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The Pillowcase Project
The Pillowcase Project is a gesture “to present cheerful pillowcases to the National Children’s Hospital patients [in Guam] at Christmastime 2014.” You can purchase them or make them for the children. Read more about it here. What a wonderful project!
CNN Student News
“CNN Student News is designed for use in middle and high school classrooms.” My daughter says it is a lot more interesting than regular news. This 10-minute daily news program would be a great asset to any homeschool!
Corrie ten Boom House
Kevin and Amanda share their tour of Corrie’s house in Haarlem, Holland. Ever since I read The Hiding Place when I was a teenager, Corrie has been one of my favorite heroines of the faith. I’d love to get to visit her home!
The Truth About The Jerk You’re Dating
Great wisdom for dating. We women tend to put up with things just to have love. These quotes really stood out to me–“If you don’t like the way he is, if you can’t love him for who he is now, then you’re not a good fit for each other.” And, “Since the person we marry will help direct our path for the rest of our lives, and we marry a person we date, deciding who to date isn’t a decision we should take lightly.”
Gaining a Hopeful Spirit
Be sure to download the free eBook Gaining a Hopeful Spirit by Joni Eareckson Tada. I don’t know how long it will be free, so hurry. I love anything by Joni (I’m actually re-reading her book Joni: An Unforgettable Story to gain perspective and encouragement as I go through some hard times) and was glad to see this! Joni is another heroine of the faith for me.
9 Things We Should Get Rid of to Help Our Kids
“Listen, when I realized I was more than half the problem in this whole entitlement parenting challenge, it was a wake up call. . .But what we have is an entire generation of young adults who got everything they ever wanted with little or no work; we have a cultural norm and it’s a problem.”