formats

Why Study Abroad? – Travel Bloggers Summit

  Have you ever studied abroad? I am excited to continue the MAGIC with the 3rd Travel Bloggers Summit on Study Abroad and Global Citizenship this week in NYC (formerly White House Travel Bloggers Summit on Study Abroad and Global Citizenship). My first 2 experiences with this summit took me to The White House in

(Read More…)

 
formats

Girl, Go Travel! Raising Global Citizens #StudyAbroadBecause

  I want them to see the world! Without restraintithout being afraid. Without second guessing the adventure and education they’ll receive along the journey. My girls are now teenagers and I want them to know how the rest of the world lives. Philanthropic activists and curious travelers, they took their first trip without my husband

(Read More…)

 
formats

Mommy Monitoring with XFINITY

There was a time not long ago where I could hand my daughters an electronic device to draw a photo on the television, or quiet them with a movie via a tablet. But with two teenagers and the ever exploding world of social media and electronic devices, I have to be a bit more careful

(Read More…)

 
formats

Candid Conversations with Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow and “Gammy”

 
formats

Nutrition Labels Get a New Look

Have you looked at nutrition labels and been thoroughly confused? Some products read FAT or SUGAR FREE  in huge, bold letters, but when you turn the product over to look at the label, it says just the opposite. On a recent trip to the White House at the invitation of First Lady Michelle Obama, I was

(Read More…)

 
formats

First Lady Michelle Obama Cracks Down on Junk Food In Schools

One of the relationships I value most in my work is my partnership with the Obama Administration and White House. I recently received invitations to several events from our First Lady and was honored to attend. On the 4th Anniversary of her Let’s Move Campaign, First Lady Michelle Obama and the Secretary of Agriculture, announced exciting new standards in

(Read More…)

 
formats

Disney Channel’s TEEN BEACH MOVIE

As the commercials on the Disney Channel previewed the Teen Beach Movie, my girls were ALL ears. Each day met with anticipation and a million questions, “Mommy, did we miss it?” “Daddy, is today the day.”  “Can we stay up late to watch it?” You would have thought the airing of this movie was a

(Read More…)

 
formats

Video Warning: SMARTphones Are Too Smart!

I’m in love with my Samsung Galaxy Note II. As a blogger, Social Media Director and business owner, I’m constantly using the convenience of my phone to update social media outlets.  But I noticed that when I received my Note II as a gift from my husband, there were multiple attempts from my phone to

(Read More…)

 
formats

Blogust ’13 – Your Comments Save Lives!

Many of you already know my heart for service and my partnership with the United Nations Foundation – Shot@Life campaign; a campaign that provides life-saving vaccinations for children in developing countries. Shot@Life continues to come up with innovative and creative ways to get the word out about saving the lives of children through vaccinations. Starting

(Read More…)

 
formats

Widowed Bloggers Find Love After Loss

  Life teaches us lessons in many different forms. Some are through triumph, others are through tragedy. The lesson of love may not always come in the form we want it to, but this couple is proof that you should never give up! Jessica lost her husband, Jarronn, to a motorcycle accident in 2009, only

(Read More…)

 
 
© All contents are the opinion and property of Shootie Girl™