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This is a central place to share experiences, tips, tools and techniques that help children learn about Charity.

You'll also find ideas, inspiration and advice on how to get the most from your ShareYourWish event.

And finally, we occasionally share our own blog posts to keep you informed about our progress and the change we're having on kids and the world we share.

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Mother's Day - a great reason to get me out of blog retirement!

So Mother's Day is fast approaching, and I haven't written a blog in what feels like 100 yrs.  Why?  Because I am too busy being a mom!  And literally, as I type, my 10 month old is laying on me half asleep and pissed as hell because I am nebulizing him.  Multitasking at its b ...more

The first day of kindergarten - my hopes for my little girl.

Tomorrow I will put my baby girl on the bus as she begins her journey into kindergarten.  I can’t believe she is beginning elementary school - it feels like yesterday when the doctor announced, “It’s a girl!”  Everyone says with a blink of an eye our children gro ...more

My Daughter vs. The Tooth Fairy

We had some very exciting news at our house this morning - our five year old daughter lost her first tooth!  Ok, so maybe some of us were more excited than others - my daughter was in shock and started to cry.  I don’t think she was expecting a hole in her mouth quite so soon!&nbs ...more

Teaching our children the benefits of Share Your Wish

How do we convince our children to use Share Your Wish?  Children don’t always see the value in things the way we as adults do.  Not only do most adults love the idea of giving to charity and teaching their youngsters about the importance of giving back, but most of us also enjoy ...more

Another Birthday Success Story

I am sure we all love celebrating our children’s birthdays!  I know as we neared my daughter’s fifth birthday this year I was truly an emotional wreck.  It could’ve been my hormones, being that I am expecting our third child this summer, but I think it was more than ju ...more