A Word To Bullies

News WKBT Anchor Jennifer Livingston takes on a comment from a viewer.  Actually, she takes the guy down on her news show. Livingston also uses it as springboard to promote the National Anti-Bullying Month and encourage viewers. As someone who was bullied unmercifully from 4th grade until I graduate from high school I'm glad that … Continue reading A Word To Bullies

Operation Christmas Child 2011

It's time to pack shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child.  Operation Christmas Child is a project of Franklin Graham's organization Samaritan's Purse that seeks to provide the neediest children with a simple gift. This may be the only gift that many have ever received. How You Can Get Involved: Pack a shoe box. Take box … Continue reading Operation Christmas Child 2011

Haiti Education Project

A student at the TLC Barefoot School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, works on classroom assignments.  Texas Baptists have partnered with Siloe Baptist School in Grande-Guave, seeking sponsors to send impoverished Haitian children to a Christian school for $15 a month.Haiti was a country in turmoil before the earthquake that rocked Haiti almost a year. Education plays … Continue reading Haiti Education Project

Operation Christmas Child 2010

One tradition the Big Guy and I look forward each year is packing shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child.  Operation Christmas Child is a project of Franklin Graham's organization Samaritan's Purse that seeks to provide the neediest children with a simple gift. For many this may be the only gift they have ever received. How … Continue reading Operation Christmas Child 2010

Top 10: Allergy Things

Yes, I know this is a strange topic. My inspiration came from a friend who mentioned discovering a child she was keeping had food allergies and not knowing about it.  I have severe food allergies and have had since I was a young child. While I have noticed more people are aware of food allergies, … Continue reading Top 10: Allergy Things

Still Missing: Madeline McCann

It has been one year since Madeleine McCann disappeared. The McCann family was vacationing in Portugal at the time. Apparently, there have been no solid leads in the case. According to a piece on Good Morning America sealed statements by the McCann's have been leaked to the media. The day she disappeared Madeleine questioned her … Continue reading Still Missing: Madeline McCann

Language Development: Infant Response to Words

In a recent study by Anne Fulkerson and Sandra Waxman compared the response of infants to words verses other sounds or tones. The study included 128 infants, half were six months and the other half twelve months. The infants were shown a set of 8 slides of either fish or dinosaurs. All slides where the … Continue reading Language Development: Infant Response to Words