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Weekly $5 Challenge: The Red Fred Project

 Our weekly challenge to give up a fancy cup of coffee or a weekend beer and use the money in an unusual and worthwhile way. (We do the research for you,  and as a group we make a difference.) This

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Water Changes Everything

On our final day at the Aregash Lodge in Ethiopia, the owner came over and said, “God works in mysterious ways… The Water Minister of Ethiopia surprised me with a visit today. He came all the way from Addis Ababa.”

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Why We Should Embrace the “Extreme Parenting” title

Probably before, but ever since Time Magazine’s “Mom Enough” cover came out, people have been labeling parenting practices that are similar to or in alignment with “attachment parenting” as extreme. Most of us laughed it off because there was a

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You Have Given a Miracle This Christmas- Clean Water

We had the Waves for Awassa Event in Los Angeles on World AIDS Day. (December 1) Jack, from Waves for Water, gave a water demonstration and showed videos of what can happen to a community when it’s given what every

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H2OPE For Ethiopia | Clean Water Project 0

As most of you know, we are working with Waves for Water on a clean water project to bring rural Argisa, Ethiopia much needed filters to create access to safe drinking water. We were recently updated on the severity of the water

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Celebrating Christmas Without Presents

    This year we are starting the tradition of forgoing traditional Christmas presents. As extreme as it may sound for some, we feel it is absolutely right for our family.     For me, all of the excitement leading

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Waves For Awassa Los Angeles Dinner 0

If you’re in the L.A . area we would love for you to come to our Waves for Awassa dinner on December 1, 2012 (World AIDS Day): Awassa Children’s Project & Waves for Water  are joining together to launch the ‘Waves

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Phase 2 of Our Clean Water Project: Introducing- Waterlink Africa 0

Did you know? $1 can give clean water to one person for over a decade. Why is water life-altering? Unsterile water is the number two killer amongst children. Around the world, fetching water is a woman’s task. Thus, one of

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