Tag Archives: Pay it forward

A #payitforward Birthday for charity: water

I am always looking for creative ways to teach my kids about philanthropy. A really easy one is their birthdays. To be completely honest, there are a couple of other motives at play here too: firstly they simply don’t need … Continue reading

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dont buy easter eggs buy a chicken!

This Easter dont buy eggs, instead buy a chicken! Yes, why not this year, instead of buying chocolate Easter eggs, buy some chicks for a family in a developing country. A flock of chicks are only $20 – too easy! … Continue reading

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my 2012 new year’s resolution

Happy Australia Day to you! Today I feel thankful to be living in such a beautiful country, grateful for the abundance of opportunities and the freedoms we enjoy. Having travelled extensively overseas, I still believe Australia is the lucky country.  … Continue reading

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mums helping mums: st kilda mums

I recently heard about an amazing group of mums in St Kilda; helping Melbourne’s most vulnerable and needy families, who aptly call themselves St Kilda Mums! St Kilda Mums was established in February 2009, born out of sheer frustration of local opportunity shops … Continue reading

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make a New Year’s resolution of social kindness

Consider this post your personal invitation to join the growing global kindness revolution; helping you make ONE of your 2012 new year’s resolutions, a resolution for social good: 1. Give Blood, give plasma Help save a life!  One in three people … Continue reading

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the top ten socially kind christmas gifts 2011

I heard the most amazing Christmas story through the website GIVIT. Last year, a family tired of the usual fuss and commercialisation of Christmas decided that instead of giving gifts to each other,  they bought the ENTIRE outstanding list off … Continue reading

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A pay it forward birthday

I had a chat to my almost 3 and 5 year olds tonight about their upcoming birthday celebrations, and floated an idea with them; that this year instead of getting lots of presents, they should give one amazing present to … Continue reading

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