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    Strong Self(ie) Subscription Box – Inspiring Girls to “Just Do You”

    Strong Self(ie) is not your ordinary subscription box service. Kristen and Stephanie are 2 MOM-trepreneurs with a common goal to teach their daughters and all girls to be strong, confident and proud of who they are. Our missions to empower young girls and inspire them to be their best selves are truly aligned. I felt honored when they contacted me to review…

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    Positive Pocket

    The Samaritans365 club welcomed the founder of Positive Pocket to our final meeting of the year.  Becca Zerbo, 17, explained, “I created Positive Pocket in 2011 in response to a bullying incident, which left me feeling sad, angry, embarrassed, upset, and anxious. That night, I went on the computer, typed up some of my favorite positive sayings and included some pictures…

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    Happiness at ivivva

    On Sunday, March 20, 2016 we celebrated the UN’s International Day of Happiness. I was inspired by Live Happy’s idea for a happiness wall and their #happyacts challege. My friends at Potions In Motiongenerously made and donated this wall for my event. I wanted to create a space where kids and adults could share their ideas on how they can spread…

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    Growing Up Glad- The Inspiration

    The idea for this blog came to me when my youngest daughter was graduating Pre-K. She is very shy and for the past 2 years, her teachers have told me to work on her self-confidence. As a former Mental Health and Elementary School Guidance Counselor, I thought, how can this be? I use everything I have learned about self-esteem and…