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Speak Now for Kids Twitter Chat


Tweet I hope that you will be able to join us and help spread the word about a very important Twitter chat this week for Speak Now for Kids. The Children’s Hospital Association, children’s hospitals across the country and organizations focused on child health are collaborating to develop and grow an online network for health care […]

Philips Healthcare Breast Cancer Awareness Initiative


Tweet The following is a very important guest post from my friend, Janine: Hurry up and wait. That is what it feels like when someone ‘sees something’ on a mammogram picture. Hurry to book another appointment. Then wait for the results. It can be agonizing – especially when it leads to more tests, more waiting, […]

OfficeMax’s A Day Made Better {Giveaway}


Tweet Over the last five years of blogging, I’ve gotten requests from companies ranging from the magical to the bizarre.  Some emails cause me to roll my eyes and delete, some require a red flag and some consideration, and some – like the one I’m about to share today – make me hit reply so […]

What Makes a House a Home Twitter Party with P&G

Tweet What makes a house a home? And what does “home” mean to your family? Please join me on World Habitat Day, October 7, as we celebrate the work Procter & Gamble and Habitat for Humanity are doing to create homes for families around the world. The What Makes a House a Home Twitter Party […]

Habitat for Humanity’s Carter Work Project Twitter Party

Tweet Please join me for a very important Twitter event celebrating and honoring the 30-year legacy of Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter’s work with Habitat for Humanity. For one special hour we’ll be sharing the history of the Carter Work Project and chatting with past participants. We hope to inspire future volunteers as well – maybe […]

Compassion International Blog Month Twitter Party


Tweet While countless bloggers support Compassion International year round with posts about their experiences sponsoring Compassion children and supporting other Compassion initiatives, September is a special time.  All month long thousands of posts will be written, images will be pinned, tweets will be sent, and Facebook status updates will be posted, all with the purpose of releasing […]

And Suddenly…Nine


Tweet I will never forget the first moment that I boldly communicated that my calling in life was to be a mother.  During a bit of downtime in a college creating writing class, the professor asked us – a motley crew of students from various programs and majors – to share what we hoped to […]

Compassion International Nicaragua Twitter Party


Tweet A message from Shaun Groves, Compassion International: Five years ago the first bunch of Compassion Bloggers stepped off a plane in Uganda. Jet-lagged, nervous, battling bats and a dial-up internet connection, they used their collective online voice to speak for Compassion’s children. Hundreds were sponsored. And Compassion said, “Let’s do that again!” So we […]