Day 235: Two Kids, One Lemonade Stand, One Well in Sudan. What Did Your Kids do This Weekend?

Being a parent is one of the hardest jobs on our planet. We make decisions every day that we sometimes question. Are we feeding them the right food? Am I sending them to the right school? Am I teaching them things that will make them grow into a good person. I met two Mom’s, two kids and a school that … READ MORE

Day 217: Great Mom’s that Give Part 3: Bubbles Make Him Smile

I recently met my next guest and Mom via the Vancouver Mom site. We are both blessed to be nominated as one of Vancouver Mom’s most fabulous bloggers. Please feel free to vote for us both! Tanaya has a son with autism. I was going to do a post on Tanaya last week during Autism Month but both laughed … READ MORE

Day 216: Great Mom’s that Give: Part 2 We aren’t all Sarah McLachlan

Yesterday, I started my special 5 part “Great Mom’s that Give” series in honour of Mother’s Day with super star Mother, Sarah McLachan. Not every mother is a rock star nor has the ability to set up a personal Foundation but it doesn’t mean we don’t all have the ability to do something in our busy lives. This next … READ MORE

Day 24: Free Sakineh

Before I start my GIVE today I have to add a coincidental story about my tampon post yesterday. I took my son to the park today and one the first things I come across in this beautiful oceanside park is plastic tampon applicator. I only hesitated for only a moment and went to find a plastic bag. (yet another piece READ MORE

Day 23:For Women Only! Changing the World 1 Biodegradable Tampon at a Time.

This is truly a “Stumble Upon” giving moment. I know the world is changing for the better when the brand “Tampax” is going biodegradable. Today I was able to buy – on sale – a biodegradable tampon made by Procter & Gamble.

Give 23 / Day 23

Yesterday, GIVE 22 used my purchasing power to … READ MORE

Day 21: How to Change the World One Grain at a Time

Organic Fair Trade Rice

I shop for groceries a lot – a number of times a week in fact. It’s not one of my husband’s favourite occupations. Being a “foodie,” I like to take my time getting inspired by food in a grocery store. I have the ability and imagination to see one ingredient and build an entire meal around … READ MORE

Day 20: Grateful Giving

I have said this before a few times in past posts: I live in one of the most beautiful places in the world, West Vancouver, BC.

I wake up to the ocean every day, I watch the sunrise through my office window over Lions Gate Bridge. We watch the ships coming and going all day and I get to … READ MORE



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