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Gymboree Partners with @DonorsChoose #LetsColorTogether + $75 Gift Card #Giveaway

Disclosure: I received a gift card for review.  All opinions are my own. It's August, y'all! AUGUST!  Where on earth did the year go?  If you're anything like me, your head is spinning with back-to-school shopping and plans for the fall.  It seems … [Read more...]

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Walmart and Pampers Support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Thanks to P&G for making this post possible.  All opinions are my own. There is nothing quite like the feelings that roll over a mother when she has to watch a surgery team wheel her baby down the hall, and away from her, for surgery.  When … [Read more...]

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Top Five Reasons I Give #RedKettleReason

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Influence Central for The Salvation Army. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. I've done it a thousand times before, and didn't give it much thought that day.  As we exited the … [Read more...]

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When Giving Forward Gets Personal

Mister and Sister have been taking swim lessons for a couple of years now.  It was at the pool that Mister met his friend Andrew.  They were on swim team together this last season.  Here's Mister encouraging Andrew before a race... Andrew is a … [Read more...]

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We Can’t Smile Without You @gofundme

When my sister, Denyse, and I were younger, we had smiley face tee shirts that said "We Can't Smile Without You." At the time, it was the slogan for the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasia (NFED) which is an organization near and dear to … [Read more...]

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Brawny® Renews Partnership with the Wounded Warrior Project® #ToughIs

Being tough means continuing when it would be easy to stop.  When you grow up being different, you learn early on that you can either be tough or you can let life knock you down.   Thanks to my amazing family, I chose the former.  Because I know how … [Read more...]

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Run 2 Sweat Virtual Run @NFED_ORG #Run2Sweat

As many of you know, I recently started training for a 10K (which is 11/8) and a 15K (which is 12/14). You may also know that my son and I are not affected by the Hay Wells Syndrome of Ectodermal Dysplasia, which affects our ability to sweat … [Read more...]

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Cyber Bullying is Just Wrong #HugDontJudge #BeautyIsDiverse

I grew up being made fun of for my unique appearance. I am affected by ectodermal dysplasia, and as a result am uniquely beautiful. My Mom and Dad, who are awesome by the way, always taught me that people make fun when they don't understand and that … [Read more...]

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You Can Give The #PowerOfASmile

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Smile Train. The opinions and text are all mine. Smile Train is an international children's charity with a sustainable approach to a single, solvable problem: cleft lip and palate. Millions … [Read more...]

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Help Connie Save Her Home #PayItForward #HelpConnieJo

Every once in a while, I come across a story that I just have to share.  Connie's is one of them. I heard about Connie's story from Heather at My Husband Ate All My Ice Cream. Connie's story resonates with me because I have a loved one who also … [Read more...]

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