• Kindness

    World Gratitude Day – Everyday

    grat·i·tude /ˈɡradəˌt(y)o͞od/ noun the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. World Gratitude Day was started by the United Nations Mediation Group. The official beginning was said to be at a Thanksgiving dinner, honoring a mediation Guru, in Hawaii in 1965.  Each person there pledged to hold a Gratitude Day in his or her own country on…

  • Fitness,  Fun

    Ladybug Yoga

    My girls recently attended a free yoga class at ivivva Boca Raton, from Sandy Gologursky, owner of Ladybug Yoga. The class was wonderful. It was so creative too!  She combined relaxation with movement and visualization. The kids really enjoyed themselves! I thought she incorporated many useful techniques to help them relax. Ones that they could use anywhere and anytime! Since school was right around the corner,…

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    Fashion,  Fun

    Live Justice

    “What is Live Justice? It’s a lifestyle. And it’s all about your girl. The way she stays true to herself. The choices she makes every day to go after her goals. Take a look at the way we celebrate all that she does to Live Justice every day!”—Justice When I first learned about Justice’s new Campaign “Live Justice”, I was…

  • 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!…