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A New Spin on Sports

When the runner slides into home plate, the basketball player makes the unbelievable shot to win the game, when the quarterback scores a touchdown, the stands erupt: cheers and boos, popcorn and peanuts raining down, beer and Pepsi sloshing… 347 more words

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Steering kids toward the treasure of faith

My boys had a rough time getting off to school this morning. There was arguing and drama Рnormal kid stuff, but it was stressful until we got into the van at the very last minute. 795 more words


Update: Book For A Smile Exchange

When I started this project back in early October, I had no idea the impact it would have on me. The joy I feel in knowing that I have actually brightened a kid’s day in a small way is not something small to me. 338 more words


An Introduction to ACEs

Why is it important to learn about Adverse Childhood Experiences?

Recent research has shown that ACEs has many lasting effects such as an impact on healthy development that will follow the child into adulthood.  653 more words

First blog post

orphans need attention, orphans need love, orphans deserve a life like every kids, orphans don’t deserve suffering or not having food. no one choose to lost his parents, no one choose to be orphans. 25 more words

Books with Boone - End of the Chapter

Eight years ago, when only part of the partnership had grey hair, Boone joined me on the floors of local libraries in an effort to help children learn to read. 446 more words


The Cry of the Teacher

I was asked to come visit a local elementary school where two fourth grade teachers shared the issues they were facing. They explained that each year was getting progressively worse as children had more mental health issues, less parental support, zero fear of discipline, no respect for authority and no concern for their academics.

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Helping Kids