Mar 09 2011

Tom Davis, CEO of Children's HopeChest is our guest today

Our guest today is Tom Davis, who is the CEO of Children's HopeChest. Kelli met Tom when they travelled to love on kids in an orphanage in Haiti. That's what Children's HopeChest does! Their goal? To take care of "widows and orphans" in our country and around the world. They rescue kids from horrible situations and teach them about the God who loves them! Learn more about Tom's ministry here: http://www.hopechest.org/.

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Mar 09 2011

Are you giving something up for Lent? If so, what? Why?

It's the first day of Lent, the season that is set aside to remember what Jesus did for us as we approach Easter Sunday. Have you decided to give something up for Lent? Why or why not? What are you giving up?

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Mar 08 2011

Take Dr. Meier's quiz to test for ADD/ADHD

Dr. Meier of the Meier Clinics explained the symptoms of ADD and ADHD and what can be done to treat it. Do you suspect that you, or someone you know suffers from ADD or ADHD? Take Dr. Meier's quiz to check:

ADHD

 

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is typified by a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that is more frequent and severe than is typically observed in individuals at a comparable level of development. To determine if you or someone you know may have an Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), answer YES or NO to the following symptoms:

 

Yes       No        Question           

                        Often fails to give close attention to details or makes careless mistakes in             schoolwork, work, or other activities           

                        Often has difficulty sustaining attention in tasks or play activities   

                        Often does not seem to listen when spoken to directly      

                        Often does not follow through on instructions and fails to finish schoolwork, chores, or duties in the workplace           

                        Often has difficulty organizing tasks and activities

                        Often avoids, dislikes, or is reluctant to engage in tasks that require sustained mental effort

                        Often loses things necessary for tasks or activities           

                        Is often easily distracted by extraneous stimuli    

                        Is often forgetful in daily activities          

                        Often fidgets with hands or feet or squirms in seat           

                        Often leaves seat in classroom or in other situations in which remaining seated is expected 

                        Often runs about or climbs excessively in situations in which it is inappropriate       

                        Often has difficulty playing or engaging in leisure activities quietly 

                        Is often "on the go" or often acts as if "driven by a motor"

                        Often talks excessively  

                        Often blurts out answers before questions have been completed   

                        Often has difficulty awaiting turn 

                        Often interrupts or intrudes on others (e.g. butts into conversations

Learn more about Meier Clinics here:  http://meierclinics.com/. If you have a question for Dr. Meier, feel free to ask it here or email scottandkelli@klove.com. And if you missed our segment with him this week, you can listen now.

 

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