Category Archives: Kid Approved

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Education Day

Youth Leadership Henry Education Day

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s blog post, I am writing about education day, one of the program days for Youth Leadership Henry. Youth Leadership Henry is a program for sophmores in Henry County, and offers a chance for leadership-minded teens to see behind-the-scenes in the different vital roles in the community. We have done […]

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Shirt Stories – Amazon Merch

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! I have worked it out with my new college schedule and I think Friday will be best for my weekly blog post. Today’s blog post is about the stories behind a few of my t-shirts that I make. Shirt stories, if you will. Disclaimer: This post will contain referral links to […]

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driving requirements

Driving Guide for Teens

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Hey Sparkles! Happy New Year! I am writing today about the requirements for driving in the state of Georgia and the requirements to get a Georgia driver’s license. As it turns out, it’s a lot more complicated than you might think. I am writing about this topic for a couple of reasons. Firstly, because I […]

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New Post Schedule

New Post Schedule

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Hey Sparkles! Goodness, it’s been a while! I am writing to inform all my Sparkles that I have decided to only post once a week, beginning in January. My new post schedule will allow for flexibility. I have many reasons for this decision, and I will share a few here. My first reason is that […]

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First Electric Traffic Light

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday! For today’s Monday Moment post, I am writing about the first electric traffic light. The first electric traffic light ever installed was installed on August 5, 1914. That is 105 years ago today! On August 5, 1914, the American Traffic Signal Company installed a traffic signal system on the corner of […]

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August Ideas

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday blog post, I am writing about the month of August and its various themes. August can be a bit of a hectic month, with going back to school and settling into a routine, but the weather doesn’t know it’s fall yet, and it is still hot outside, […]

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NASA Artemis

NASA Invented and The Artemis Project

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday! For today’s Monday Moment post, I am writing about President Eisenhower signing NASA into effect. In case you didn’t know, NASA stands for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program, […]

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Back to School

Back to School!

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday blog post, I am writing about going back to school. This year, for the first time since I was in 2nd grade, my family will not be doing Artios. This is a big change from what we’ve always done. However, we have decided that teaching the little […]

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Encountering God

Encountering God Bible Study Chapter 11

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday! For today’s Wednesday Wisdom post, I am writing from the last chapter of Encountering God: A Study in Psalms by Steve Pettit. It covers Psalm 150. Psalm 150 – Hallelujah! The book of Psalms begins with a promise, “Blessed is…” (1:1), and ends with a praise, “Praise ye the Lord” (150:6). […]

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Chick-Fil-A

New Truett’s Chick-Fil-A

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday blog post, I am writing about the remodeled Dwarf House in Stockbridge, Georgia, near my house. Of course, now it is called Truett’s Chick-Fil-A. I have personally tested out both the self-service and the drive-thru, and like both. I especially like how they have a door to […]

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Encountering God

Encountering God Bible Study Chapter 10

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday! For today’s Wednesday Wisdom post, I am writing from chapter 10 of Encountering God: A Study in Psalms by Steve Pettit. Chapter 10 is about Psalm 139. Psalm 139 – Lead Me in the Everlasting Way In Psalm 139, King David writes a compelling description of an infinite, immense God who […]

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Rosetta Stone found

Rosetta Stone is Found

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday! For today’s Monday Moment post, I am writing about the Rosetta Stone being found. The Rosetta Stone is a stone with writing on it in three different scripts, hiroglyphics, demotics, and Greek. The reason for the Rosetta Stone being written in three scripts is because when it was written, there were […]

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Aviation

Museum of Aviation Field Trip

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday blog post, I am writing about my family’s field trip to the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, Georgia. The Museum of Aviation largely focuses on the Air Force’s role in past wars. It has over 80 aircraft and is the 2nd largest Air Force Museum. Also, […]

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Encountering God

Encountering God Bible Study Chapter 9

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday! For today’s Wednesday Wisdom post, I am writing from chapter nine of Encountering God: A Study in Psalms by Steve Pettit. Encountering God Chapter 9: The Lord is my Helper and Keeper The Lord is Our Helper “I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? […]

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First Women

First Women in the Air Force

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday! For today’s Monday Moment post, I am writing about the first women in the Air Force. They were able to join through a program called Women in the Air Force, which came into effect in 1948 when President Truman signed the Women’s Armed Service Integration Act, allowing women to serve directly […]

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