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Generosity

by Jennifer A. Kelly

Posted on 2018-03-27

Tonight as I pen this post, our fearless leader, Christine Olson, is representing this brave initiative at one of our area's most prestigious charitable fundraisers. Generosity, hosted by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, will line up the brightest and most deserving non-profits in four counties for businesses across the nation to support. Representatives of each charity will have the opportunity to explain and discuss their true passion, the heart and purpose of their being, as they persuade businesses to support...

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Hearts Out Of Orbit

by Jennifer A. Kelly

Posted on 2018-03-13

“To have a child is to have your heart go walking around outside of your body.” Not too long after the second of my three daughters was born, I heard this quote. With a toddler and a newborn orbiting my life constantly, I had never heard more truth spoken. I was surrounded by other moms with small children then, too. We were navigating these new waters together and life was blossoming as our little “hearts” scampered all over the playground or each other’s living rooms. Now, with teenagers and...

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Those Irrational “Mom” Thoughts…

by Jennifer A. Kelly

Posted on 2018-02-20

Anytime I find myself unable to fully control a situation my kids are in, I tend to imagine the worst possible scenario. It seems to be a coping mechanism, and I imagine I’m not alone in my thinking. Moms, do you picture the house suddenly catching on fire the minute you leave the kids alone for a quick trip to the grocery store? Do you know for a fact they WILL be kidnapped if you let them go to the movies with their friends? Kids crossing the street is certain to bring the one hit-and-run driver in town to your street at...

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