Giving Challenge: Love Your Neighbor

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Another easy way to give with your children is to help out a neighbor. Our next-door neighbor is a sweet widow who still gets out and about, but has a hard time doing yard work. She can certainly hold her own, but asked the girls if they would help her pick up the pecans in her ...

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Giving Challenge: Operation Christmas Child 2012

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One of my favorite ways to give with my children is purchasing toys and other items for children who do not have a lot (or any!). This year, we packed a box for Operation Christmas Child. The girls had a blast choosing gifts for a little girl between the ages of 5 and 9. Our box ...

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10 Simple Ways to Give with your Children

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Our family was recently on the receiving end of someone's giving. It has been over 6 weeks since Cam was born and Shane just hadn't gotten around to mowing our yard, and it was really showing. It wasn't for lack of trying, the time just slipped away from him, and before we knew it, 6 ...

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Giving Challenge: Day 6

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Last week I mentioned the 30 Day Giving Challenge, where every day in November we choose to give something to someone else. A few things I have done in the past are taking baked goods to friends and neighbors, preparing a meal for a new mom or sick family member, and putting together Operation Christmas Child ...

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30 Day Giving Challenge 2012

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In sticking with my theme for the last few months, I am late. Late on sharing about the 30 Day Giving Challenge. Late seems to be the story of my life, these days! Ha! It's November 2, and we are two days into the challenge (but who's counting, right?!?!). What is the 30 Day Giving Challenge? The 30 ...

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