Labor: Work and More

The first Monday in September is designated as a federal holiday, Labor Day.  Ironically, a day that honors labor, is a holiday and a day off from it. The long weekend to mark the end of summer recreation and the start of school, is often used as one last hurrah...

Reading to Kids: Amazing Benefits

Guest post by Jill Lord I met Jill Lord at a writers’ conference several years ago. Last May, she wore out the carpet in a large auditorium at Blue Ridge Mountains ChristianWriters Conference running up to the stage receiving awards for her children’s picture books ....

Memorial Day: A Reminder to Remember

We often think of it as a three-day weekend, a day off from work, picnics, boating, and the start of the summer season. But it’s something else and so much more: Memorial Day. Today we honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. We honor them...

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