Thursday, November 3, 2011

Exciting News From Diane

Sorry it’s been so long.  A lot of exciting things have been happening!

Exciting News #1
My husband, Rich, has retired after 50 years in education!  However, there will be no rest for the weary for Rich is joining me in working with Life Designs which offers Counseling, Consulting and Trainings, as well as books, toys, and games to promote emotional intelligence, healthy parent-child interactions and life skills.

Exciting News #2
We have recently returned from a celebration of Rich’s retirement by experiencing a wonderful vacation and learning experience with Land Or Sea CEUs.  I cruised while receiving some much needed rest, information, and inspiration.  Our vibrant and knowledgeable facilitator/trainer, Debra Bryan, is also the creator of this new business and my new BFF.  

 I am thrilled to announce that I will be facilitating a training for Land or Sea CEUs entitled, Playfully Engaging Children in Managing Life’s Transitions beginning 12/2/2010.  We will sail from Galveston and will be visiting Montego Bay, Jamaica; Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; and Cozumel, Mexico on this 7 day cruise. During the days at sea you will earn 20 hours of CEU’s three of which will include ethics.  I hope you can join us. If interested, please visit and call 877-901-4335.

Exciting News #3  (Drum roll pleaseJ)
Riley’s Lost Tooth is a Mom’s Choice Silver Medal Recipient!
The Mom's Choice Awards® has named Riley’s Lost Tooth among the best in family-friendly media, products and services. The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) is an awards program that recognizes authors, inventors, companies, parents and others for their efforts in creating quality family-friendly media, products and services. Parents, educators, librarians and retailers rely on MCA evaluations when selecting quality materials for children and families. The Mom’s Choice Awards® seal helps families and educators navigate the vast array of products and services and make informed decisions.

Exciting News #4
November 9-11 Rich and I will be in Ft. Worth for the Texas Counseling Association Professional Growth Conference.  We will have a booth (#400) to promote books, toys, and services. My cousin, Shanna Goff-Sulak and I will be facilitating two workshops, Playfully Engaging Children in Managing Life’s Transitions and Bibliotherapy and BeyondIf you are at the conference, please come see us.  We will be at the Ft. Worth Convention Center.

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