Dear Santa…

I originally wrote this post down on my editorial calendar with the intention of making it a humorous piece.  What does this twin mom want from Santa?  In light of the recent tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, I decided to take this post a different direction.  It just seems appropriate.

Silence

I just found out that today is A Blogger Day of Silence for the victims of Sandy Hook.  I have already had my post up, so I am going to leave it up.  I just didn’t know.  This tragedy has touched the lives of so many… here and abroad.  I am showing my support by…

Maternity Worldwide

Maternity Worldwide believes that no woman should die in childbirth.  Every year 287,000 women die in childbirth worldwide.  One mother every two minutes.  These deaths could easily be prevented.  The sad thing is, most of these woman die from complications and/or conditions that are readily and routinely treatable in other parts of the world.

1000 Shillings

1000 Shillings is a Uganda-based organization that helps mothers earn a living by making jewelry from paper.  These artisans are given a way to tell their story, sell their jewelry worldwide and fund their own businesses, which in turn is used to feed their families.  They are paired up with mentors that help them start…

The REAL Awards

Each year, we tune in to award shows and watch well-dressed celebrities receive awards for– let’s be frank– nothing.  When was the last time you heard or saw a reward show for health workers?  These people save lives on a daily basis– both here in the United States and around the world.  They receive little…