Category Archives: Charitable
Last September, I read a post shared on Facebook, calling out the empty intentions behind so many “awareness” campaigns. ThisView full post »
In the days following the earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, I, like so many of us, was glued to the TV and any bit of news I could takeView full post »
More than 3,000 children’s lives could be saved every day with something as simple as a bar of soap and clean water. – SoapBoxView full post »
Shine the light.
It’s the only way to find our way out.
It’s the only way to find joy again.
It’s the only way to findView full post »
The ladies from HaHas for HooHas are really… special. I love them for their humor and talent (and Jen’s mad dance skillz), andView full post »
I am as guilty as it gets when it comes to getting swept up in the hype of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. I’ve sat in lines outsideView full post »
If you’ve been anxious for an update on Jamie – the mom who was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer while pregnant, the momView full post »
It’s been almost exactly a year since I broke down and got help for what turned out to be postpartum anxiety.
This time last year, IView full post »
I’m not a very religious person, but I believe in God, and I believe in God putting people in my life at times I need themView full post »
It started with a walk through a door…
And into a garden at one end of a bridge.
It was shaded with trees, and the sun pokedView full post »
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For as much attention as mainstream media likes to give mothers and drama (or “mommy wars”) on theView full post »
Last night, around 3 a.m., Leyna woke. And it was one of those cries that let me know she was hungry or just plain annoyed andView full post »
I got to go to an event this week in Dallas where we talked a little about how video games affect kids, specifically girls.
It wasView full post »
“Only 15% of all women with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders ever receive professional treatment. This means that each yearView full post »
So there is this baby and she turned one last week, and her name is Getty, and she has Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1 (SMA1).
HappyView full post »
It’s a good thing I’m not a modest person. My trip through security on my way to Seattle involved lots of hollering back andView full post »
Well, folks, the final emails went out this morning. I’ve officially notified everyone of their prize wins. Check your inboxes andView full post »
The last three weeks have been incredible. I’ve been moved to tears by your generosity more times than I can count. What started outView full post »
I’m coming at you with another #helpSam update. We are 3 days out from the end of the fundraiser (June 11th), and while we’veView full post »
WOW. WOW. WOW. I really don’t know what else to say. You know that $1,000 goal? Hah! Smashed that in HOURS. In fact, after I postedView full post »
At the beginning of April, 2010, when Sam was just 4 months old, he had surgery to remove a lump from his scrotum.
On April 13th he wasView full post »
Remember how I gave up the internet, in it’s entirety, for a whole week last year? Sure, it was a little life changing in that itView full post »
The devastation in Haiti is still on my mind. After making my donation to the Red Cross and following the story of the BRESMA orphans allView full post »
I was SO ready for this race. Being my second marathon, I felt a sense of calm about me. It was like I could relax more, enjoy it moreView full post »
More specifically, will you give up $5 to help me support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS)? I am 11 days away from the big race, myView full post »
Scott (my husband) and I trained for and completed the Marine Corps Marathon 4 years ago, and I think if there is anything out thereView full post »