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What should your kids do on the farm?

Wondering what your kids should do to help on the farm? Take a  look a the North American Guidelines for Children’s Agricultural Tasks (NAGCAT).  A truck load of information awaits you! 45 more words

Farm Safety

AskEARN: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014

From the AskEARN Reference Desk: “The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was signed into law on July 22, 2014, with the aims of: helping job seekers access education, training and support services necessary for success in the 21st century labor market, and matching employers with skilled workers needed for global economic competition. 115 more words


Expounding on the Hero Heart

There’s this feeling that we talked about in our training for Brazil (back in July) that you can get when you go on mission trips. Everybody has it, at least a little bit, and it takes a lot of praying, and intentional un-thinking, and a multitude of derogatory comments from spiteful people like Jon Nelson before you can shake it out of your system. 633 more words


I can't do this alone

A kid with concrete tears.
Hardened by the streets..
Not numb..
Only refusing to put his guard down..
Vulnerability is not an option.
It’s the choice between suicide or remaining a soldier.. 72 more words

And Thought She Be But Little, She is Fierce

I used to write letters to myself as a means to not only confront all that I was too scared to cope with at the time, but to just vent. 2,253 more words


30 Day Self Harm Awareness Challenge: Day 12

Day 12: Where do you keep your ‘tools’? (Your room, in a box, disposed of them?)

Currently I do not have any self harm tools. My specific tools were disposed of in January of this year and if I have self harmed since then it has been with random items around the house. 53 more words



Items needed: a toy doctor’s bag or stethoscope, something to represent exercise (small barbell, etc.), a small pillow, and a food box or bag.

Physical Fitness      … 231 more words