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September 18, 2008

Parents Volunteer!

I have been busy building a website (and adding it to my growing list of superpowers). Not Parent Club, no I already gave birth to that baby. Another site for a local non-profit children's centre.

Let us hit the rewind button...years ago when Thing 1 and Thing 2 were smaller, busier, and well...less manageable I visited this children's centre a couple of times a week. A haven for me (as any stay-at-home parent can understand). A local destination which really helped me plan my day. The kids enjoyed FREE arts & crafts, FREE circle time, FREE snack. It was great. I volunteered to be on the Board of Directors of the centre in 2006.

I have learnt that it is important for parents to volunteer - be it in school or in the world. It teaches children social responsibility, giving for the sake of giving, community and plain ol' helping. Volunteering also provides people with the opportunity to build on experience - like me creating a website.

A non-profit children's centre really makes life easier for so many parents. I feel good about volunteering for such a good cause. Think globally - act locally...help when you can.

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At September 19, 2008 at 11:08 AM , Blogger Parent Club said...

the website is now up:

Http://www.eastendchildrenscentre.org

Check it out!

 

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