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    … the Rest of My List

    Earlier this week I heard the suggestion that to honor Nelson Mandela’s 93rd each of us contribute 67 minutes to helping someone: one minute for each of his years of community service. I decided to try to share some inspiring online connections with you. (And as long as you don’t “advertise,” you’re welcome to add some of your inspiration in the comments. Who knows… they may end up on our resource page!) Here’s “Part 3” of my original list. 50. If you’re like me, you’ll find…

  • Parenting

    67 Tweeps Make a Difference – part 2

    I get inspired by the people and the things they create to make the world better. As I said in the last post, I got excited about the idea of introducing you to some of them. Here’s “Part 2” of my list of “67 People, Programs, Products or Ideas that Make a Difference”. 21. Lolly Daskal brings together a remarkable group of people through a weekly Twitter chat called “lead from within.” 22. This author calls a stepmom a “noble woman who cares for and nurtures…

  • Parenting

    67 People, Programs, Products or Ideas That Make a Difference

    Earlier today I heard the suggestion that to honor Nelson Mandela’s 93rd each of us contribute 67 minutes to helping someone: one minute for each of his years of community service. Vintage “me” – it took me about 4 seconds to come up with the idea…. and about four times longer than expected to implement it. (Story of my life!) I grew up hearing that I should surround myself with people – and ideas – better than myself. It’s some of the best advice I’ve ever…