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Kas Winters
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Release the Power of Your Child’s Imagination

Imagination. We frequently hear the Einstein quote, “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” The full quote is even better. The rest of it says: “For while knowledge defines all we currently know and understand, Click here for the full article.
Kas Winters
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Watch it Grow

In these days of texting, electronic communication, digital entertainment, and computerized everything, children and others are losing touch with nature. Click here for the full article.
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Web Extra Phoenix

When Saint Mary's Food Bank took over the West Side Food Bank in Surprise Arizona about three years ago, it didn't take long before changes were made both in staff and operational practices. Among the personnel casualties was Jesse Ramirez. Jesse had served at the West Side Food Bank for 21 years and last held the position of Manager of Volunteer Services Click here for the full article.
Kas Winters
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Kas Winters

It’s a new year and a great time to put systems in place to make your life and that of your children easier. Sometimes, all it takes is a couple of file folders in a set location such as a box, basket, tote, tub, or holder on top of the microwave, near the front door, or in the corner of a kitchen counter. Label a few folders as needed. Choose a place where papers can be moved directly from backpacks to the proper location. This is especially helpful for school papers that need to be returned to teachers, details about assignments and projects, events and other school or extra-curricular activity dates and contact information. Work to establish a habit of putting papers there as soon as students get home from school and also try to remember to check the “Return to Teacher” folder before kids leave for class each morning. Make sure everyone knows that the folders should not develop legs and move to other locations in the house. Click here for the full article.
Becky Campos
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Give Yourself the Gift of Health

What is the one gift that you can give to yourself this Christmas that will also give to others? The answer is simple; your health. What ever happens to you also happens to those you love and those who love you. Your health or lack of health is experienced in one way or another by those in the sphere of your life. The gift of my health is the greatest gift I can give to my husband, children and grand children. Imagine for a moment the drama and trauma our family endured when my sister, mother and I were diagnosed with cancer in a span of two years time. For each individual that is diagnosed or living with a health condition that disrupts their life there are parents, children, siblings, friends, congregations and long distant families who are affected by the drama and trauma of one persons unfortunate health crisis. When I reclaimed my health from twelve years of chronic illness that culminated with breast cancer I also reclaimed my life and my family reclaimed rest in their souls from watching me suffer. Click here for the full article.