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Pocahontas’ Rule # 2 for being a princess. Can you guess what it is?

Pocahontas’ Rule # 2 for being a princess. Can you guess what it is?

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. Pocahontas’ Rule # 2 for being a princess. Can you guess what it is? This rule sounds a lot like an old Indian proverb – “Never criticize a person till you have walked a mile in their moccasins.” Pocahontas says it this way, “If you walk the footsteps of a stranger, you’ll learn things you…

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16 Positive Personality Traits of Princess Belle Worth Developing

16 Positive Personality Traits of Princess Belle Worth Developing

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. I am probably more like Princess Belle than any of the other princesses. Or maybe it is just that I want to think so. For one my daddy comes across as pretty goofy, too. I haven’t had to bail him out of the dungeon of a castle, but my older brother said something about almost…

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Chaos and Creativity | Lessons Learned about Life from the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco

Chaos and Creativity | Lessons Learned about Life from the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. When the Walt Disney studio was working on the production Snow White the studio grew in size, meaning more and more people came to work. Artists had to work in newly constructed places, annexes, apartment buildings next door, makeshift locations, anywhere a drawing board could be set up. The chaos encouraged rather than diluted rich…

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What Mickey Mouse Gave Back | Lessons Learned about Life from the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco

What Mickey Mouse Gave Back | Lessons Learned about Life from the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. Walt Disney got his inspiration for Mickey Mouse at a very low point in his life. Business fell through when he was in New York for him and his brother, Roy. On a train ride home from Manhattan to Hollywood, Mickey popped onto a drawing pad. It wasn’t long, however, till Mickey started giving back…

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