Why I Travel: To Experience Firsts

Why I Travel: To Experience Firsts

In many ways, this has been a summer of firsts. Actually – the pattern of firsts started when the clocked struck 12:01 am on the first of the year. Firsts that could only occur outside of the quiet and safe walls of our home. Firsts that involved pushing beyond my...
Find Inspiration in Young Change Agents

Find Inspiration in Young Change Agents

“How can I get my child involved in giving back?” . Parents ask this question – often. Yes, many of our children are involved in giving back through their school or religious organization – but how can we help our children develop their own voices, their...
Empower Futures with the Power of a Smile

Empower Futures with the Power of a Smile

The sun was shining through the translucent hospital curtains. From the bassinet, I could see movements as her little body squirmed inside the swaddle that was coming loose. As I picked up my newborn baby, her smile radiated through every bone and muscle fiber in my...