Posts filed under: Give

Family stories in general have an amazing effect on self-esteem.  They provide a sense of belonging and purpose.  In addition, stories and messages given specifically to one person can be a sweet boost of confidence and a dose of self-assurance...
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We celebrate lots of little and big things in life:  birthdays, graduations, anniversaries, vacations, reunions, new babies, new jobs, and old friends.  Celebrations are often milestones, and they are as much a part of your family story as they are...
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Today’s post was written for Lori Jackson’s blog Choosing Wisdom. Learning and Teaching is One of the Greatest Services We Can Give There are few things more impactful than a teacher. And not just any teacher, a great teacher. Great...
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How often do you hear the word “connectivity” these days?  There are certainly some advantages of being connected to the world wide web and being connected to friends and family through technology.  But being “connected” nowadays seems to result in...
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  • Real Life, Real Passion
Welcome to episode eleven of the Real Life, Real Passion podcast. Today our guest is the cheerful and talented music and reading teacher Mrs. Barbara Shidler. Mrs. Shidler is known to every student that attends Canyon Elementary School. She is fun...
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In the last couple of weeks on #familyhistoryfriday, we’ve talked about both the WHY and the HOW of getting our photos out of digital form.  Bringing our photos to life in this way allows us to see, hold, and actually...
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  • Why It's Important to Print Your Photos
There’s so much focus these days on digital photo storage.  There are all sorts of suggestions out there:  cloud, DVD, flash drive, photo storage companies.  It can leave us feeling like we need backups of our backups.  But what good...
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  • Smile
Why do we underestimate the power of a smile? Why do we think that simple things cannot possibly make a large impact? I have found that simple things are usually the easiest things to implement and lead to the strongest...
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  • Integrity
There are many things that we do in life. In fact, there are an unlimited number of things and activities that we can fill our lives with. Some are necessary, some are good, and some simply use up our time....
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  • Memory-Keeping Mythbusting
Did you know there are MYTHS about memory-keeping?  It’s true!  There are things people believe about preserving photos and memories that are just plain false.  This month during #familyhistoryfriday on Evolve, we’ll look at four memory-keeping myths and BUST them...
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