A Bringer of New Things

Musings on personal growth, books, motherhood, writing, and more.

Bookworm Gifts & Stocking Stuffers that Give Back

I’ve still been too busy for a real post, but here are two more quick recommendations for your holiday gift shopping. I read about both of these in a magazine … Continue reading

December 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beautiful Holiday Cards & Gifts for a Good Cause (UNICEF)

I just discovered that UNICEF sells gorgeous holiday cards (as well as box sets of birthday cards and blank greeting cards) and also all kinds of global-inspired gifts, many of them … Continue reading

November 1, 2016 · 4 Comments

Learning about the Cycle of Hunger, Poverty, and Overpopulation

  One Way I’ve Been Learning Lately For the past few years, while working full-time and writing whenever I can, I’ve taken online courses one at a time from West … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · 15 Comments

Four Cool Causes

These are some causes and non-profit organizations that lately have snagged my attention latetly—and held it! 1. Housing First I’ll let the Wikipedia page explain: “Housing First moves the homeless individual or … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Why I Support the Classical Education Movement

While I’m no expert in the field of education, I do have a bachelor’s degree in it, I’m passionate about it, and I’m trying to learn all I can about … Continue reading

September 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Taking Action Against Child Abuse

  I’d like to occasionally use my blog to feature causes and organizations who are working hard to relieve suffering and improve our world. I’ll begin with child abuse, which … Continue reading

August 31, 2013 · 3 Comments