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Why I’m a Partner in Hope
I am a Partner in Hope at St. Jude because I believe, just like founder Danny Thomas, that no child should die in the dawn of life!
* Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% when the hospital opened in 1962, to more than 80% today...
Should We Have ‘Shooter Drills’ in Our Schools?
You don't think anything of it when your kids come home from school and tells you they had a fire drill at school.  You don't think twice anymore about an "emergency go-home" drill, or even a "lock-down" drill.  But as of late, schools around t…
This Video is Why I’m a Dog Person [Watch]
I hate cats.  Okay, maybe hate is a strong word.  Let's just say, I'm a dog person.  And, this video from The Huffington Post is why.
My daughter, Madelyn, says that I'm the "worst mom ever" because I won't get her a kitten. Kitties are cute, sure,…
What Kids Wanted for Christmas 100 Years Ago
This list is derived from actual letters written to Santa from children in 1913.  It's amazing how many of the gifts on this list I have gotten for my kids this year!
The top ten gifts on children's' Christmas wish lists in 1913 were...
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NY School Serves Children Vegetarian Lunches
Public School 244 in Flushing, Queens became the first elementary school in the U.S. to offer students a completely vegetarian menu!  Pretty crazy, right? But, it's been about six months, and the results are remarkable!
Some of the meals offered were black bean and cheddar qu…

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