• growing up glad, march of dimes, march for babies, charity, mom blog, mommy blog, fashion blog, parenting blog, girl power, inspiration, motivation, 2016
    Kindness

    March for Babies

    The members of our Samaritans365 club learned about the March of Dimes this month. Our involvement with this wonderful organization actually began the month before. Our club collected empty shoeboxes. We wrapped the boxes in pink and blue wrapping paper. The children made note cards to decorate the boxes and we distributed them to each classroom in our Elementary School. Over the next…

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    Fashion,  Kindness,  Parenting

    Metamorphosis

    I had the opportunity to guest blog for Hooligans Magazine again. This post can also be read on their blog. Hooligans Magazine is a quarterly print publication featuring children’s fashion, art and design.  The first image that comes to mind when I hear the word “metamorphosis” is a butterfly. I think of the transformation it goes through from its stage as a caterpillar. I…

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    Kindness

    Love & Laughter

    No one has to face cancer alone. Gilda’s Club South Florida offers free programs for men, women, teens, and children as well as their families and friends who have been touched by cancer. Their innovative program is an essential complement to medical care, providing support groups, healthy lifestyle workshops, educational programs, and social activities, all free of charge to their…

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    Kindness

    Kids Care

    Kids Care is a program sponsored by Sandi and Barry Schwartz that provides kids the opportunity to make a difference. Sandi explains, “We like to collaborate with other local groups so our children can be exposed to different people and situations outside of their typical day/comfort zone.” In addition to organizing the Kids Care program’s monthly activities, Sandi also has a blog called…

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    Kindness

    Fostering Care

    To focus our attention on our intention, we started off our meeting as we always do by reading our Peace Pledge together as a group. This helps us foster care, kindness, and compassion.​​ Peace Pledge  I pledge to use my words to speak in a kind way. I pledge to help others as I go throughout my day. I pledge to care for…