An Update: One Year After “Online Overdose is Harmful for OUR Family”

About a year ago, we wrote a post on why "Online Overdose is Harmful for OUR Family." A few months later we wrote this one "Disconnect to Reconnect 2012."  We still spend quite a number of hours on-line. However, we've made a lot of effort to minimize  distractions while maximizing our attention to family and … Continue reading An Update: One Year After “Online Overdose is Harmful for OUR Family”

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Make a Difference on 17 September 2011: Join Playing for Change Foundation

What if you had one day to change the world with Music. That day is 17th September 2011. "A global day of action where musician will play on stages, cafes and street corners to raise money to support music in the lives of young people" Playing For Change is a movement to connect the world … Continue reading Make a Difference on 17 September 2011: Join Playing for Change Foundation

Do You Know What *The Girl Effect* Is?

http://www.GirlEffect.Org And now you know!  You could also read "Half the Sky" and visit their website to learn more about how you could help.  Half the Sky is a heavy read (at least for me) so I'm reading it little by little. Message to M:   “The time is always right to do what is right.” … Continue reading Do You Know What *The Girl Effect* Is?

Mindful Monday: “Just Say No” to Plastics

Are Mushrooms The New Plastic? | Crisp Green. Continuing our "Post A Day" quest-- Mondays are "Mindful Mondays" here at the GotPassport household.  The article cited above, about a more earth-friendly packaging material is a good reminder that we should be more mindful, at the point of purchase, of where the product and packaging will … Continue reading Mindful Monday: “Just Say No” to Plastics

Blog Action Day 2010: WATER

Today is Blog Action Day 2010  and thousands of bloggers from over 125 different countries are coming together to write about water issues in their communities and around the world.   I won't be writing about water issues here on our blog.  I wrote a post on WATER at NileGuide and you can read it here. … Continue reading Blog Action Day 2010: WATER

World Humanitarian Day is August 19, 2010

It's Saturday, August 14, 2010, here in Thailand and thus a #ServiceSaturday theme is in order. We dedicate this post to all the Humanitarian Aid Workers everywhere around the globe! To learn more about this please visit World Humanitarian Day website Be sure to watch the video below and share it with the world around … Continue reading World Humanitarian Day is August 19, 2010

Join the Movement of One Day’s Wages

One Day’s Wages (ODW) is a new grassroots movement of people, stories, and actions to alleviate extreme global poverty. ODW promotes awareness, invites simple giving, and supports sustainable relief through partnerships, especially with smaller organizations in developing regions. 75 million children are out of school around the world, a figure equivalent to the entire primary … Continue reading Join the Movement of One Day’s Wages