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ACTING OUT WITH CHILDREN

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When I first decided to teach acting I started with adults. I wasn’t sure if I wanted to touch the natural creativity of the child, especially the very young. I watched my adults grow so quickly in my classes. They became more self-confident,…

CHOICE

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This week’s article is a general discussion on choice and some things I’ve become more aware of as I’m learning.  For those who don’t know the story about how Time to Play (www.TimetoPlay.com) started, about 4 years ago I realized…

Ask Rebecca Anything

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Dear Rebecca, I thought a marriage is about give and take and mutual support. I keep giving, but now I am resentful because it’s not mutual. My husband is good at taking and thinks mostly of himself. His actions are guided by doing what…

Remembering Those in Need

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  This article was triggered by my frustration trying to help a lovely woman in need and my inability to rally people to help.  It breaks my heart how one person can give so much and can wind up so alone, fighting insurmountable obstacles.  With…

The Kid Who Taught Me Something!

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I have been off the grid for a little while now doing research for a new book I'm working on.  It had required me to take a step back from a lot of outside influence and really spend a good bit of time in deep thought and reflection.  It has…

Who said? It’s Time to Enjoy Life. It’s Time to Play.

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My daughter, Jacquelyn, amazes me sometimes.  She’s 19 years old and I believe that she is very worldly and insightful.  She’s got a lot of common sense and insight.  Pretty much, I think she’s taken after her father in this area! (LOL). …

Time for Maintenance?

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  I woke up thinking about my daughter’s boyfriend and his car.  There seem to be a bunch of things wrong with it, all at the same time, which we expect will cost a lot of money to fix.  Last night he was sitting at our kitchen table,…

Terminal C – Lessons Learned for Happiness and My Behavior

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I’ve learned a lot since starting the Time to Play, my “reminder to enjoy life” project.  Here’s a quick story about an experience I encountered just this past Wednesday, February 19, 2014.  After the fact, it “hit me” that my…

Want to be fearless, courageous and to find your confidence? Act!

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I am an acting teacher, but I prefer to be called a coach because I truly believe you can’t teach someone how to act or dramatize. Don’t think you can do it?  I KNOW that anyone can act or become an actor.  All you need are four basic…