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Emmett's Wildlife Initiative -

Helping ManateesOne Expedition at a Time Each year, Manatee Appreciation Day is celebrated on the last Wednesday of March. This day is raise awareness and support for this endangered species. For the entire month of March, Emmett and I are raising money for Save the Manatee. Save the Manatee is a nonprofit and membership-based organization that protects manatees and their aquatic habitat. Now let's learn a bit about these fascinating marine mammals. Meeting Manatees A couple weeks ago, Emmett and I visited manatees at The Seas with Nemo and Friends in Disney's EPCOT. There were two manatees that we could...

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Emmett's Wildlife Initiative -

International Polar Bear Day is celebrated all around the world every year on February 27th! The main purpose of this observance is to draw awareness to the challenges polar bears face in the ever-warming Arctic Circle. That's why, for the entire month of February, Emmett and I will be raising money for Polar Bears International. Polar Bears International International Polar Bear Day is organized by Polar Bears International (PBI) - a worldwide non-profit organization dedicated to both the preservation of the Arctic climate and Arctic wildlife. Last month, I reached out to Betsy Jasper, the Member Services Coordinator at PBI,...

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Emmett's Wildlife Initiative -

Sand sifts beneath your water shoes as you hesitate to get in the water. You double check your goggles are in place. Yes, you can breathe through your snorkel just fine, and you have your underwater camera ready. Meanwhile your son is tugging on your arm impatient and ready to jump in. Then you step into the ocean. You smile because the water is warmer than you expected and you can't wait to see the amazing marine life below. That was my experience in Labadee, Haiti of 2017. I took my time getting ready to explore the reef. If I rush...

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Motherhood, Word of the Year -

Skip the failed New Years Resolutions. Find out how you can replace your New Years Resolutions with ONE WORD. Plus, 4 ways to Balance life this year.

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