Monthly Archives: February 2012

That first ER visit: notes for next time

Head Gash

With an adventurous toddler in the house, a visit to the ER is more of a “when” than an “if”. It was bound to happen at some point. The backstory As is often the case, the incident happened with neither parents present, both of them being at work. Ms. Headgash was spending  the day at…

Kiva.org: social impact for the whole family

kiva_logo

A few months ago I was introduced to Kiva. Kiva does a great job of summarizing what it does so I won’t try to paraphrase it: “We are a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as…