Giving Back / Water Safety Awareness Month

My parents have a photo of me at 6 months old splashing in the water at our local swim club. To them, water safety was an important and necessary skill for all three children - Whitney, Michael and myself - to learn. But there are many children who do not have the resources available and every year half a million people die from drowning, over half of whom are children. Please read on to see how you can help.

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A Reason to Buy Girl Scout Cookies

It's the worst time of year to sell cookies, right? After we ring in the new year, most people make a resolution to cut back on sugar, processed foods and eat healthier, but this year, the Girl Scout of America have launched a new initiative to make cookie buying, this time of year, delightful. Aside from noting "gluten free" and vegan on two of their cookies this year, the girls scouts are spreading their love overseas.

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Giving Back

By: Whitney Phelps Flickinger

From an early age I have tried to instill in my kids that they are fortunate to have what they have.  Do they have everything that they want? NO!  Needing and wanting are two different things. They need clothes, food, water, shelter, etc.  Everything else is just stuff.  Read on for more on how we give back to those in need:

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