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Saren shares simple, tried-and-true ideas for how your children can help children in need during the holidays.
As we get into the holidays, many families are looking for service opportunities. Chantelle Adams regularly does service with her family and has some simple ideas to help you engage in meaningful service activities as a family. Decide on a need. Take a look around you, read the newspapers, be aware of things that are...
Together we can make a difference for those 160,000 kids that are too scared to go to school every day! Let’s have this month be less about the cards and chocolates and more about the real actions of love and kindness.
Last January, I set a goal to do some sort of community service each month for 2012. We didn’t. But we did do five more acts of community service than we had ever done before. So that’s success right? And now, for 2013, I'm trying again.
Every year our family does the 12 Days of Christmas. We choose a family that is in need of some added Christmas cheer and we secretly deliver gifts every night before Christmas.As much as I love this tradition, and highly recommend it to your family, I really want to add more giving in simple ways...
October is National Bullying Awareness Month in the USA, so this month's challenge is to add more kindness in your home and school by challenging your kids to do good!
This month’s Make A Difference Challenge is for each of us as parents is to give that little bit extra, wherever we are in this journey of life: to be a little kinder, a little gentler, a little more understanding.
What kids don’t just love a scavenger hunt? The idea behind this challenge is that instead of collecting objects, everyone will provide an act of service.
When I think about Mother’s Day I also think of all the amazing women who have a mother’s heart but have never had the opportunity to raise their own children. Every mother and woman needs to know that what they do matters and that is the reason for this month's challenge.
What a wonderful way to spend a spring afternoon this month: giving someone a hand to spruce up their yard and in the meantime building strong and lasting friendships with those around you.
So you think you can change the world? Here's how an inspiring young boy is going to Kenya to build a school with Free the Children. He’s not a child prodigy; he’s just a kid who wants others to have an education.
With kids, Valentine’s Day can be a bit hectic--getting everyone to sign their cards and attach the goodies. It seems to be a bit overwhelming. However, this exhausting process made me think about what this month should really be about-love.