A Mother’s Pride: A Daughter’s Giving

Kids are amazing. They notice everything. They question everything. They are curious. My daughter J’Nyah is 7. Since she was born, I’ve been amazed as how quickly she learns things. When she was a baby, it was learning to hold her head, smile, or sit up.  As a toddler–crawling, walking, running. It felt like she … Continue reading A Mother’s Pride: A Daughter’s Giving

Mother’s Day – Musings on the Meaning of Mothering

image source: flickr As a child (and an only child, at that) I was frequently jealous of the attention, love and mothering my mom would give to other children in our community. Working individually with kids at my elementary school (and later on in her long career in the juvenile justice system), my mom focused … Continue reading Mother’s Day – Musings on the Meaning of Mothering

The World’s Best Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and if you’re like me, you haven’t gotten a gift for your mom yet. If you’re waiting to find just the right gift, look no further – we’ve got six great ideas you’ll love. First, something we’re very excited about: our new Mother’s Day Charity Gift Guide. Filled … Continue reading The World’s Best Mother’s Day Gifts

JustGive’s Top 5 Most Thoughtful Mother’s Day Gifts

Image Source For the first 27 years of my life, Mother's Day was about giving gifts. Artwork when I was very little, handmade cards when I was a little older, and a nice pair of earrings as an adult. I'm now a mom myself, and as I'm sure many new mothers can attest, giving birth … Continue reading JustGive’s Top 5 Most Thoughtful Mother’s Day Gifts

A Gift from the Heart

Mother’s Day is a time when we look at the mothers in our life, appreciate all that they do for us, and try to give something back to them. Turning 30 this year made me realize I have been giving funny little gifts to my mother and grandmother over the years. Not only is it … Continue reading A Gift from the Heart

The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

 Working for a nonprofit is often a labor of love. All of us at JustGive have stories about why we work for the public good. For many of us, it was our Mother’s who instilled a sense of giving back. That’s certainly the case for me. When I was seven years old my Mother … Continue reading The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift