Category Archives: Kid Approved

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First electric traffic light

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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SOS in Morse Code Becomes Worldwide Standard for Help

Hey Sparkles! Happy Monday! For today’s Monday Moment post, I am writing about SOS becoming the worldwide standard for help on July 1, 1908. I am also writing about Morse code. That is 111 years ago today. SOS in Morse is …—… This famous code was invented by an American, Samuel Finley Breese Morse. He […]

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Stone Mountain Park Lasershow

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday blog post, I am writing about my family going to Stone Mountain Park to see the Lasershow Spectacular, in MountainVison* Luckily, before the Lasershow started, we got to watch the glass blowing demonstration. The guy turned a couple of pieces of glass into a beautiful flower. It […]

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Encountering God

Encountering God Bible Study Chapter 8

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Wednesday! For today’s Wednesday Wisdom post, I will be hitting the highlights of chapter 8 in Encountering God: A Study in Psalms. However, if you want to dig in deeper, then I highly recommend buying the book on Amazon here. Jubilate The title of Psalm 100, “A Psalm of Praise,” is unique. […]

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Moby Dick

Moby Dick Book Review

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday post, I am writing about the book I recently read, an American classic, Moby Dick. This book (I read the abridged version) was not very interesting to me. Maybe it is just because I don’t like to read about animals being killed. The descriptions of how the […]

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