August 29, 2013

Million Mile Run | Fight Childhood Cancer

Every day, 720 kids are diagnosed with childhood cancer. Does that freak you the heck out? It certainly does me. A few years ago, a little girl in my daughter’s preschool class was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor and went from being a happy-go-lucky five-year-old to undergoing dreadful cancer treatments practically overnight. She lost...
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July 26, 2011

A Guest Post from Kisumu, Kenya

As some of you may know, a group of bloggers, many of whom I consider dear friends, are traveling to Kenya with ONE to be voices on the ground and see first hand the work ONE is doing to help attempt to end extreme poverty. I’m eagerly following their experiences, and I’ve agreed to share...
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April 11, 2011

Navigating Food Allergies with The Motherhood

Tomorrow I’ll be participating in another chat over at TheMotherhood.com. Once again, we will be discussing food allergies, and this time we will focus on how to manage food allergies with kids at playdates, sleepovers and summer camp. This topic, as many of you know, is near and dear to my heart, as my son...
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December 27, 2010

Give the Gift of Compassion

This post was supposed to be written before the holidays, but I had so much going on, the email got buried, and I sort of forgot about it. When I found it this morning at the bottom of my lengthy to-do list, I decided to write the post right here and now. Christmas Day is...
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January 14, 2010

You Can Help

Of course you know about the devastation this week in Haiti.  Perhaps you want to give and have no idea where to start.  Sometimes it’s hard to know what charitable organization you can trust. I trust Compassion. I support a child through Compassion, and I have been thrilled with the communication I have received from...
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March 9, 2009

Wednesday is Global Food Crisis Day

About a year ago, a group of bloggers went on a trip to Uganda with Compassion Ministries and blogged about their experiences meeting Compassion workers and many of the children that Compassion serves.  Along with many of you, I followed their posts avidly and before they returned home I was sponsoring a child from Uganda. ...
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February 13, 2008

Compassion and a Kick in the Butt

I don’t know about you, but sometimes the daily grind really gets me down.  There are many days when the words "housewife" and "futility" seem synonymous.  The other night, I came downstairs to prepare dinner and found the playroom that I had painstakingly organized earlier that day once again strewn with toys and clutter, the...
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