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Tag: ways to help

Turning Helplessness into Helpfulness

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It’s a time of uncertainty for many across the country, including right here in the OKC metro. Times of uncertainty can create a sense...

Meal Train Etiquette for the Modern Mama

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A friend has a baby or surgery - what do we do? We sign up and we bring food. That's what mamas do. We...

7 Ways to Serve OKC With Your Family

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Looking for ways for your family to give back this holiday season? Whether it's donating needed items to a local non-profit or volunteering as...

Make Your Own Blessing Bags

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You've probably been there: driving around town, kids in the back of the car, coming up to a street corner where an individual or...

How To Get Involved With Foster Care (Without Becoming a Foster...

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There are more than 400,000 foster children in the United States. In the state of Oklahoma, there are approximately 9,600* children in DHS custody.  Becoming a...

Make 2018 Your “Year of NO!!!”

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Happy 2018!  Wait, what?! Where did 2017 go? What about all those stinking resolutions/goals/one words/themes I made 12 months ago and abandoned 12 days into...

School Daze – Finding Your Focus as a School Volunteer

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The first days of a new school year are filled with excitement, friends, instructions - and an avalanche of colored flyers from school.  Coming...

Don’t Forget the Foster Family

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I was scrolling through my Facebook feed one morning when I came upon a friend's post that she shared from a group she is...

I Got Scammed – But I Won’t Stop Giving.

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  I sensed her before I saw her. The gas nozzle chugged noisily beside me as I squinted in the sunlight, trying to make out the...

The 21st Century PTA Wants You…ALL of You!

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Once upon a time, in a city far, far away... I hid from the PTA. Not figuratively, literally. I spotted them parked at the front...

Why (and How) I Became a Breast Milk Donor

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It really all began when Aiden died. Aiden was a sweet baby boy born to my friend Kristen in May 2012, but he became ill...

Why I Roll Down My Window at Stop Lights : 5...

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I was totally eavesdropping in the dressing room at Target when I heard a few other moms saying, "My kids are so ungrateful. All they...