When we're feeling anxious or down about the state of the world, one of the best things we can do is invest some energy and time in helping those less fortunate than ourselves. Volunteering in service of others is good for the people we help, it's good for our communities - it truly helps make the world a better place. It helps us stay focused on the positive, reminds us to be grateful for what we have, and helps our children develop empathy and understanding. We've research
Here are some simple ideas for you and your family to express gratitude this Thanksgiving. Gratitude Conversation Starters Write up some simple conversation starters and put them into a decorative jar (spend time with your kids decorating the jar beforehand). Have everyone randomly pick 1-2 at Thanksgiving dinner to read out loud with one another and share their answers. What do you like most about Thanksgiving? Which of the holiday traditions in your life mean the most to yo
Ahh, the month of November; fall is full swing in November. It transforms our landscapes and our consciousness with its vibrant foliage, crisp, cool air, and the shortening of daylight hours. The glory of the autumnal harvest season makes the family holiday of Thanksgiving a favorite for many. It's a time to gather and connect, a time to honor one another, and be grateful for all we have. But it's also a busy time, as we prepare everything, while still homeschooling our chil
Are you familiar with the Getty’s award-winning photography program, Unshuttered?
Unshuttered is a platform and community for teens to share their passion for photography and social justice. The team behind Getty Unshuttered has partnered with Amplifier.org, the nonprofit design lab best known for the record-breaking 2017 “We The People” public art campaign with Shepard Fairey that works to amplify the voices of grassroots movements. Together they are hosting a national phot