One thing I enjoy very much about social media is that it gives me the opportunity to share the good and awesome with my friends and family. Whether it is time together or an accomplishment at school, I love catching it in action.
I was so happy to see my daughter’s pumpkin globe. I taught third grade years ago and now the time and dedication it takes to create this project. The teacher needs to have a lot of patience and the students take a few days to complete it. Making a pumpkin globe is a learning experience that is worthy of sharing. Totally awesome!
While at the NY Botanical Gardens, my youngest decided to put on a puppet show and became a one-man act. In an instant, she created a plot and others started to gather around for her performance. Definitely #ShareAwesome worthy!
The other evening, my mom, sister and I were able to spend time at my grammar school’s fundraisier. I can’t think of when we took a photo together. When I shared this photo, it was nice to see people from the past who were happy to see the three of us together. An awesome moment when I focusing on sisters and daughters.
Being able to take a photo where we are all looking is definitely and Awesome moment. It is such a challenge for all of us to be smiling and looking at the same time. So happy to share this awesome moment.
Today’s families use digital technology in every aspect of life – from learning and socializing, to gaming and shopping! Broad access and use of technology is awesome – and opens so many new opportunities for so many students. But like any aspect of life, there are things you need to know to make positive, safe decisions.
Now that my girls are getting older, I try to stress the importance of sharing the good that is out there. There are too many times where we here of apps and social media moments that have bullied someone or worse. Being open and talking about appropriately using Instagram is one way we talk about social media. I hope that my account can be looked at by her as a “teaching moment”.
National PTA has partnered with LifeLock to share awesome ways families can create an open, evolving conversation about positive, safe decisions when using digital tools. It’s all part of having a happy, healthy lifestyle. For you, your family, your friends, and the whole world – everyone benefits when you #ShareAwesome!
The #ShareAwesome campaign seeks to build an understanding among parents and students that no matter the device, the app or the networking site – the skills we need to be safe and positive online are similar to what you need offline.
#ShareAwesome celebrates students and families who use digital media and tools for good – good for themselves, their family, their friends and the whole world.
The #ShareAwesome contest invites social media users to share a smart and safe decision, uplifting accomplishment, or positive action for the good of others using hashtag #ShareAwesome on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
- “Snap a photo of an awesome moment in your day and share it on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with the #ShareAwesome hashtag!
Students who enter the #ShareAwesome contest between September 15 – November 30, 2014 will have a chance to win fantastic prizes, including tablets and a $2,500 scholarship!”
Students who enter a photo between September 15 – November 30, 2014 will be eligible to win fantastic prizes, including tablets and a $2,500 scholarship! Visit ShareAwesomeNow.org to learn more.
I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.
NYC Single Mom says
I love your share awesome moments. will have to enter the contest.
NYC Single Mom says
Fantastic share awesome moments. I love this campaign, will have share some awesome moments of my own and enter the contest.
This is an awesome contest. College is expensive!
Terri Ramsey Beavers says
I love that you photograph your life. Thank you for sharing this campaign, I’m going to pass the info along to the students I know.
Awesome! I didn’t know about this contest. Thank you so much for sharing!
R U S S says
WOW. That sure is a great way to reward those who share. This is a nice campaign because it’s for a good cause.
Looks like you all had a really fun day at the NY botantical gardens. I’ll have to visit it myself one day!
Jenn Corter says
That’s such a wonderful campaign! Lifelock is really such a great company. It’s awesome that they’re spearheading a wonderful campaign such as this one!
Michelle Hwee says
That globe pumpkin is so adorable!! 🙂 looks like you had a great time!
Dawn McAlexander says
That is a fantastic prize! What a great contest!
Fi Ní Neachtáin says
I agree with you, sharing the good news is so important. I hate seeing all the bad stuff daily, it’s such a downer. That pumpkin with the globe design is fantastic by the way! 🙂
Giveaways 4 Mom says
This is my first time hearing about this but it sounds interesting.
Catherine S says
This sounds like a great opportunity for the kids to win great prizes. It is a great way to help bring awareness to social media safety. I love all the photos.
Delia @ Happy Blogger Plaza says
These are such cute pictures! You are blessed with a wonderful family, Kerri!
What adorable daughters 🙂 I’ll pass this on to people I know with kids. Thanks for sharing!
Ann BAcciaglia says
I love this hashtag. What a fun way to share positive news. Thanks for letting us know about this initiative.
Great initiative. I agree that children and families have to get more knowledge how to use social networks in a safely. I’ll absolutely teach my children how to do it properly.
Melissa Vera says
I love this campaign so much. Your daughter’s globe is just totally awesome. I love it.
Franc Ramon says
Yes, there’s so much negativity in social media. We should really use it more to uplift and inspire people.
Paula Schuck says
these are some truly awesome moments and some awesome pictures too. The pumpkin glow is very impressive but the actual live humongous pumpkin is quite amazing too!
Love this campaign! Share the awesome 🙂
Mama to 5 BLessings says
What cute ways to upcycle pumpkins! Love the pumpkin globe!
I love this partnership between National PTA and LifeLock! such a great way to get the discussion going about social/digital media. As a parent, i appreciate the #ShareAwesome campaign!
Amy @ Oh So Savvy Mom says
I love this campaign! I think it is such a great way to get teens sharing great, uplifting moments!
Love the picture of you with your mom and sister!
Awesome article! Your daughters are absolutely adorable.
Your daughter is so brave and outgoing, putting on a puppet show like that.
Amanda @ Adorkablii says
I love the pumpkin your daughter did. Such a creative way to design it. Social media has the good and bad just like everything. I think it’s important for us to teach our child that. So much good can come from social media.
Those are some very cute pictures, I love how you keep teaching them to share the good!
Aisha Kristine Chong says
This seems a wonderful campaign they have – I wish everyone who join – luck on this!
Cindy (Vegetarian Mamma) says
Boy do I love sharing! Oh and I love winning awesome prizes too!
Krystal's Kitsch says
Those pictures were SO cute. I love the giant pumpkin!
Erin Kennedy says
This is a great post and important info. I love the photos too! So adorable!
Bonnie @ wemake7 says
What a great contest. Will have to be sure to enter. Thanks for sharing. Love that pic with the big pumpkin in it. =)
Yona Williams says
I love when campaigns like this help spread the word about helping others. On a side note, that’s one really huge pumpkin!
Tiffany Hathorn says
I think this is a great campaign. And an important. Internet safety (and manners) is critical these days. The things I see going on are scary!
Rubbie Anne Abad says
Oh wow that’s a good idea! Goodluck everyone!
Aw, I couldve used the scholarship money had I known.