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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

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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

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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

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28 Days of Impact: Baby Harriett

    The flutters of movement, then the obvious kicks from the life beating inside of me. I was afraid. Afraid of the unknown. The uncertainty of whether I was ready to become a mother, unsure of how to care for myself and the life that waited to arrive. I sang to her in my

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A NEW Reason To Give Thanks

As I cooked last night, and awoke this morning preparing for my family, my heart is so heavy with the faces of Ugandan children etched in my memory. While many of us will enjoy our warm homes with electricity, running water and sit at beautifully decorated tables to a feast of delicious food, these children

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SAVE the Life of a Child – World Pneumonia Day

The #1 killer of children under age 5! A respiratory illness that takes the lives of 1.4 million children EVERY YEAR! Pneumonia! Today, World Pneumonia Day, holds a special meaning for me, as I nearly died on several occasions as a child due to pneumonia. I remember desperately struggling and gasping for air, missing holidays, birthday parties and special events

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VIDEO: The Voices of Angels – Railway Primary School

    From the moment they began to sing, I just knew that music came from their souls, their heritage, OUR ancestry.   When one person led a song the others followed with enthusiasm and jubilee. When they sang together, their voices blended like a school of fish; bending, moving and flowing together as one. Each soprano,

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Motherhood: A Universal Word

She wore a little green dress with bright eyes, and tiny little hands and  feet. Five month old Baby Harriett didn’t realize that today was a special day. One that would save her life! A small group of three Shot@Life Champion were given the privilege of following a family’s journey. Young grandmother Rosemary and her

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1 Meal a Day and Still Smiling About Education

If you only had 1 meal a day, would you still keep smiling? That is the reality for the beautiful children I had the pleasure of meeting at Railway Primary School today in Kampala, Uganda. The meal these children have at school will be the only meal they have all day long. You see, their

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Anticipating Uganda!

I received a phone call a few weeks ago from the United Nations Foundation – Shot@Life Campaign that both shocked and humbled me. I was invited to attend the FIRST EVER observation trip to Uganda, Africa to see first hand the work being done on the ground with polio and measles immunizations. Since that phone

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