Teach a kid to fish...Some of our older kids have been exploring different areas of interest, either through online college courses or through volunteer work, like becoming certified First Responders. Jim Bob and I also encourage our children to apprentice with people who are professionals in their field. We think this allows them to find things they're interested in and learn about more about them.
A lot of the kids have really enjoyed learning from our film crew (they're so sweet and are like family to us). The kids ask them questions and the crew tells them about their equipment, which is really fascinating to some of the children. It's been great because our crew has a wealth of knowledge and wisdom in their fields, and the kids get to ask themselves, "Is that something I really want to do?" -- whether it's photography, videography or sound.
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