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Family Community Service

This is a sponsored post by Huggies.


We’re trying to raise mindful children and family community service has been on my mind a lot. We have been blessed with education, health and prosperity. It’s up to us to show our kids the way towards charity and generosity. That’s why I am supporting Diaper Awareness Week.

We want our girls to care about community and think beyond themselves. I recently read a book called The Opposite of Spoiled. It really resonated with me. It was about giving kids the tools to learn to manage money and a big part of the book was dedicated to giving back. The girls are putting allowance away in three jars--spend, save, and give. From the "GIVE" jar they’ll be donating to charities that they’ve researched. It's one thoughtful step towards raising generous kids.

Another way to lead them is to support our church’s food pantry and pick up extra items at the grocery store. Add the items to your shopping list (for a FREE printable list with ideas on what to get for the food pantry, click here foodpantryshoppinglist) and have your kids bring them to the panty shelves.

Family Community Service

This week I'm thinking about a particular community need, diapers. I'm honored to be working with Huggies to talk about giving back and serving your community.

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We often think about food and shelter when it comes to those in need, one thing you may not remember is that clean diapers are vital to a baby’s health.

This week (September 26th thru October 2nd), I’m inviting you to join me in educating yourself about the need. Huggies® commissioned a study that found 1 in 3 U.S. moms cannot provide clean diapers for their children. What does that mean? Without diapers, families can’t send babies to childcare, which means parents can’t work. Babies need 6-10 diapers a day, which will cost about $70-$80 a month. For a family with limited funds, this is a big amount.

Some mothers face having to clean out and reuse soiled diapers, or have to choose between diapers and other basic needs like food. Get more diaper need awareness facts here.

There are a few ways to help. First, you can shop for diapers, like Huggies Little Snugglers Diapers and donate them directly to a diaper bank. In addition, you can donate your Huggies rewards points to the National Diaper Bank Network. Huggies is the founding sponsor of the network and in the past six years has provided more than 200 million hugs in the form of diapers and wipes donations.

This week you can help give hugs, too. Every time you tweet using #NoBabyUnhugged Huggies will donate more diapers to Baby2Baby, part of the National Diaper Bank Network. Together, we can help babies get the diapers they need.

We want our girls to act with purpose and mindfulness. Teaching them to look within means slowing down and seeing where help is needed.

Huggies® believes deeply in the Power of Hugs. The simple, loving act is proven to support babies’ emotional and physiological well-being. Huggies® diapers and wipes are inspired by a parent’s hug, – to nurture baby with care, cradle baby in comfort and surround baby in protection. Learn more #HuggiesCouncil

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