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giving back

Party With A Purpose for Seattle Children’s Hospital

By Not Just A Mommy!

I'm so thrilled and honored to be partnering with Mill Creek's FROST for a wonderful charity event called Party With A Purpose, benefitting Pediatric Cancer Research at Seattle Children's Hospital, Friday, August 22 from 5 - 8 p.m. [caption id="attachment_8284" align="aligncenter" width="40... Read More

Birthday Dreams & PlaceFull Jump For Children In Need

By Not Just A Mommy!

I'm thrilled to share an awesome event coming up in August and would love to have everyone spread the word. All across the Puget Sound there are homeless children and foster children living in group homes who don’t get to celebrate their birthday with friends and family. No party, no cake, no p... Read More

Ways For Washington Kids To Give Back

By Not Just A Mommy!

One of the best ways to teach kids empathy and respect for others is with service projects.  From volunteering at convalescent homes to participating in charity drives and events, children of all ages can benefit from volunteering and giving back to the community.  With summer on its way, thi... Read More

Putting the “Give” Back into the Season of Giving

By Alison Kallstrom

The other day I was driving with my young kids in the car.  We were at a stoplight and there was a man sitting on the corner holding a sign that said, “Need Help.  God Bless.” My six-year old read it aloud and a discussion began: “What does that mean, Mommy?” “Why does he need h... Read More

Host A PINKoween Party

By Not Just A Mommy!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and it's always a bittersweet time for me.  A dear friend lost her battle several years ago and another has finally hit her 5 year mark of being cancer-free. There are a lot of ways to support the cause and one of my favorite is having a Pinkoween Party.  I... Read More