Did you know that 3 in 5 U.S. public school teachers say students regularly come to school hungry? This week Share Our Strength released its’ 2012 survey of America’s teachers reporting on their experiences with hunger in the classroom and the findings show that hunger is a huge problem in this country. Children are not getting […]
Did you know that although more than 21 million children in the US get free or reduced-price school lunches, only 3 million get a free summer meal?
Most of us can probably count on our children being fed to their bodies’ content at any moment of any day. But millions of kids and parents face the summer with worry; the breakfasts and lunches being fed to them during school will be missing.
As I write this post, legislation that allocates funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known and frequently referred to as food stamps, is on the table in Congress. Substantial funding cuts are pending. While there are many congressmen who are working to reauthorize the Farm Bill (the official legislation which provides the […]
Educating our youth is one of the most powerful tools we have at hand. Education has been proven to increase longevity, promote healthy lifestyles, bring positive change to career fields and society and have an endless number of further benefits.
Having a baby born with a medical condition or a gene that could trigger a condition is scary. Not knowing about your baby’s condition is even scarier. That’s why newborn screening is so important—even lifesaving. We’ve teamed up with Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, a nonprofit organization that advocates for newborn screening, to spread the word.
How ironic that Christopher Collins, perhaps one of the sweetest, most down-to-earth, mellow, well-adjusted reality show contestant in the whole sordid history of the genre got the auf on what is perhaps the most over-the-top nasty Project Runway episode ever…
Oh, Casanova, how I will miss you and your antics! Casanova was one of the most inconsistent designers on this season of Project Runway. He veered wildly from looks that Michael Kors called “Dubai Pole Dancer” to looks the judges thought were more suited for a 70 year-old. Between the language barrier, a methodical style […]
Can bloggers help build a better world? We say, “Yes!”
Bloganthropy.org combines the power of social media with the resources of corporate giving. Its goal is to connect companies and bloggers in order to address societal needs.
We know companies are eager to connect with bloggers. And we know bloggers are excited to get involved with genuine campaigns that allow them to use their talents and influence to make a difference.
It takes an Internet Village.
Baby Jaeli, has a rare genetic condition and will not tolerate formula. Her mom is breastfeeding and pumping but it is not enough. What baby Jaeli needs is time and calories and that is what donated breastmilk will give her.
But her mom’s state Medicaid will not cover the banked breastmilk and Jaeli’s mom was faced with the heartbreaking possibility that her baby might starve…
Politics aside, Sarah Palin’s candidacy has brought motherhood issues to public attention: special needs babies, teenage pregnancy, and breastfeeding and babywearing. Sara Palin has been spotted wearing baby Trig in a Ingrid (Reversible) Baby Pouch Sling from Hotslings. What a hip baby carrier! The Ingrid is cream with abstract red flowers that read as organic […]