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Join My Give Back Mission to Spread Kindness and Say Thank You

If you are reading this post, I want to say thank you. Actually, I want to hold your hands and jump up and down like a giddy teenager to thank you for your time. To thank you for your support. To thank you for allowing me to express myself. March 8, 2013, marks the one-year […]

Moms Who Give Back: Katie Sherman Rawson is a Heart Mom

My latest “Mom Who Gives Back” is someone I worked with more than eight years ago. Katie Sherman Rawson was not married or a mother back then. She was a young, hopeful, hilarious person with an amazingly positive attitude -personality traits that have helped her cope with one of the most difficult experiences anyone should go through as […]

Moms Who Give Back: Kirstin Wardrick Sponsors, Supports Needy Children in Haiti

Kirstin Wardrick of Annandale, Va., is a professional photographer and mother to two young children. Kirstin is featured as a “Mom Who Gives Back” because of her advocacy, support and dedication to the children of Haiti as part of her involvement in His Hands Support Ministries. Just this month she travelled to Haiti, as she does as often as possible, to volunteer her time and energy […]

Moms Who Give Back: Antonisha Bennett Celebrates Life to Defeat Cancer

This week’s Mom Who Gives Back is Antonisha (Nisi) Bennett of Woodbridge, Va. Nisi is a mother to five and owns All Heart CPR Training, which educates parents on emergency preparedness. Nisi is an advocate for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure organization, which raises money and pushes for a cure for breast cancer. […]

Moms Who Give Back: Alina Russell Walks for Her Dad, ALS

This week’s Mom Who Gives Back is Alina Legeckis Russell, a mom of two living in Springfield, Va. After her father was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or “Lou Gehrig’s” disease in 2010, she and her family formed a team for the Walk to Defeat ALS. She walks in memory of her Tato and […]

Moms Who Give Back: Spotlight on Denise Stern

Tiny Steps Mommy is pleased to introduce “Moms Who  Give Back,” a series of interviews with mothers balancing raising families with giving back to either their community or to causes close to their hearts. Some of these women are also running businesses and/or working full-time. The first spotlight is on Denise Stern, Agency Director of Let […]