A Bittersweet Christmas

A Bittersweet Christmas

By Tracy Madlener As a mother of two, I am doing the same thing that most other moms are doing since the tragedy of Newtown, I am hugging my children more than usual and at the same time, whispering a prayer under my breath.  Like you, my heart shattered with the news of the shooting […]

The Christmas Spirit Foundation: Bringing Christmas To Troops Abroad

The Christmas Spirit Foundation: Bringing Christmas To Troops Abroad

By Alicia Taylor Many of us spend the Christmas holidays separated from our families by miles of distance.  We know they are safe.  We know that they, too, are celebrating around their own tree and, hopefully, missing us as well.   However, some of us have military family members stationed overseas.  They miss their homes […]

Toys For Tots: A Christmas Miracle We Can All Take Part In

Toys For Tots: A Christmas Miracle We Can All Take Part In

By Heather Jabusch Tis the season to give back.  Not only do we spend the holiday times getting presents for our loved ones, but we tend to find ways to give back to our communities and help out those that are less fortunate.  Whether you want to donate your time, money/gifts or place there is […]