Giving Thanks Today and Everyday

I’m cleaning the cob webs off my web site today. Although I’ve been very busy I haven’t posted on my blog in over a month. You may not have noticed because I have been writing, and writing, and writing all over the place. I feel blessed to have the opportunity to write, and for other people and organizations to trust me to write for them.

Giving thanks

The Experience of Running My First 5k

Like most people, I have a bucket list.  I am so incredibly grateful that I actually get to scratch something else from mine.  I ran my first 5K!

The Experience of Running My First 5k - JackieBledsoe.com - Growing Family Leaders
This is a guest post by Sheree Adams.  Sheree is a Christian, wife, WAHM of three, nurse, blogger and speaker, who is forever drawn to all things health-related.  You can find her blogging about marriage, family, health tips and more as Smart & Sassy Mom.  Sheree is committed to helping blended families and  keeping marriages strong, healthy, fun and SPICY!  Follow Sheree on Twitter (@SmartNSassyMom), and check out her blog.  If you want to guest post on my blog, check out the guidelines here.

Where Your Family Can Watch the 2013 Presidential Inauguration online

The Presidential Inauguration and MLK Day all wrapped into one.  Today, is a pretty historic day.  Being that we are a homeschooling family we try to use opportunities like this as learning opportunities.  So we’ll enjoy learning about our nation’s process of swearing in president’s every four years, as well as the importance of the day that it falls on.

Where Your Family Can Watch the 2013 Presidential Inauguration online - jackiebledsoe.com

4 Innovative Social Good Platforms Doing GREAT Things

Social good, social entrepreneurship, cause marketing, and crowdfunding are a few of the many buzzwords flying around today.  With social media and technological advances people and organizations are coming with up with many creative and innovative ways to raise awareness and funds for various causes and meet the needs of people all over the globe.

Social Media Etiquette 201: Plant Good Social Media Seeds

I posted earlier in the week about what not to do on social media, I thought there needs to be a post about what to do on social media.  Social media etiquette follows the same principles that lead to good results in other areas of life.  What a person gives a person receives, when you plant an apple seed you get apples, and when you plant a grape seed you get grapes.