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President Biden's administration is just over one month old, but there are many developments since Inauguration Day of interest and relevance to the family and the issues we as believers at Focus on the Family care deeply about.Congress is expected to begin debate this week on H.R. 5 – otherwise known as, “The Equality Act.” The legislation would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include “sexual orientation” and “gender identity.”Don't be fooled by the title of the bill.The post Three Things Every Family Needs to Know About What's Happening in Washington D.C. appeared first on Jim Daly.
Jesus' mother was Mary.The prophet Samuel's mother was Hannah.King David's mother?The Bible doesn't tell us. But she must have had tremendous insight into how to raise a boy to become man. Everyone remembers David for conquering Goliath. Yet, his strength and trust in the Lord were developed as a teenager in the field:“But David said to Saul, “Your servant used to keep sheep for his father. And when there came a lion, or a bear, and took a lamb from the flock, I went after him and struck him and delivered it out of his mouth.The post Mothers and Sons: Being a Godly Influence appeared first on Jim Daly.
Watch these videos just added to the Library of Congress website.2020 Library of Congress National Book FestivalThe National Book Festival continues! Curl up this weekend and watch your favorite authors in newly-released Q&A sessions on these stages:Children's AuthorsDon TateJon Scieszka & Steven WeinbergBarb RosenstockKate DiCamillo & Ann PatchettPam Muñoz RyanAngela DominguezK.A. HoltDeborah HopkinsonKwame MbaliaJessica & Parker CurryJerry CraftChelsea ClintonTeen AuthorsBecky Albertalli & Aisha SaeedGene Luen YangJason ReynoldsMike CuratoFamily, Food & FieldBill BufordJesse DoughertyBruce FeilerDavid KampJudith Warner & Esther WojcickiGail CollinsFiction & Genre FictionKali Fajardo-AnstineJohn GrishamJames McBrideIshmael Beah & Maaza MengisteColson WhiteheadEmily St. John MandelAlaya Dawn JohnsonDavid IgnatiusHistory & BiographyHarold Holzer, Ted Widmer & Kai BirdErica Armstrong DunbarEric FonerHeather Cox RichardsonDavid RubensteinPoetry & ProseJuan Felipe Herrera & Robert PinskyElizabeth TallentScienceKatherine EbanEdward D. MelilloLeland Melvin & Jonathan EllerUnderstanding Our WorldJames A. RobinsonHaben GirmaChristopher Caldwell & Thomas FrankDaniel MarkovitsBarton Gellman, David Ignatius & Thomas RidHomegrown from Home 2020Our stay-at-home summer folklife series included talks with the artists. Here are two newly-available chats.Conversation with Joe JencksConversation with Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas Ron Howard & J.D. Vance on "Hillbilly Elegy" Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden spoke with film director Ron Howard and J.D. Vance, author of "Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis," about the creative process of bringing the book to the screen with the release of the new film, "Hillbilly Elegy."Celebrating Beethoven at 250 at the Library of Congress The Library's Raymond White discussed some of the Beethoven treasures held in the music division of the Library of Congress. The People's Art Julie Goldsmith discussed "The People's Art: The Chicago Tribune's Transformation of Visual Journalism and Printing in the 20th Century."
Is math bogging down your homeschool day? (Discount Code expires 2/26!) Number of stars: 5 out of 5. Finding a math curriculum that works for your family can be a challenge! With CTCMath, all of your kids from K-12 can learn at their own pace with one family subscription. That’s right! With a CTCMath membership, […]The post LIGHTNING DEAL ALERT! Is math bogging down your homeschool day? (Discount Code expires 2/26!) appeared first on Hip Homeschool Moms.
Giant Eagle, Inc. has issued a voluntarily recall of Market District Gourmet Pretzel Platters and Gourmet Pretzel Bags due to the possibility the product may contain an undeclared pecan allergen. Those who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to pecans could experience a serious or life-threatening
The Library of Congress has acquired more than 200 sketches of the Rodney King police brutality trials against four Los Angeles police officers in the 1990s, drawn by courtroom sketch artist Mary Chaney (1927-2005).Although the focus is on the police officers, some of the sketches feature King on the witness stand describing his injuries while recording of the beating plays at his civil trial against the city of Los Angeles. Others show Judge John G. Davies (1929-2020) and members of the jury.Click here for more information.
Give her an opportunity, and Pamela Christian will gladly tell you about the day she died.It all began during an afternoon of tennis with girlfriends. She had been battling stomach problems all morning, a problem she dismissed as indigestion. But after a few practice swings, she started feeling short of breath and lightheaded, too much for the amount of exertion her warmup required.In a matter of minutes, she began vomiting and collapsed to the ground.The post Sudden Cardiac Arrest: A Survivor's Story appeared first on Jim Daly.
Vicki Rose was sitting on the beach when she realized her life was crashing down around her. Up and down the coastline families played together, built sandcastles, splashed in the waves, and created memories.Vicki sat there alone, sobbing. Her kids were hundreds of miles away with a babysitter. Her husband, Bill, was back in their hotel room, sick, trying to survive withdrawals from his drug addiction.Vicki had once believed that marriage would offer her the love and care she'd always wanted, heal her childhood hurts, and fill up her emptiness.The post Staying Together When You Feel Like Leaving appeared first on Jim Daly.
