Posts tagged "volunteer"

Volunteer ideas for kids on the National Day of Service

Volunteer ideas for kids on the National Day of Service
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?'” National Day of Service this year is Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. Here are some ways your tween can volunteer and make a difference. Typically, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a day of service and is... Read more »

Seven amazing tweens who did great things in 2012

A 9 year-old boy, Caine Monroy, constructed an elaborate arcade out of cardboard boxes in his dad's used auto parts store in Los Angeles. He was surprised by hundreds of customers in an event that was turned into a movie. His boundless creativity and enthusiasm was an inspiration to all who saw it.
Tweens can change the world, and many of them did so in 2012. We’d like to end the year on a high note and with good news, so please click through the gallery below to see just some of the amazing tweens that have garnered attention for all the right reasons in 2012. From artists... Read more »

Talking to tweens about 9/11

Talking to tweens about 9/11
This morning was sunny, crisp and beautiful, and it felt very much like the morning of September 11, 2001. My tween and I were late for school, but on our way out the door, I stopped to put out our American flag.  My tween was surprised, because being on time is really important to me. ... Read more »
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