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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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I Am a Global Mom: Mom+Social Summit

I was honored to be a speaker for the very first Mom+Social Summit hosted by the United Nations Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, Huffington Post, Baby Center and 92Y Tribeca in New York City. I had the privilege of sharing my heart as a mother, social good champion, Mocha Mom and Mommy CEO who ensures our company gives back

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The Impact of Global Moms & Social Media

  A one-day summit in New York City focused on motherhood and our role in social media and philanthropy was an amazing day to remember. I was honored to be a speaker for the Mom+Social Summit hosted by the United Nations Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, Huffington Post, Baby C Menter and

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Disney, Social Media & Mommy CEO’s

What does Disney have to do with social media, moms and business owners? I had the privilege of finding out the amazing connection when they took their Disney Social Media Moms Celebration On-the-Road with a four city tour. New York, NY, Berkeley, CA, Bethesda, MD and Bellevue, WA were the chosen cities on this fun-filled

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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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Make a Difference For Someone You Don’t Know – #GivingTuesday

  Most of us live our lives eternally blessed beyond measure with not only our needs, but our wants. When I look at my own life and those around me, I realize that we live in abundance. It is unfortunate that we only use times like Thanksgiving to realize that we have a myriad of reasons to

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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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Where Are You From? My Journey Home to Africa

  “Where are you from?” Whether spoken or implied, this was the continuous question I received during my 7 day journey in Africa. I received the life-changing opportunity to attend an observation trip with Shot@Life, a United Nations Foundation campaign focused on raising awareness and funds to give other mothers a choice in the vaccination of

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Progress and Hope: Dr. Ahuna Ezaikonwa-Onochie, United Nations Resident Coordinator

The final stop on the Shot@Life trip to Uganda, Africa was a visit to the United Nations Headquarters in Kampala.  We were given the opportunity to have a private meeting with Dr. Ahuna Ezaikonwa-Onochie, U.N. Resident Coordinator of Uganda Center, an eloquent and classy native of  Nigeria. Dr. Onochie is a 16 year veteran of the United

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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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