This Holiday Season Help Children Live, Grow and Learn

The holidays are officially here! Personally, I am one of those people that can’t wait to begin listening to (and singing along with) holiday music, getting decorations up around the house, and watching the holiday classics on TV. Not to mention the food! I have already baked countless pies and savory side-dishes for evenings with … Continue Reading

5 Ways To Give Back During The Holiday Season

You love Christmas shopping and naturally you’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, right? Well here’s a new ‘Day’ to celebrate during the Holiday Season—a day to give back. It’s called Giving Tuesday or #GivingTuesday. On Tuesday November 27, 2012, giving back will have its opening day. Retailers, charities, online organizations, community centers, individuals, … Continue Reading

Empowering Change, Education Is A Right For All

On October 9th, Malala Yousafzai, a 14 year-old girl in Pakistan, was brutally shot in the head by the Taliban simply because she wanted to go to school. The world witnessed her standing up for 32 million girls around the world who are denied their right to an education every day. Today, the world is … Continue Reading

10 Mom Bloggers For Social Good on Babble.com

Honored. Blessed. Grateful. To be included in this article: 10 Mom Bloggers Share When They Began Blogging for Social Good

Trick-or-Treat, Motivate Kids To Be Global Citizens

Do your kids trick-or-treat each year and haul back loads of candy? My now 18-year old son always had up until, according to him, he became an adult this year. How much of that candy do you pilfer annually to eat yourself? I’ve always confiscated all Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups—indicating to my son it would … Continue Reading

Empower A Girl And She’ll Change The World

When I found out during week 20 of my second pregnancy that I was having a girl, I was over the moon. I remember repeating over and over to myself, “I’m going to have a daughter.” And during the first four years of my daughter’s life, I often found myself repeating, still amazed, “I have … Continue Reading

Providing Nutrition for School Children in Bolivia

I’m beyond thrilled and honored to be selected a member of Global Team of 200. I couldn’t fulfill this commitment successfully if not for the unconditional friendship and encouragement I receive from all of you. Thank you. Your support means the world. Are you familiar with the World Food Programme (WFP)? WFP (World Food Programme) is the food aid arm of … Continue Reading