Category Archives: Service Learning & Volunteerism

How Helping Others Helps Your Child

By Allison Amy Wedell Anyone who has ever volunteered knows how good it makes them feel—and it’s no different for kids. But did you know studies have found links between volunteering and positive self-esteem? One such study, published in the … Continue reading

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Enter to Win Living on the Veg and Go Green!

This giveaway is now closed. This month, five lucky readers will win: Living on the Veg: A kids’ guide to life without meat Go Green! Join the green team and learn how to reduce, reuse, and recycle! With colorful illustrations … Continue reading

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Service Learning 101

By Amanda C. Symmes, LICSW When I was in college, I fumbled around for a bit trying to find a major that suited me. I tried on English, psychology, education, and sociology, and then in the midst of my confusion … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Ignite a Sense of Purpose in Children

By Allison Wedell Schumacher If I could, I would raise my daughter in a world without hatred, bigotry, or cruelty. A world where poverty doesn’t exist and all people are equal and respected regardless of gender, sexuality, race, or religion. … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Help Teens Make a Difference in Their Communities

The drive to make a difference in the world is a powerful one, but sometimes teens don’t know where to start. Here are eight ways teens can make a difference in their local communities. Share this list with the teens … Continue reading

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