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The joy of sharing a day with others.

Posted on: Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 in Building Character, Community Service, Conversation with kids, Day of Service, Family Activities, Holiday, Martin Luther King Day, parent involvement, Technology and kids

Last week I blogged about the MLK day of service. I suggested visiting a senior citizen’s facility.  This is reminiscent of a visit we made two years ago along with one of our grandsons.  This is how it happened. Our … read more »

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Martin Luther King Day – A Day of Service

Posted on: Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 in Activities for kids, Black History, Building Character, Community Service, Conversation with kids, Day of Service, Martin Luther King Day, parent involvement

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?”  Each year, Americans all across our country answer that question by coming together on the King Holiday to serve their … read more »

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Books to help build character in young children and teens – Book Suggestions – 04/18/13

Posted on: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 in Building Character, Cognitive Skills, Conversation with kids, Conversations with kids, Dr. Seuss, Honesty, Reading

This week’s blog was about character development in young children and through their teenage years.  Our book recommendations address various character traits and are excellent reading for the various age groups. If You Had to Choose, What Would You Do? by … read more »

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