It's something my husband and I have done for years and years: packed a shoebox or two full of toys and hygiene items and candy and trinkets for a child overseas. It's not hard. It's not very costly. And yet, it can change another child's life. I learned this … [Read more...] about Operation Christmas Child: Packing Shoeboxes for Children, with Children
In the July 2009 ParentLife editorial I wrote about a chapel service I attended this year. Ms. Ford led her first graders in a program about sharing the good news. Over and over again, these adorable first graders repeated, "We've got a job to do!" This service made me … [Read more...] about We’ve Got a Job to Do!
For most first-time mothers, the prospect of caring for a newborn produces serious apprehension. For unwed teenage mothers, that sense of anxiety is multiplied exponentially. To alleviate some of that stress, The Kentucky chapter of the Baptist Nursing Fellowship (KyBNF) … [Read more...] about Baby Boot Camp by Amy Hammond Hagberg