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The Striking Need for More Male Volunteers as Big Brothers

 A recent Florida campaign called Real Men Mentor brought to light a major issue affecting Big Brothers Big Sisters organizations around the nation. Apparently, men make up less than 40 percent of the mentor pool, yet more than 50 percent of the children served by the organization are young boys. 150 more words

Angela Melvin

A Note To My Daughter

Recently, Noodge 2 made her Bat Mitzvah. Her parents are encouraged to write a little speech to her and deliver it that day. Since I have a blog post to my son I must include one for my daughter. 473 more words

Family Update

It’s been 2 months since baby G was born and it doesn’t even seem possible!  I know babies grow too quickly from experience with D1 and D2, but I swear the more children you have, the faster they grow. 278 more words


Big Brother/Big Sisters Celebrate National Mentors Month

For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. 94 more words


Tracking my Babies Growth - Judd - Two Years Old!

– It’s safe to say my baby is well and truly a Toddler now!
– Judd is 89 cms tall and between 13 and 14 kgs. 642 more words


Eat, Drink and Be Mentors

Ever wanted to learn more about being a Big? The best way to get the inside scoop on mentoring – what it’s like, and why it’s worth it – is to talk to someone who’s a Big Brother or Big Sister. 143 more words


January is National Mentoring Month

Every January, in addition to celebrating the beginning of a brand new year, we celebrate National Mentoring Month. It’s a campaign to recognize mentoring and the positive effects it has on young lives. 326 more words