Guess what! Pick Your Plum is giving one of you and a friend each $100 gift cards to Target. We typically like to promote small and/or handcrafted business here, and that is exactly what Pick Your Plum is…sortof. Actually, Pick Your Plum is a great place to get the products you need for handcrafting your OWN products. They have new deals on awesome craft supplies every single day – announced at 7am. The site was also recognized by Forbes magazine … Keep Reading!!!
I love this definition of Philanthropy Wikipedia has:
“Philanthropy etymologically means “love of humanity” in the sense of caring for, nourishing, developing, and enhancing “what it is to be human”—on both the benefactors’ (by identifying and exercising their values in giving and volunteering) and beneficiaries’ (by benefitting) parts. The most conventional modern definition is “private initiatives, for public good, focusing on quality of life.”‘ –Wikipedia
To embrace and support humanity, we need to always remember to have a … Keep Reading!!!
It is with a heavy heart that we bring you the news we were just given from South Africa.
We were hosted in South Africa by the More family. Nick, the eldest brother was CEO of Lion Sands Game Reserve and he and his brother, Rob, ran Lion Sands and the other resorts at which we stayed.
Tragically, Nick was killed yesterday in a helicopter crash.
The More family, from our first interaction with them almost two years ago, showed … Keep Reading!!!
So, it all started when I was doing what good hippie moms do for their children: Eat their kids’ Easter candy. (All the fun is in the hunt anyway).
The kids were in bed and I was digging into the organic treats and watching Mad Men, nonchalantly placing my hand in the bag and, by feel, sifting through the plastic eggshells and the candy pieces I wanted.
I pulled up what I thought was a hard shelled candy that … Keep Reading!!!
Probably before, but ever since Time Magazine’s “Mom Enough” cover came out, people have been labeling parenting practices that are similar to or in alignment with “attachment parenting” as extreme. Most of us laughed it off because there was a clear disconnect between what the families’ lives were actually like in these “extreme parenting” scenarios and what society thought went on in their homes. It was (and still is) such a foreign concept to so many Americans, that the general … Keep Reading!!!
He’d like you to think that, of course.
The truth is, if some bold soul really did say something negative to his face, he would jump at the chance to teach the person why he parents the way he does.
*swoon*… Keep Reading!!!
The Nyangatom tribe resides in Ethiopia’s Omo Valley.
They are known for for their heavy (beautiful) necklaces.
Women wear the necklaces with long goatskin skirts.
Breastfeeding is celebrated, and given the culture’s attire, babies seem pretty happy about the easy access to their mother’s milk. 🙂… Keep Reading!!!
If anyone watches Southland on TNT you probably saw the beginning episodes (of the most recent season) covered the topic of breastfeeding as an active duty police officer.
The character Lydia is an LAPD detective who recently gave birth to a baby. As a single mother and an active duty police officer, they portray her frustration as she attempts to breastfeed and quickly realizes her life situations make her desire to breastfeed almost impossible.
I think the writers … Keep Reading!!!
All the water in the world, however hard it tries, can never sink the smallest ship unless it gets inside, and all the evil in the world, the blackest kind of sin, can never hurt you in the least, unless you let it in. -Unknown… Keep Reading!!!
Strengthen or Evolve: Debate and Counterpoint Reading:
Apparently, she’s not a fan of the blog.
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“What travesty has happened to you since 5th grade that you are often so critical of others, yet seem to think that everyone wants and needs to hear your opinion. I am just saddened by so many young adults who feel that they speak/write everything perfectly and with wisdom. It might be that sometimes your words
Guard your light and protect it. Move it forward into the world and be fully confident that if we connect light to light to light, and join the lights together of the one billion young people in our world today, we will be enough to set our whole planet aglow.
– Hafsat Abiola … Keep Reading!!!