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Choose Love

Choose Love

Scarlett Lewis founded the Choose Love Movement after her son, Jesse, was murdered during the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in December 2012. It is one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history. Shortly after his death, Scarlett decided to be part of the...

Talking Sticks

Talking Sticks

Sometimes it’s hard to get children to tell you about their day. Talking sticks can get a child talking. On craft sticks write different questions. Put the sticks in a cup and during dinner have each family member take turns drawing a stick and answering the question....

Making Your Home Safe For Grandchildren

Making Your Home Safe For Grandchildren

If your grandchildren are coming for a visit, whether long or short, you want your home to be safe. Here's a website mysafehome.org that lets you take a virtual tour of a home and gives safety tips for each room. There's other great information too.

Carob Candy

Carob Candy

Carob Candy You will need: 1 c. honey 1 c. peanut butter 1 c. carob powder 1 c. sesame seeds 1 c. unsalted peanuts ½ c. shredded coconut 1. Cover cookie sheet with waxed paper. 2. Heat honey and peanut butter until they can be easily mixed together. 3. Quickly add the...