Twitter Live Event Monday

Join me for a Twitter Live event this Monday at 7 p.m. ET! I’ll be chatting with author and activist Kaitlin B. Curtice about her new book, Native. I had the opportunity to hear from Kaitlin last fall at the Evolving Faith conference in Denver where Kaitlin spoke about faith, justice, and decolonization. The author…

May 23, 2020
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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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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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Simple al fresco Italian Sausage Skillet Recipe

This post is sponsored by al fresco. All opinions are our own. At our house, we have had one of the craziest weeks on record. The holiday season has been hitting us full-force with holiday parties, school concerts, and a general feeling of “how am I going to get all of this done?!” And of…

December 15, 2017
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Staples for Students and Lady Gaga Teaming Up for Back to School Success

  There are many factors that are necessary for kids to succeed in school. From proper supplies and learning materials, to a positive, supportive learning environment, each child deserves the very best to help them achieve their potential. While we’ve all been busy shopping for new clothes and filling school supply lists for Back-to-School season,…

September 11, 2017
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20 Acts of Kindness to Celebrate Just Because Day

How often do we take the time to do something “just because”? Most days, we are so focused on what our commitments and responsibilities that we don’t have much leftover for doing things for no particular reason. August 27th is Just Because Day and it’s the perfect excuse to spread a little kindness and love,…

August 25, 2017
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Teaching Kids About Giving Back

  Compassion and kindness are lessons that I have worked to teach my children since they were very young. As they grew, I began incorporating lessons about giving back, as well. As a parent, I want to raise responsible people who look out for those who are less fortunate or need a helping hand. I…

July 7, 2017
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