As a Mom, Valentine’s Day has become more fun filled and fanciful than remembered. A once potentially dreaded, over commercialized excuse of a holiday has morphed in to a day that requires preparation of “pretty” cards (princess at this point of course), colorful candies (pink and red preferred), and cookies for special friends and teachers. Stickers adorn cards chosen with great skill and consideration and there is a sense of warmth and love surrounding the whole pomp and circumstance of Valentine’s Day.
Thanks to children changing the way we, as parents, look at things, this once hostile holiday has been turned in to a wonderful way to show our friends, families and teachers that we love and appreciate them–a lesson always worth instilling in our little ones. When watching our children we witness their innocence and pure exploration and enjoyment of all the details in a day, that adults often overlook. We are reminded to reflect on our own happiness, health and good fortune, and give back to those in need.
In that spirit, read below to learn more regarding The Glenna Kohl Fund for Hope, Inc. and their Annual “Angel’s Masquerade Ball,” taking place this holiday season on February 15th in the Cape. The information below was provided by Dara Plummer, a Member of the Melanoma Committee. While the event is held on the Cape, Glenna’s 3 year battle with melanoma took place at Boston’s own MGH, which is why Dara is hoping to involve the city in celebrating Glenna’s life and raising awareness and funding to aid in future research. See below for details… Continue Reading