Early education is essential for an onslaught of situations we take for granted, one of which is our own health. Discussing the importance of being your own health advocate with kids is a great way to empower them and get them involved in their own wellbeing. With Breast Cancer Awareness Month already halfway through, there are still a lot of great ways to keep the conversation going with the family, give back and promote a healthy lifestyle.
Whether personally invested or just seeking ways to impact nationally, locally and even globally, start small and check out these easy ways to get involved.
From writing encouragement cards and packing care packages to volunteering at a local run or event, there are countless ways to get involved in your area. Read up online about all the ways to get a group together and donate time and effort to a great cause. Not to mention, donating goods, services and time for an important purpose is a fun way to bond with the kids.
Raising money for breast cancer research can be done by signing up for a sponsored run, walk or local function, or think outside the box and start your own event. Don’t let the idea of a run scare you, most are more fun than strenuous and participants come from all over, wearing pink, walking and cheering each other on. Get creative and sign up to create your own group fundraising function with your family, or an individual endeavor; encourage the kids with a student or team sport. They can enlist their friends and find new fun ways to give back together.
While the Game Pink presents Minecraft Live, Oct. 28, at the Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco, Texas, may be a little last minute, it’s not the only gaming fundraiser of its kind. This particular online-gaming event features top names in the industry as well as a meet-and-greet, costume contest, scavenger hunt and merchandise, but peruse the site for more events and news as they pop up, maybe in your area.
An easy, go-to: donate. Share your donation with friends and family on social media and inspire others to do the same. Think pink and dress the part with the kids while supporting breast cancer research. You’ll feel like a team and wear your support on your sleeves.
A beach vacation is a family favorite in the summertime; the weather is nice, towns are thriving and there are fun activities all season. For families looking for the ultimate summer beach vacation, consider Ocean City, New Jersey.
CM Communications, a PR agency specializing in the travel and hospitality industry, recently polled travel journalists and social media influencers regarding post-COVID-19 travel. The survey polled more than 400 journalists, editors, bloggers and influencers across major markets nationwide.
With travel on hold right now, many Americans are eager to get out to explore the world, constantly looking forward to their next trip. Travel isn’t the only thing Americans are missing right now: Sporting events and concerts are canceled and theme parks are closed, leaving people itching for entertainment or adventure.
This summer, family travel at The Peninsula receives an upgrade with the debut of Camp Peninsula, a children’s experience that recreates the spirit of camping right in the heart of Beverly Hills. The journey begins with a special welcome from Peter Bear, the hotel’s lovable mascot, at check-in. After taking a picture with the life-sized teddy bear, kids will be whisked away by a Peninsula Camp Counselor to a luxurious guestroom where a charming teepee awaits. An afternoon of camp-themed games and activities, including a hotel-wide scavenger hunt, rounds off the family-friendly experience, fun for children of all ages. Whether it’s a luxe staycation or an extended holiday, Camp Peninsula is an ideal way to ensure the little ones are happy campers.
A recent survey conducted by Louis Karno & Company Communications polled 100 American writers, editors and freelancers to offer an insider perspective on the industry. The survey asked: Where is travel writing headed in the short term, and what were they working on?