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Gifts of Lasting Change - The February Fox
Last week Tyler and I allowed Fox to open his very first Christmas present. Although we were excited to see how he would tear through the wrapping paper, we ultimately made the decision to fork over the goods when Fox seemed bored with his toys and we just needed a minute to decompress. You just do what you have to do sometimes, right? While Fox was wailing away at the musical instrument he had uncovered, I began the task of crossing family members and friends off of our Christmas list one-by-one. There are always those people that get progressively more difficult to purchase for as they seem to have everything plus all of the ties, socks, and perfume you have gifted them previous years. So I shifted my focus over to a greater cause that I knew would make everyone happy – including myself, my loved one, and the recipient: those helped by CARE. CARE is an organization on a mission to lift impoverished girls and women into places of strength and leadership while changing the world for the better. Each donation flourishes into something much larger than expected. I knew that giving this kind of gift would make me feel …