The S.H.E. Summit 2014 and CoverGirl's Girls CAN Movement

The S.H.E. Summit 2014 and CoverGirl’s Girls CAN Movement

Last week I attended the third annual S.H.E. Summit 2014: Global Women’s Leadership and Lifestyle Event at the 92Y. The S.H.E. (She Helps Empower) Summit was founded in 2012 by Claudia Chan, a PR executive turned motivational leader. Her goal with the S.H.E. Summit is to expose women to diverse...

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How to help the homeless with your kids in an impactful way and still have fun.

How To Help The Homeless and Have Fun

Do you ever unintentionally overschedule yourself? I signed myself and Amelia up to volunteer at a men’s overnight shelter in our neighborhood on the same day that I also said I’d host one of her Brownie Troop meets. Of course, I didn’t even realize this when I was making those commitments. While I was thinking...

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The Bobbi Brown Pretty Powerful Mascara supports the Girls Rising Foundation

Bobbi Brown Pretty Powerful Mascara + Girls Rising = A Global Movement To Empower Girls

This morning was Parents As Learning Partners in Amelia’s school, where parents get to spend first period inside the classroom working with their kids. Today’s project: Learning about the illustrious life of Theodor Seuss Geisel. All the kids were bragging about how many Dr. Seuss books they own and which lines they know by...

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Celebrities and city kids had fun at the NYC Free Arts Kidsfest

Giving Back: How To Get Children Involved In Charity

I’m always seriously impressed by working mothers who not only stay two steps ahead at work while raising their family, but who also find the time to meaningfully give back by supporting charities that matter to them. Dianne Vavra, Senior VP Press Relations, Dior Beauty, is at the top of my list in this category....

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The fragrances from Coach, Marc Jacobs and Nest help raise funds for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Fragrances For A Cure

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women. Got your attention? Good, because it’s easy to assume that it’ll never happen to you or anyone you love. But the odds are frightening. Throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the beauty industry rallies for the cause by offering special limited-editions and donating a portion...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Makeup For The Cure

One in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. That’s pretty scary. Help the fight to find a cure this Breast Cancer Awareness month by buying any of these best-sellers that are donating funds to help research and treatments. Look good, feel good!

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Look gorgeous and help support breast cancer research by buying these limited edition breast cancer awareness products from Clinique, La Mer, and Philosophy

3 Great Glow Getters That Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

We were shocked to find out that this year an estimated 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed among women in the United States alone. (Source: Susan G. Komen Foundation) Scary! Every October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness month, the beauty industry gets behind the cause...

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During the month of September, which Children's Cancer Awareness Month, Votre Vu created the French Kiss Limited Edition Hope Trio, $59, and for each sale, will donate $3 to the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to treat and cure pediatric cancers. And the shades are really basic neturals every woman should have in their purse: Loulou, a delicate pink, Babette, an everyday bronzed neutral and Claire, a cool, bronzy shimmer.

Color It Forward

Has your kid ever had an accident where for a moment you feared the worst? All of sudden, nothing else in the world matters more than your child’s health. Once the scare is over, you count your blessings that everything is OK and give your child extra kisses and hugs at bedtime.

Every weekday, 46 children...

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