(Re)Creating Memories at Walt Disney World

Full Disclosure – I am the person who rolls her eyes and clicks away every time the “You Only Have 18 Summers” memes make a resurgence. After all, I’m forty-one years old and I still vacation with my parents. I tend to think that preemptively panicking about my children growing up and moving away is some next…

October 17, 2019
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Evolving Faith

I am sitting on the bathroom floor, next to the draining tub, wrapped in a heap of towels, refusing to move forward in the bedtime process and left alone to create my own inertia when I am good and ready. I stare at the enormous mirror covering the wall in front of me from floor…

October 10, 2019
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What Is Your Volunteering Style: A Look at Red Cross Volunteer Opportunities

In my kitchen there is a chalkboard wall with the days of the week running from top to bottom in a Pinterest-worthy design created in soothing blues and cheery yellows. Under each day’s heading you’ll find a series of times and activities: 4:00 to 4:30 – piano, 6:00 to 7:30 – soccer, 7:00 to 9:00…

September 13, 2019
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#DisneyYouthPrograms Twitter Party

Disclosure: This event is officially sponsored by Disney Youth Programs and RM Media has received compensation for services provided. Parents and educators agree that learning is something that should happen each and every day, in and out of the classroom. Disney Youth Programs agrees wholeheartedly and has developed a series of amazing learning opportunities throughout…

September 13, 2019
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Talk to Them

This post was originally published in May of 2015. I am re-publishing today for World Suicide Prevention Day. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Last month my husband and I visited Spain, first spending a couple days in a Mediterranean beach town, then one night in Barcelona followed by a couple days in Granada. I took…

September 10, 2019
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American Red Cross: Look for the Helpers

Earlier this month I visited the American Red Cross national headquarters in Washington, DC, just a quick Metro ride away from my home in the suburbs. My visit was part of an online influencer event, and to be completely honest, I didn’t know what to expect. Somewhere in my childhood bedroom is the CPR certification…

August 29, 2019
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What’s Next at Walt Disney World’s Epcot

Today is Monday the 26th of August, otherwise known in my home as The Day to Sort Through D23 Expo Announcements. via GIPHY Last week some of the luckiest people on the planet came together in Anaheim, California, to celebrate all things Disney, including learning about what’s next for Disney Parks, Disney Cruise Line, and…

August 26, 2019
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