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Singing For Hope On Maddie’s (Would Be) 4th Birthday!

Singing For Hope On Maddie’s (Would Be) 4th Birthday!

Tweet For as long as I have know the blogosphere I have known the story of Maddie, the sweet child of Heather Spohr who was born prematurely and passed away a little over a year later. It was only when we both were part of the opening keynote team at Evo Conference that I learned [&hellip

Take The Eye-Care Pledge And Help Kids See More!

Take The Eye-Care Pledge And Help Kids See More!

Tweet I love what the Boys And Girls Club does. The purpose it serves in a community is so vital and if you have ever visited one you would know they are always in need of help. It is why I love VSP Eye Care’s latest campaign. Here’s the skinny: Every child deserves to see [&hellip

Sensory Friendly Movies At The AMC Theaters! #SpecialNeeds #Autism

Sensory Friendly Movies At The AMC Theaters! #SpecialNeeds #Autism

Tweet The Autism Society, and the AMC have joined forces to screen movies in a sensory friendly environment. These will help many families, especially those dealing with Autism. About the program: The program provides a special opportunity for families to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment. The auditoriums dedicated to the [&hellip

Announcing Feeding Hope 2011!

Announcing Feeding Hope 2011!

Tweet Times are tough, in fact tougher than ever. As I write this our home is actually another jobless one but my focus is way beyond that this year. I think of many who have no meals and rely on others for one. In fact  when you need help most is probably the best time [&hellip

If You Swab We All Win

If You Swab We All Win

Tweet Being an avid Seth Godin fan, I subscribe to his blog and pretty much agree with everything he says. Today, I was touched to see Seth going out of his way to help his friend Amit Gupta (twitter @SuperAmit), who is suffering from Acute Leukemia. Amit is the founder of Photojojo and Jelly. He is urgently in need of [&hellip

Strawberry Shortcake Teams Up with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Strawberry Shortcake Teams Up with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Tweet September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and  Strawberry Shortcake is teaming up Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. This won’t be the first time they have teamed up to help raise awareness and funds in support of the fight against cancer. By hosting Strawberry Shortcake Alex’s Lemonade Stands families can ALSF in support of cancer research [&hellip

CaringBridge – Providing A Bridge To Support In Challenging Times!

CaringBridge – Providing A Bridge To Support In Challenging Times!

Tweet The last thing you want to do in trouble times is pick up the phone and call friends. Even sending emails leaves one grappling for the right words. Yet, the support friends and extended family provide is valuable too. CaringBridge was created to help these families stay in touch and provide information, while increasing time [&hellip

Sprite Spark Parks Project

Sprite Spark Parks Project

Tweet While budget cuts make it a challenge for kids to get what they need to get ahead it is wonderful to see brands step in to fill in the gap. The one thing that gets sorely neglected is play spaces for kids. From someone who has had to deal with riff-raff in her neighborhood [&hellip

In An Instant!

In An Instant!

Tweet Instant pudding. Instant coffee. Instant oatmeal. Instant gratification. We seem to want everything in an instant, forgetting the old adage about stopping to smell the  roses. We go go go, tweet, update our status, multitask, call, buy, click, skim, delete. Everyone is in such a hurry. What we don’t realize is that life can [&hellip

Interviewing John Legend! #GiveEducation

Interviewing John Legend! #GiveEducation

Tweet So I posted a bit on Mommy Niri about John Legend – you have to see the wonderful video there with him singing Let It Shine. So quick story since I think the videos capture it better: P&G Give Education and Communities in School have John Legend as an ambassador to help keep kids [&hellip