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100 waiting families

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Experts estimate that there are around 2 million hopeful adoptive families in the US who are waiting to adopt a baby. However, annually only around 20,000 babies are placed for adoption privately ...

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Experts: Parents should take steps to protect children in today’s culture

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Today’s children face unprecedented dangers, many of them with spiritual roots, yet many parents are asleep at the wheel. “Anxiety, depression, panic disorders have gone up among kids I’ve seen in my ...

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‘Commitment to America’ outlines Republican goals after election

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Republicans are hoping a new agenda, to be enacted should they take control of Congress in November, will motivate the party faithful and independents to actually vote. “Commitment to America,” a multi-point ...

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Can we keep our children in the Church for life?

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For thirty years the answer has been “NO”. For each of those years, nearly all protestant denominations have lost 70-86% of the children raised in the church (Barna research and many others). ...

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Sending your kid to school will cost a lot more this year

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Although back-to-school shopping is always expensive, parents this year must cope with the highest inflation in four decades. That’s in addition to real wages falling and expected higher taxes. As the cost ...

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Kids pick up crayons to draw their war experiences around the world

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“They still draw pictures!” So wrote the editors of an influential collection of children’s art that was compiled in 1938 during the Spanish Civil War. Eighty years later, war continues to upend children’s lives in ...

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Pizza Hut facing boycott for pushing drag queen book on kids

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Pizza Hut is facing a backlash from its customer base after it included a book about a child drag queen in its reading program for children. The recommendation was made as part ...

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15 tips for a summer of generosity

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Summer is a great time to not only relax with the family but also to share the joy of giving. From overflowing backyard gardens to helping with VBS, there are numerous ways ...

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10 more states report hepatitis outbreak in kids

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At least 10 more states across the United States are reporting similar cases of severe acute hepatitis—liver disease of unknown origin. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a national health alert ...

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Foster child says he won life’s ‘lottery’ as he graduates high school

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“Show-Me was like winning the lottery,” Tristian Wieboldt says. “Out of the hundreds of kids that apply [to Show-Me Christian Youth Home], only a few are lucky enough to be chosen. Most ...

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Hundreds gather at Disney Studios to protest company’s woke agenda

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More than 500 people gathered in front of Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, Calif., this week to speak out against the company’s woke agenda. Organized by Sean Feucht and his Hold the Line team, ...

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Staffing shortage harming ability  of Children’s Division to help foster kids

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Churches and ministries may want to pay extra close attention to children in their communities. Darrell Missey, the new director of the Missouri Children’s Division, says a severe staffing shortage is hurting ...

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Kansas kids in school after break, others across country not so lucky

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With the holiday break having ended, a number of school districts across the country are deciding to go fully remote to start the new year. It comes as Omicron cases rise, though ...

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Dozens of education bills await Missouri legislators as new session begins

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Education is a hot topic in Missouri as the 101st General Assembly’s Second Session begins this week. More than 100 bills concerning education awaited lawmakers as they returned to Jefferson City on ...

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Help children avoid Christmas emotional breakdowns

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The Christmas season is an exciting time for children – perhaps a little too exciting at times. Christi Bergin, Ph.D., a developmental psychologist at the University of Missouri, shared advice for making ...

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LGBT compliance forced on Church daycares in Build Back Better plan

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Child care provisions in President Biden’s massive Build Back Better plan will shut out Christian and other faith-based facilities that affirm traditional biblical doctrine. The controversy involves language within the House-passed bill ...

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Coming home: Foster kids return as young adults for the holidays

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December may not yet be here, but the signs are clear: leaves are changing colors, kids are practicing their songs, and housedad Ken Parton has already begun decorating for Christmas. Preparations are ...

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Harvard finds homeschooled kids turn out happy, well-adjusted, and engaged

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Researchers at Harvard University just released findings from their new study showing positive outcomes for homeschooled students. Writing in The Wall Street Journal last week, Brendan Case and Ying Chen of the Harvard Human Flourishing ...

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How companies push sugary drinks on children

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Walking down the drink aisle at any grocery store will take you past hundreds of drinks, from sodas to sports drinks. Drink sections for children are filled with a vast array of ...

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‘Woke’ books targeting a much younger audience of children

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“Woke books,” already a concern in school libraries, now are targeting an even younger audience. A wave of woke books about racism, same-sex parents and police brutality now can be found in ...

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Minno is the ‘Disney Plus’ for Christian kids, and Tony Evans in Israel

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I deleted Disney Plus from my television the other day — much to the consternation of my 9-year-old daughter. She enjoys shows about ponies and princesses. Unfortunately, though, her eyes (and thumb) ...

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Condoleezza Rice on CRT: “We don’t have to make white kids feel bad for being white”

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Condoleezza Rice, former secretary of state for President George W. Bush, said making “white kids feel bad for being white” is not the way to empower black children. Her comments came during ...

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Children’s book by Rep. Dan Crenshaw explains dangers of cancel culture

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Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas is helping families get an early start on fighting cancel culture. “Fame, Blame and the Raft of Shame” is the fourth in a series of titles by ...

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George Barna: Four Ms to help parents counter impact of social media on kids

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George Barna, director of the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University, is urging parents to take an active role in combating the influence of media on their children. “The most significant influence ...

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‘What’s That Sound’ is a decidedly different picture book for kids

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A distinctively different ABC picture book written by Kansas City author and artist, LeAnne Litka released in late September to much praise. What’s That Sound? took Litka four years to produce, but ...

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