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Author: Kristyn Morgan

Kristyn Morgan and her husband, David, have spent the last 20 years raising their five sons and a daughter in Vancouver. She believes in the motto “Striving to be better while keeping it real,” and can be found blogging about navigating the parenting waters at This Crazy Life or on Instagram at morganlifeadvice.

What happens when the Southwest Washington community unites to participate in one day of giving designed to directly benefit non-profit organizations in Clark, Cowlitz and Skamania counties? For a 24-hour period on September 20, 2018 “Give More 24!” did just

“Fundraising.” As a parent, does hearing this F-word make you cringe? It doesn’t have to! Over the years our six children have raised money for activities ranging from summer camps to school clubs and trips. Often it is not feasible

Family pictures. We want them, but we don’t necessarily look forward to having them taken, and sometimes we downright dread them.  As a mom of six kids, I was in the latter camp. Between trying to pick out coordinating outfits,

It’s the beginning of a new year and a time when many of us set new goals for improvement. There is something about the idea of starting out a new year striving to be our better selves that often leads

As a mother of six teen and young adult children I am invested in my children discovering their best selves. One of these ways is seeking opportunities for service in our communities particularly at this time of year. In a