• growing up glad, moving, talking to your kids about moving, kids confidence, mom blog, mommy blog, fashion blog, parenting blog, girl power, inspiration, motivation, 2016

    When Kids Move

    My daughter came to me one evening and said she wanted to write a blog post for kids who are moving and switching schools. This is something she is experiencing this summer before entering 3rd grade. I was both pleasantly surprised and proud of her. She took the initiative to write this (well, dictate this to me as I typed). We worked…

  • Fashion,  Giving,  Kindness

    Headbands of Hope

    Headbands of Hope is not your typical company that sells headbands, bandanas and other accessories. For each headband sold, one is donated to a child with cancer. My friend, Happy Science Mom, recently told me about them. She thought a collaboration with Growing Up Glad would be a good fit. I spent some time researching it and she was right!…

  • Girl Power,  Giving,  Kindness,  Parenting

    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…

  • growing up glad, happiness, ivivva, spreading happiness, charity, mom blog, mommy blog, fashion blog, parenting blog, girl power, inspiration, motivation, 2016
    Fashion,  Fitness,  Fun,  Girl Power,  Kindness

    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…

  • Kindness

    International Day of Happiness

    UPDATE 3/18/16: Due to the anticipated inclement weather, the MIndBody Expo has been rescheduled for Sunday, May 15, 2016. Our Happiness Wall will be at Ivivva Boca Raton this Sunday, March 20, 2016 from 2-5pm. Come visit us and pledge how you will spread happiness in your school, community or workplace. Enter to win a giveaway for a private shopping night…