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Stacey M Design Donates ‘Hero Bears’ to Military Mama Network

When I learned that Military Mama Network™ needed a sponsor for its Hero Bear initiative, I immediately decided that Stacey M Design would be the perfect sponsor.  Military Mama Network (MMN), is a non-profit organization founded by my friend, Geriann Wiesbrook, to provide support to active military personnel and their families.  The thousands of “mamas” in this network support troops and their families with thoughtful cards, letters, and packages. They also provide other types of customized support when called upon. Through its Hero Bear program, MMN sends special stuffed toys – known as...

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How Journaling Benefits Your Girl

Journaling for kidsJournaling can be priceless and timeless, but not every girl likes to write. Matter of fact, many young girls find it intimidating and difficult. But there are lots of benefits for girls who venture into journal writing. The most important thing is that your girl sees the whole experience as a fun activity and not as a homework assignment, punishment or chore.  

A major benefit of journal writing is the development of strong written communication skills. It’s a stepping stone for her future success, especially during middle school and high school. Through...

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Wonder Woman Inspires a New Generation

We all wanted to be her when we grew up. Wonder Woman.

Young girls of the late 70s discovered her over a bowl of popcorn and their living room television screens. Each week, actress Lynda Carter turned the Wonder Woman comic strip into real, hour-long entertainment unlike anything on TV. Kids everywhere recreated favorite scenes. They circled lengths of clothesline into golden lassoes, pretended bikes were invisible airplanes, and took turns roleplaying Wonder Woman’s success at conquering evil.

In late-70s America, this was revolutionary. Most business owners, police officers, doctors, and...

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Lucy Inspired Me

hearing aid personalized

Last summer I asked a mom for permission for her daughter, Lucy, to model for Stacey M Design.  She was very excited and responded, “yes!” We discussed the details.   Then the mom sent me this note: “Probably won’t show, but she does have hearing aids.  Just an FYI.”  My response was: “No problem at all.  Even if they do show!”  That conversation stuck with me.  Lucy and her sparkly purple hearing aids inspired me.  Now when ordering my cards, luggage tags, journals and other products, in addition to having the option of adding...

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Grrr… The Kids Still Gotta Send Out Thank You Notes!

color-in fill-in-the-blank thank you thank you notecard

thank you note card
Yes, getting your kiddos to write thank you note cards can be a chore.  Stacey M Design makes it a  bit easier and a bit more fun.  We give you options!  For the littlest ones, our color-in, fill-in thank you note cards are a great option.  With crayons or colored pencils, these note cards become mini-art projects for your kids.  SCORE!

Our fill-in-the-blank note cards are perfect for kids who are able to write a few words, but not ready for writing long sentences....

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