I’ve always believed it is one of my primary responsibilities as a parent to teach my small people to be good citizens of the world. In fact, the ‘Give Good, Get Good’ mentality has been a true motivator behind this site since it began nearly five years ago.
I have found, as my sweet ones are getting older, that it isn’t so much what I tell them to do, but what I show them. Modeling kind and generous behavior runs circles around sitting on my couch and explaining the many people, the many charities who have needs and they ways we *could* help. We could talk all.day.long, and while I definitely think it is important to explain the ‘why’s’ to your kids so they understand who you are choosing to help and what their needs might be, I also know it is crucial to DO.
This Thursday, November 15th from 12-1 EST, I’m joining One2One Network and two amazing bloggers, Jennifer James and Crissy Page to host the #BetterTogether Twitter Party. Unilever has partnered with Feeding America™, the FEED Foundation, and #GivingTuesday™ to raise awareness about hunger in our country. Together they are encouraging people like you and me to band together and find a solution to this extraordinary problem.
So, join me this week, on Thursday, November 15th, from 12-1pm ET for the #BetterTogether Twitter Party. We’ll be chatting about how you can ‘give good, get good’ in your local community – helping families in need – especially as the holidays approach. Understanding the problem, and sharing the message – these are the very first steps.
Date: Thursday, November 15th
Party Time: 12-1pm ET
Hosts: @DanielleSmithTV, @MomBloggersClub, & @Crissy
RSVP Link: o2oblog.com/2012/11/making-life-better-bettertogether-twitter-party/
Prizes: One2One Network will be giving away 15 Unilever gift baskets filled with food and personal care products throughout the hour, AND Unilever will donate 500 meals in the name of each winner to Feeding America™. Giving and getting—what could be better than that?
See you there!