Posts tagged "Community"

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

All of us are looking for ways to make the world a better place. But how? You hear a lot about social good. Doing good. Social media doing good. And, it’s an abstract idea. Or you went on Jumo (the social network for doing good founded by the co-founder of Facebook) and you can’t figure out...

Give Wisely

It’s that time of year when in addition to giving to friends and family we make contributions to those in need, so several recent news stories caught our attention: -Outside of Boston a tractor trailer loaded with toys destined for needy kids was burglarized and $15,000 worth of gifts were stolen. -The Massachusetts Attorney General...

Sorry, Toys R Us-Smart B Us Mamas

All the Mama B’s on your street are buying the same toys. Why not organize a swap? A toy library?

B’s Give Back: Teaching the Next Generation

On Saturday we bring you examples of women who find creative, meaningful ways to give to others. This week we’re featuring Michele S. and her five year old son. Given events in the Gulf, we can’t think of a more timely message of giving back, not only to her community and her family, but to...

A Tennessee Volunteer

B’s Give Back We write in our book about volunteering: “If this time has taught you nothing else, it should teach you that life spins and turns on a dime; we are separated by only an accident of time and space, and the person on the receiving end of your help could just as easily...

B’s Give Back: A Lifelong Giver

A modern woman knows what she needs and knows how to get it. She also knows that other people need things, too–that we’ve got to look out for one another. Every weekend we bring you examples of women who find creative, meaningful ways to give to others, even when money and time are tight. When...

B’s Give Back: Saturday Morning Potluck

A modern B knows what she needs and knows how to get it. She also knows that other people need things, too–that we’ve got to look out for one another. Every weekend we bring you examples of women who find creative, meaningful ways to give to others, even when money and time are tight. To...