I’m stressed out beyond belief.
Fortunately, or unfortunately, I’m not alone—half or more of America feels the same way. The rapid-fire pace of the president’s Executive Orders and the…Bachelor-style Supreme Court Justice nomination, to play off “Dayenu,” would have been enough—but on top of all that, many of us believe our country and Constitution are suffering grievous blows every single day from which they may never recover. Facebook is a wonderful place to connect, and as such, is a wonderful place for political… >> Read More
Sheryl Sandberg just made women everywhere breathe a little easier. The Facebook Chief Operating Officer recently donated $1 million to Planned Parenthood--according to Refinery29--as a reaction…to the fact that President Trump would love to defund the organization. Planned Parenthood currently services 2.5 million Americans each year, which is why the Republican plan to repeal Obamacare and funding for Planned Parenthood is kind of terrifying--and why Sandberg's donation could not have come at a better time. Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood… >> Read More
Parenting is by far the most challenging thing I will ever do. Parenting a child with special needs takes that challenge to a whole new level. I will basically talk to anyone who will listen about my…kids. I want to learn from other parents. I want to help them in any way I can. I’m a talker. I’m a sharer. It’s benefited me (and therefore my children) in many ways. Often times I get a phone call from a friend who has a friend with a kid “just like yours” who… >> Read More
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg has reportedly donated 290,000 shares of company stock, worth about $31 million, to several different charities.
Most of the money is supposed…to go to women’s empowerment groups including Lean In, Sandberg’s nonprofit supporting working women, according to CNBC. Which, you know, is awesome. READ: 5 Ways I'm Being Kinder to Others Every Day This isn't the first time the Jewish COO has supported charities and donated to various causes. In 2014, she signed The Giving Pledge, an effort started in 2010 by… >> Read More
Hanukkah is upon us, which means a lot of people have gifts on the mind. As you give presents to your little ones and loved ones, keep in mind that now’s also the perfect time to give back to those…who need it the most (not that your toddler doesn’t need that fourth Elsa doll, but, you know). With so many great charities and organizations doing amazing things for all kinds of people in need, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. So, we’ve chosen eight great causes (yes, one for each night of Hanukkah) and suggested… >> Read More