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Why August is a dangerous month for many kids

Why August is a dangerous month for many kids

If you’re like I am, you’re tired of the unbearable humidity and mugginess, and you’re ready for fall to arrive. Being out in the sweltering heat can sap your energy … and it’s even worse if you haven’t had anything to eat all day.  The dry air and scorching...
The four W’s of the global hunger crisis

The four W’s of the global hunger crisis

Worldwide hunger remains one of the most critical needs facing our world today. Countless men, women, and children suffer from swollen bellies, hollow cheeks, and the constant, gnawing pains of starvation. But who are these people? Where do they live? And why is...
What’s on the menu for lunch?

What’s on the menu for lunch?

Sundays are my meal prep days. I cook my lunches for the workweek, put them in Tupperware containers, and stick them in the fridge so I can grab them in the mornings before I head out the door. It’s easy, and it means I don’t have to think about what I’m going to eat...
What do you eat during a famine?

What do you eat during a famine?

What if today’s only meal were a choice between eating grass or old melon rinds? Neither sounds too appetizing, right? But that’s the reality for families living in places ravaged by famine such as Niger, Zimbabwe, and South Sudan. Civil war, drought, famine, and...
Watson, the miracle baby

Watson, the miracle baby

Every time Dodline looked at her baby boy, she wanted to cry. Watson was only 4 months old, but his life had already been terrible. From the time he was born, Dodline knew something was wrong. His skin was too loose. His bones were too prominent. Despite his mother’s...
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