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Smiles, Giggles and Gratitude

By Kristen Stocks | Nov 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wow.  What a whirlwind the last year has been?!? As I sit this morning, I reflect on the last year and I can’t help but smile and giggle a little bit. I smile because this dream of Kids Boost is coming true.  We’ve worked with more than 60 kids on projects and donated to 35…

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New School Year Resolutions

By Kristen Stocks | Aug 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of year… already!  New school supplies, new clothes, new shoes and new backpacks.  So why not take a minute to create New School Year Resolutions?  But here’s the catch… they can’t be about losing weight or going to the gym, they have to be about spreading love and making a difference. Why…

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Help Wanted

By Kristen Stocks | Feb 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wow, what a difference a year makes! It’s been super exciting to see the ways that Kids Boost is growing.  We went from 3 kids finishing a project to 40 kids.  These kids raised more than $50,000 for 23 different non-profit organizations. I am beyond excited to see what this next year holds. But I’m…

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Thank you for giving big at our Big Give!

By Kristen Stocks | Dec 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

* Almost 300 care packages for our military heroes * More than 200 Blessing Bags for homeless * Dozens of candy bouquets for the caregivers at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta * More than 200 snack bags and inspirational signs for kids in need *Hundreds of cookies decorated to show love * Baskets of rocks painted with…

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How to give back without spending a dime

By Kristen Stocks | Nov 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Black Friday. Cyber Monday.  Giving Tuesday. If you are like me, your credit card is screaming at you to stop right now.  But if you are also like me, you recognize how fortunate you are in life and want to give back and celebrate this Giving Tuesday. So I decided to create a quick check list…

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The State of the Union

By Kristen Stocks | Nov 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Welcome to the first State of the Union, Kids Boost style.  Pretty exciting, right?! It’s amazing what can happen in a year. This time last year, I was begging kids to participate in Kids Boost.  I think I had 200 likes on Facebook and we had raised about a thousand dollars total.  Fast forward to today…

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sharing the why

By Kristen Stocks | Sep 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

So last week I ditched my Kids Boost t-shirt and jeans and dusted off (literally) a suit and pair of heels. But just for a day (okay, just for a meeting).  It was a big meeting, one that could potentially change my world and fulfill my dreams.  As I drove to my meeting, I practiced…

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You want me to do what?!?

By Kristen Stocks | Jul 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

“I have to actually talk to him? “Why can’t we just text?” “What if they say no?” We’ve all heard the excuses. Heck, we probably are all guilty of speaking them. Why on earth would we actually talk to someone when we could just text? You know, that’s why they created texting… it’s quicker and…

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Mom, I’m bored

By Kristen Stocks | Jun 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Mom, I’m bored!” Oh the dreaded words.  Bored…. What? How can you possibly be bored? It’s only 7:30 in the morning and the first day of summer! I’m a believer that it’s okay for kids to be bored every once in while.  It allows them to be creative and think outside the box.  However, let’s face it,…

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Helping kids cope through crisis

By Kristen Stocks | Jun 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

“I don’t ever want to go back to Disney World” This was my 8 year old’s statement to me as we prepared for bed last night. WHAT?!?   That was random. Why on earth would he not want to go back and where did this come from?  And then it hit me… It wasn’t long ago…

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