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Top 10 Ways Busy Moms Can Keep Learning

Top 10 Ways Busy Moms Can Keep Learning

The benefits of lifelong learning are plentiful, but learning often gets pushed aside during our busiest seasons of life. When we're struggling to maintain a healthy work-life balance, the thought of adding something else can feel overwhelming. For some of us, it might even feel indulgent to pursue a personal interest. Mary and I added a new business to our already-full lives as working moms, and it was just...

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71 Unexpected Ways To Volunteer As A Family

71 Unexpected Ways To Volunteer As A Family

Introducing kids to volunteer and community service opportunities is incredibly important: it helps nonprofit organizations impact more people and it benefits the volunteers in countless ways. Finding ways to serve as a family isn't always easy, and volunteering seems to be one of the first things to get squeezed out of a busy schedule. We hope these 71 unexpected ways to volunteer with your kids...

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Top 10 Things to Know About Getting Passports for Kids

Top 10 Things to Know About Getting Passports for Kids

In almost 12 years of having kids, neither Kristie nor I ever needed our children to have passports. Until this year. Ironically, both of our families applied for child (under age 16) passports for the first time this year. The Sigler family traveled to Guatemala, their oldest son's birth country, and also went on a short-term mission trip to Mexico. The Sterenberg family was preparing for a trip...

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