2018/07/16
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Teaching Kids to Spark Goodness through Simple Acts of Kindness

Disclosure: Sponsored by author T.A. Barron and the Spark Goodness Program. How do you teach your kids to be good people? Sounds simple, right? We think […]
2016/11/14
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What the World Needs Now

In a world where we still have to sound off to remind the world that #BlackLivesMatter, American Girl Doll Melody Ellison is a relevant reminder that […]
2016/11/14
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Be the Change

“Mommy, why is that man with no legs asking you for money?” My daughter asked me this when she was 3-years-old. We were downtown Chicago for […]
2016/11/03
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Vote Like Your Child’s Future Depends On It

This post was produced with support from Clean Air Moms Action. All opinions are, of course, my own. The upcoming election has been dominated by divisive […]
2015/12/03
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Every Morning I drop My Girls off at School I’m Terrified its Our Last Goodbye

My mind has been swirling with all the mass shootings and talk of gun control or should I say, lack thereof? Between Trump, shootings and racists […]
2015/08/20
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How to Talk about HIV with Your Child

Disclosure: This post is made possible by support from the We Can Stop HIV One Conversation at a Time campaign. All opinions are my own. Do […]
2015/06/26

Marriage Equality and Being Human in America

Today, marriage equality became legislation nation wide. Today we got one step closer to human equality. According to the Oxford dictionary a Human Being: A man, woman, […]
2015/03/07
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Doesn’t Every Child Deserve a Full Belly?

Every once in awhile I get the opportunity to use my piece of the Internet for something good. I love when that happens because it makes […]
2014/12/29
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Change the World do 100 Good Deeds in 100 Days

I’ve always found the philosophy of do unto others, as you would have them do unto you a righteous one. I embrace the idea of random […]