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.
I really wanted my children to learn about money and saving while they were young and we came up with the Giving Jar.
This month’s challenge is a great way to teach your children to give instead of focusing on what they will get this Christmas. They will enjoy sharing their talents and their gift of giving will be a wonderful way to celebrate the holiday season.
Show our military and veterans that we appreciate them and the sacrifices they give to keep us free. Whether you support what they are doing or not, keep in mind these brave men and women leave their families at home and make the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
The pink ribbon lapel pin has become a powerful symbol to increase awareness about breast cancer, and it’s easy to make for yourself and your friends. Follow these directions to make your own pink ribbon lapel pin; no sewing required!
We have chosen this summer to be a “Summer of Service.” I know summer is coming to an end for many of you, but there is still time to make some lemonade for a good cause! Here is what our kids have done with a little lemonade and some magic.
This is the time for yard sales and it is a great time to de-clutter your home and life. Simplifying is a wonderful thing, especially when you can make a difference in other’s lives by doing so.
The days are getting longer and the nights warmer. Barbeque season is in the air and it is the perfect time to get together with your neighbors and build a greater sense of community. Get your children involved in creating flyers to hand out around your neighborhood. Make sure to include the date, time, place, […]
In the wake of an onslaught of natural disasters it seems only appropriate that we take time to prepare. If we teach our children the importance of preparation and set an example we will be making a difference. When we are prepared we will be in a better position to assist and help others if […]
Help the victims of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami! Any time a crisis occurs in the world, it is so important to share these events with our children so they understand the needs around us. You may consider searching for appropriate videos online so they understand all that has happened. Discuss the event with them and […]
Earth Day is April 22, 2011. Here are some great ideas for your family to celebrate Earth Day and make a difference by caring for our world: Clean up garbage at a park or in your neighborhood. Ride your bike or walk wherever you go. Plant a tree or start your garden. Make a pinecone […]