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In Operation for 19yrs: The Polly Klaas Foundation

I don’t ever want to imagine a day without my 3 kids. They are my life and the sole reason for my existence. They’re the ones I live every day for and – ultimately – the ones I’d walk to the ends of the earth and lay my life down for.

I had lots of writing planned for today (and I still plan on getting to that), but I have decided to put them aside for a few minutes and address a more important issue; one that we should all (as human beings) care very deeply about…the safety and future of children everywhere.

I received an email update from the Polly Klaas Foundation and have spent the better part of this morning reading – and crying over – the story of Polly Klaas; 1981-1993 (if you haven’t read the story of her abduction, please consider doing so now). It’s all so heart-breaking.

It’s very hard for me to talk about topics of this nature without crying or loosing it entirely. So, with that said – I’m keeping this post short, however. If there’s one thing I can ask you to do today, it’s to lean over and hug your kids just a little bit longer. Hold them while you can and don’t forget to let them know that they (each) mean so much to you!

PS – don’t forget to order your free Child Safety Kit.

Disclosure: I was not asked to write this post nor was I contacted by the foundation to help spread the word. I wanted to share this information with you because I have a voice, and because I have children that I want to see grow old and grey one day.

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About the author: Living in South Texas, Barb is wife to a taxidermist and mother to three outrageously rambunctious kids (ages 10, 11 & 20) and their cute dogs, Jager and Louie! Barb spends her day’s blogging, chatting with friends on Facebook, tweeting, sharing far too many crazy pictures on Pinterest & Instagram, and most importantly…trying to catch a cat-nap when she can. Her favorite drinks are Coffee and Unsweetened Mango tea from Sonic. Barb – through Blogfully – shares her personal insight on the products she tries, uses, hates, and loves. She lives to travel, enjoys reading, can crochet a mean afghan, and is told she makes the best chicken salad sandwiches ever!

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