Are you worried about homeschooling and socialization? Do you know people who are still concerned that homeschooled children aren’t well socialized? Who believe that homeschoolers don’t know how to get along with others, have friends, and deal with real life? Or maybe you feel strongly about it, but your husband does not support homeschooling. I’m […]The post Are You Worried About Homeschooling and Socialization? appeared first on Hip Homeschool Moms.
Mathematics is a tongue, and per se, it has ethics of writing which must be followed. In a writing class, one should obey the laws of punctuation and grammar; one should write in prearranged paragraphs created with whole sentences, as well as the ultimate draft should be a spotless paper with a heading. Likewise, there
Homework is generally considered vital in achieving good grades. It not only allows the teacher to see where the student requires help, but also consolidates what the student has learned during the day. Mathematics is one of the more difficult subjects. It is a complex subject, often taught at high speed. It combines the requirement
College life can be tough if you want to study well. It can be even tougher when you combine your studies with extra-curricular activities, a job, or a family. In such a situation, it can be very difficult to find enough time for everything, and the need to do homework assignments for different courses can
When it comes to learning at school, students are often faced with challenges of varying degrees. From finding a particular subject such as math difficult, not being able to craft an essay properly to poor presenting skills, there is a lot that a student is supposed to have a good mastery of. In other words,
Many schools are now considering abolishing homework assignments in their institutions. May of their educators supporting this move, often cite various research studies that found out that homework has no significant impact in boosting student performance. This has become a common trend among elementary schools, which now prefer other methods such as 20-minute nightly reading
Many have always wondered whether homework s helpful or not? In all honesty, homework has proven to be a critical part of every students' learning process. This practice has had a positive effect on the wider majority, especially in shaping and preparing them for their future careers. In this blog, we set out to find
Have you or your kid ever been frazzled by the number of homework assignments that you have to do every night? Throughout the world, many parents and students continue to lament over the overwhelming amounts of homework that they have to deal with. Shockingly, one first grade was tasked with the responsibility of researching a
English is a language that everyone wants to know. It is popular in a way that if you do not know it, you are left out. It is common, thus many people forget that they have to learn about it. If you attend an English class, there is no guarantee you will be good at
Do you struggle with getting all your homework done and on time? You are not alone. Many people find it hard to juggle school work, employment, and personal lives. As a result, they take too long on their homework or do not manage to finish their assignments. In this article, we guide you on how
Biology as a subject is a complex science that has become a challenge to many students globally. However, biology homework assignments are challenging; students need to earn better grades to increase their GPA. Two options are available for the attainment of better grades and hence better GPA. Of course, the first options are for the
As homeschool moms, we tend to look at everything as a teaching opportunity, and starting a business is no different! We recently took the Rainmakers 7-day challenge to start an e-commerce business. We loved it so much we also joined their mastermind group! Want to find out more? You can take their 7-day challenge too. […]The post Start a Business and Teach Entrepreneurship appeared first on Hip Homeschool Moms.
Do you feel like a failure as a parent?At Focus on the Family, we hear from thousands of parents who do.Formulaic parenting is a common reason for this. It's the go-to method for a lot of moms and dads. They believe that parenting ought to be predictable. The right input should guarantee the right outcome. When it doesn't, they wonder, “What's wrong with me? What's wrong with my child?”A better approach is something called “trust-based relational parenting,” an idea that many say has revolutionized their parenting.The post Building a Lifelong Relationship with Your Child appeared first on Jim Daly.
The Library of Congress will continue its critically acclaimed season of Concerts from the Library of Congress with an offering of virtual concerts, interviews and conversations with artists and composers, lectures, curator talks and educational programs. The spring series kicks off on March 12 with a performance from the young musicians of the New World Symphony, followed by performances from Scottish pianist Steven Osborne on March 19 and the Dudok Quartet Amsterdam on March 26.All events will be made available at 8 p.m. ET on the scheduled premiere date on loc.gov/concerts, the Library’s YouTube channel and the Performing Arts at the Library of Congress Facebook page. All events of the season are free, and tickets are not required.Click here for more information.
Headshot of Danielle Allen with information on campaign with blue and red accentsA series of new events exploring ideas and actions to strengthen America’s democracy will debut in March, April and May with the launch of Our Common Purpose: A Campaign for Civic Strength at the Library of Congress. The initiative is created and hosted by Danielle Allen, who was awarded the 2020 John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity.This new campaign will feature public events hosted virtually on the Library's Facebook page and its YouTube site, along with workshops for K-12 educators to help educators across the country experiment and create new ways of making civic education come to life.Click here for more information.
Aaron's Gourmet Smoked Fish is issuing a voluntary recall of all smoked fish products due to the lack of licensure and regulatory oversight by the state agency. The products are packaged in both glass jars and vacuum-packed plastic bags.
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