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The 115 year old Women’s Group You Should Be a Part Of

In a time when women’s rights were few and far between, a group of 80 New York Debutants founded an organization with the purpose of bettering themselves and the community they lived in.

Founded in 1901 to provide assistance to immigrants in the Lower East Side, the group now known as the Junior League went on to provide the leaders of a new generation of women, winning the right to vote and leading the way for the world we live in today.

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How you can save a life in an hour or less

You are a good person. You pick up your trash at the playground, teach your kids to say thank you, and hold open doors for strangers. Making a difference in the world is something you want to do

Did you know that you can change the world in less than an hour? What about save a life?

You don’t have to run into a burning building or start a non-profit to make the world a better place. You just have to sign up to donate blood in your community.  

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The Scoop on School Supplies

Every year parents face the tasks involved with the start of school. Kids need to be registered. You have to prepare your family to get out of summer mode and back into the school schedule. And then there is the shopping; new clothes, new backpacks, and school supplies. It can really add up and take a toll on your bank account. Parents report spending anywhere from $100 to $1,000 in one year on items requested by schools to aid the education of their children. According to the National Retail Federation, total spending on back to school and college will reach $68 billion dollars in 2015. The high price tag of back to school seems to be getting higher, and more and more parents are getting frustrated.

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8 New Ways to Celebrate Birthdays

8 New Ways to Celebrate Birthdays

We all know that planning a birthday party can be a lot of work and not only that – it can be very expensive!  Some women are naturally the creative, Pinterest-loving, Etsy buying Moms that we envy.  But some Moms roll their eyes and laugh at the thought of spending days or weeks on making crafts and booking cutesy characters.  If’ planning a big party is not your thing, don’t worry! That is where we come in.  We are here to help!  Here are 8 great new ways to celebrate birthdays.

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How to Teach Generosity to Children

How to Teach Generosity to Children

Generosity: the habit of giving without expecting anything in return.  This is an attribute that we hope that our children learn from us or the people surrounding them.  This may not come as naturally as we hoped to a young child.  Many times, as parents (and other influences), we will need to take the reigns to teach children about these qualities.  Generosity usually begins with children sharing their possessions with other peers.  Not only can you learn this important quality from home, but you can also incorporate it at school.  We have 7 great ways to show your children what generosity is!

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Chop Your Locks And Pay It Forward

What is one of the first things to get thrown by the wayside after you have a baby? That’s right. Your 45 minute hair routine. Who has time to wash, dry, and style for that long when you could be getting in some vital sleep?

Many moms make the decision to chop their flowing locks rather than keep them in a messy knot on the top of their head for the next few months. Often, this hair is falling out in massive amounts anyway, so you will be relieved to see a little less of it in the shower drain. So, you have decided to make the cut, but now what…

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