Category Archives: service

Gifting a Week of Meals

How to help out by arrange a series of meals. This is a blessing for the family of a new baby, someone home from a military assignment, and for people recovering from illness or injury. Continue reading

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We Have Room

My husband and I decided we cannot stand by while refugee children turn themselves in at the border only to be treated like criminals. We have room. 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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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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It Really Does Take A Village

How to build a community of support for your family. Continue reading

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Making Heroism Happen

How do we prepare to be heroes? Continue reading

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Singing From the Inside Out

I can’t sneeze in a roomful of my friends without hitting a number of talented singer-songwriters who’d love to make a living through music. (Yes, a metaphorical sneeze.) Yet nearly every gifted artist any of us know has to ignore … Continue reading

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