked among themselves. And we could hear them if we really tried. It was just a matter of emptying your head of all other sounds. Being very quiet and listening very hard. Sometimes I still believe that. But one can never get quiet enough.
Truman Capote, In Cold Blood  (via lovequotesrus)
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frilton:

The new IOS8 update contains an app named Health which CANNOT BE DELETED.

The app allows you to choose which aspects of your health you choose to monitor, but available categories include “Body Measurements”, which includes body…

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privileged-person:

the emotions of children

Children are people. They have their own needs, wants, and feelings. They are just learning about the world, and so they tend to act differently from adults. But this does not erase the fact that they are people; and as people, they deserve…

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emotionalabuseawareness:

"Children need our empathy, acceptance, and comfort when they are upset. Smiling, laughing, tickling, or telling children they’re okay when they cry might seem more benevolent than reacting angrily or telling them to be quiet, but the message is the same: You shouldn’t be upset. Your feelings aren’t valid or acceptable. A child can’t help but feel his feelings, so he’s left with the sense that there’s something wrong…with him.”
Picture from On The FenceArticle: The Happiest Kids Don’t Have To Smile (Janet Lansbury, Elevating Child Care)

emotionalabuseawareness:

"Children need our empathy, acceptance, and comfort when they are upset. Smiling, laughing, tickling, or telling children they’re okay when they cry might seem more benevolent than reacting angrily or telling them to be quiet, but the message is the same: You shouldn’t be upset. Your feelings aren’t valid or acceptable. A child can’t help but feel his feelings, so he’s left with the sense that there’s something wrong…with him.”

Picture from On The Fence
Article: The Happiest Kids Don’t Have To Smile (Janet Lansbury, Elevating Child Care)

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Source for more facts follow NowYouKno

nowyoukno:

Source for more facts follow NowYouKno

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Color Studies: Pink by Carissa Gallo

hoeirl:

Color Studies: Pink by Carissa Gallo

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animalics:

Alright everybody, here they come! Get ready to look cute in 3.. 2.. 1..

animalics:

Alright everybody, here they come! Get ready to look cute in 3.. 2.. 1..

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somaymalou:

Vaganova Students (photo)

At first I thought this was an echappe (like en pointe) but no it’s a jump cool

balanchineboy:

somaymalou:

Vaganova Students (photo)

At first I thought this was an echappe (like en pointe) but no it’s a jump cool

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