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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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Community Service for Kids – Book Suggestions – 01/10/13

Posted on: Thursday, January 10th, 2013 in Activities for kids, Community Service, Day of Service, Family Activities, Martin Luther King Day, parent involvement

Our blog this week looked forward to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on January 21, 2013.  We talked about how your kids can benefit from helping others.  This week’s book suggestions are for both parents and kids.  … read more »

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One Day of Service Can Lead to a Lifetime Commitment.

Posted on: Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 in Activities for kids, Day of Service, Martin Luther King Day, parent involvement

For many people, the beginning of each New Year is a time to reflect on how to change their lives.  Often, people focus on self-improvement.  Exercise, healthy diet, staying calm, are often at the top of “the list.”  This year, … read more »

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Service and Giving Book Selections for kids – 01/19/12

Posted on: Thursday, January 19th, 2012 in Books, Giving, Martin Luther King Day, parent involvement, Service to the community

Monday was the Martin Luther King holiday, a day of sharing.  This week’s book selections tell stories of sharing and caring.  Good introduction for the whole family to a life that includes service to others. Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge (Public … read more »

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A day for sharing joy

Posted on: Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 in Family Activities, Holiday, Martin Luther King Day, parent involvement, Technology for kids

Last week I blogged about the MLK day of service. I suggested visiting a senior citizen’s facility.  Our eight year old grandchild is a faithful reader of our blog and when we arrived for a weekend visit he informed us … read more »

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Martin Luther King Book Selections – 01/12/12

Posted on: Thursday, January 12th, 2012 in Book List, Book recommendations, Books, History, Martin Luther King Day, parent involvement

Monday is the Martin Luther King holiday.  This week’s book selections tell Martin Luther King’s story from childhood through adulthood and his involvement with the freedom movement.  Books for the whole family. A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr. … read more »

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Martin Luther King Day – A Day of Service

Posted on: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 in Family Activities, Martin Luther King Day, parent involvement, talking to kids

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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