We all want to raise kids who give back, but how to do start? Natalie Silverstein shares tips on creating family volunteer opportunities and getting kids interested in serving and giving back. Raising kids who give back is another resource on this topic on this blog. Simple Acts: The Busy Family's Guide to Giving Back As a parent trying to raise kind children, … [Read more...] about Finding Family Volunteer Opportunities
Did you know that one in seven people entering the hospital needs a blood transfusion and blood donations drop about 20% during the summer? Donate now to save lives! Sponsored post. What's missing? We don't have enough As, Bs, ABs and Os. Blood donation drops 20% during the summer, which is why we need your blood type. Take a step to donate at MissingTypeUS.org. #DonateBlood … [Read more...] about Donate Blood Now for No More Missing Types!
Thank you Amnesty International USA for sponsoring this post. Did you know that the United States is holding children who never committed a violent action or crime for nearly 700 days? This happens year round at Berks County Residential Center in Pennsylvania. As many as 60 fathers, mothers, and children are currently being held in Berks. Their crime? Seeking safety … [Read more...] about A Plea for Humanity
Family Volunteer Day is a great way to move the focus from getting to giving during the holiday season. I love these simple ways to volunteer as a family. Sponsored post. Every year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, Disney and generationOn sponsor a Family Volunteer Day. This year they’re sponsoring this post to raise awareness about the event and to help families see … [Read more...] about Family Volunteer Day: Simple Ways to Volunteer as a Family
My kids are loving the Kindness Elves Camp Kindness for kids! The camp ebook provides EVERYTHING you need. This means my two older kids can run the camp for my two younger kids., Perfect! Do you remember our Kindness Elves? I wrote about them in this post about helping kids put kindness first. My kids are taking their summer focus on kindness to a new level thanks to the new … [Read more...] about The Kindness Elves Camp Kindness for Kids