Archive for November, 2006

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Seda’s Coming!

We are excited to post that Seda will be arriving on November 25th!  We have been communicating with her back and forth for several months now in preparation for her arrival and are very happy that she’ll be here soon.  We hope to introduce her to you during the 2 months that she’ll be staying [...]

Breastfed Baby Kicked Off Plane

It sounds like a headline from the Onion, right?  But this mom was actually kicked off a Delta airlines flight because she was breastfeeding her child.  The following story came directly from Moms Rising.  If you’re outraged, sign the petition at the link that follows. “She was sitting on an airplane nursing her child in [...]

Fill Out Your Family Tree

I just found out that ancestry.com is allowing free use of their site for the month of November.  You can search for your ancestors that came to the US and see the actual documents from the day they arrived.  I found my maternal grandmother, aunt and uncle who all came over in 1931.  It’s really [...]

Catalogue for Philanthropy

PreventionWorks was listed in the Catalogue for Philanthropy, a publication that is distributed to businesses and potential donors all around the DC metropolitan area right at the start of the holiday giving season.  I went to a celebration this morning for the official launch and became very excited about the Catalogue.  Anyone that works for [...]

Working Mothers

Email sent to 2020@abc.com: Dear 20/20 Editors, I would like to thank you for dedicating the first segment of Friday’s show to the issues facing working mothers in America.  This is an important issue and the fact that it was Elizabeth Vargas’ first day back from maternity leave served to highlight the main points.  I [...]

Cirque du Soleil

Tonight we are out to see Cirque du Soleil under the big top in downtown DC. It is intermission right now, but so far it is very cool. More in a bit! – The Corteo show by Cirque du Soleil was fantastic!  Kristen spent a lot of time watching old Cirque du Soleil shows on [...]