Monthly Archives: October 2013

3rd Graders are named Outstanding Young Philanthropists of 2013

I just wrote a very fun article about how 3rd grade students at Ordway Elementary School on Bainbridge Island have become intimately involved in a project that helps a community on Ometepe, an island in Lake Nicaragua. Makes me wish … Continue reading

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An Awesome Type of Philanthropy: Self-Care

At the beginning of September, I decided to give myself an early birthday present. It would be a four-day silent meditation retreat. The retreat itself was actually 10 days long, but I could not take that much time off from … Continue reading

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Costume Swaps: Reduce the Stress, Time, and Money!

Halloween is fast approaching! I have been asked to share how I did a costume swap at my kids’ school a few years ago. This “how to” spiel can be tweaked for other settings- community centers, neighborhoods, grocery stores, etc. … Continue reading

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