Tag: ways to help

I Don’t Want to “Make Nice”, I Want to “Make Better”

0
When children are little and get into conflict, we often take for granted that they aren't developmentally ready for nuanced conversations. We may separate...

Helping Military Spouses (Because They Aren’t Going to Ask)

25
As our family draws closer and closer to another deployment I am preparing as usual. I am updating my emergency information, writing down when...

Turning Helplessness into Helpfulness

0
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

0
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

0
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

0
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...

0
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!!!”

0
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

2
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

2
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.

1
  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!

2
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...