Category Archives: Charity

Christmas in July

My boys are young, but I’ve already started incorporating the Santa’s Sacks tradition into our Christmas. Each year our children pick our toys they own but don’t play with anymore to give to other children as extra presents when Santa … Continue reading

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The Quilt

At the beginning of the pandemic, when commercial masks were unavailable to many essential workers, my daughter and I got out our sewing machines, aiming to help. Using nothing but scraps and leftover fabrics from prior projects (some pieces were as … Continue reading

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Give out Loud!

We often give silently by mailing a check or clicking a button online, so children don’ know our values and the cause we are supporting. Make your actions obvious each time you make a gift by telling your kids about … Continue reading

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Too Much Stuff!

I have a friend who is overly generous. We exchange birthday and Christmas gifts, but she quite regularly sends me other gifts that I really don’t want. I am at the age where I am downsizing, and I really don’t … Continue reading

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Disability Support

My son doesn’t have a lot of language, but he has taught me so much. National organizations that make it easier for kids of all ages to find support, make new friends and discover activities they love. Parents helping parents … Continue reading

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