Category Archives: community

Welcome Kids Into The Workplace More Than One Day A Year

Why kids need to observe and take part in the work-a-day world on a regular basis. Continue reading

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Hijab Games & Pink Shirt Days

What does it take for a bystander to step up when necessary? Continue reading

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I Heckle, You Heckle, Let’s All Heckle

Hecklers were people who were knowledgeable and alert to hypocrisy. They were aware how easily something nasty can snag what’s useful into uselessness until it’s pulled free. Nearly everyone I know is, by that definition, a heckler. Continue reading

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Odd Second Saturday Suppers

Don’t see friends and loved ones often enough? Here’s an unexpected solution. Continue reading

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For A Fresher & Juicier Experience, Mix It Up!

I’ve had it with sitting still and shutting up. Continue reading

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International Hosting: How Strangers Become Family

A little girl from 4,600 miles is a member of our family. Find out how you can become a host too. Continue reading

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How To Learn From Experts

Learn directly from people who are passionate about what they do. Continue reading

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Homeschool Worries: Erased With Research & Experience

Here are all sorts of studies that dispel homeschooling myths. Plus what we experienced as we jumped from schooling to homeschooling. Continue reading

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40 Ways Kids Can Volunteer, Toddler to Teen

Make service a part of your family’s life by fitting it into your interests. Continue reading

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Build Community Using Bookish Goodwill

When we share books, we enliven our communities. Find out how. Continue reading

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