Day #91: Give One-on-One Time to Your Child

We spend lots of time together as a family. That is one of the reasons we are on this 365-day giving adventure, but today I spent extra one-on-one time with our oldest daughter. I took her fishing at a lake near our campground. We hiked from fishing spot to fishing spot, talking as we went. We haven't ever gone fishing together before so I taught her how to cast and reel in the line. After … [Read more...]

Day #82 Give with Big Brothers Big Sisters in Asheville, NC

Today, we met with Robin Myer (Executive Director) at the Big Brothers Big Sisters offices in Asheville. BBBS matches adult mentors with kids who need a caring role model in their lives. It is a process based on personality, hobbies, and experiences. I really like this one-on-one model. BBBS' goal is for the mentor and child to form long-term relationships - establishing a positive role model … [Read more...]