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Making a Difference

As you may know, today is (was) Make a Difference Day. Sponsored by USA Weekend and HandsOn Network for 20 years, this annual event is a national day of helping others.

If you and your family didn’t participate, don’t worry. There are countless ways you can still help your neighbors, locally and globally. Following [click headline to read more…]

Free, Family-Friendly Learning Online

Two weeks ago the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL), one of Better World Books’ top five literacy partners, launched a free “online front porch to bring family literacy into every home.” According to their press release, NCFL’s Wonderopolis™ provides family-friendly content that is practical, easy to use and designed to engage children’s natural [click headline to read more…]

More Sunday Fun

Here are some T-shirts our children decorated simply using Sharpie markers. Before they began, we washed and dried the shirts and then placed large newspaper-covered books inside each to create a flat surface and prevent ink from seeping through. Though our kids made these for themselves, you could have children decorate shirts or canvas bags [click headline to read more…]