Community Service

November 11, 2018

I’m sick of volunteering (and so are most moms)

You are asked to chair your son’s school library fundraiser for the third year in a row. The principal tells you that no other mother is […]
May 30, 2012

My First Year as a School Volunteer: Lessons from the Front Lines

  About a year ago I wrote this post about how to make the most out of your school volunteer efforts. D2 wasn’t enrolled in pre-school […]
December 24, 2011

Share the Love this Holiday Season

  Today is Christmas Eve. If you are like me, you might be spending your afternoon cooking and preparing for Christmas dinner tomorrow. Even if you don’t […]
June 28, 2011

Avoid Volunteer Burnout

This is one of my favorite posts from late last year that I’m re-posting while I’m on vacation. I hope you enjoy it. You are asked […]