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Posts by Jen Lee Reeves

A New Born Just Right Partner

As our nonprofit grows up, we are reaching out to companies that make an impact on our work. Ever since Jordan started working on Project Unicorn, she’s enjoyed using fun colors and looks to print out Project Unicorn and other concepts that are up her sleeve. Her design partner and Born Just Right’s design director,…

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Jordan’s TEDxTalk “You’re Different? Speak Up!”

Near the end of 2017, Jordan and I had an awesome and jam-packed weekend in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where she got to speak at TEDxYouth Blue Slide Park. It was a kid-run TEDx event (run by 13-year-old Nadav Gilboa) and Jordan was the youngest speaker! I’m always proud of Jordan’s work. But this time, I’m also…

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10 Reasons To Help Grow Born Just Right

We are TEN days away from Jordan’s birthday on December 29th. Every year, she donates her allowance to a nonprofit. Instead of gifts, she asks for donations to a nonprofit. Most years, she has asked for support to send more kids to Camp No Limits. This year, she’s trying something different as she helps launch…

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STEM and STEAM Gifts for the Holidays

As the kids get older and the more aware I am about the importance of STEM/STEAM education, I’ve been on the hunt for some fun STEAM gifts that keep the kids learning. I came to a realization very slowly as Jordan got deeper and deeper into design and design thinking with the help of Project…

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A Whirlwind of Activities + New Events

Travel, work, school, activities, friends, and family… That’s how we are filling our time.  We are trying to continue building Born Just Right while also trying to keep up with the many things life is handing us. None of these are bad things! We’re thrilled to have a chance to grow awareness about Born Just…

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Sharing a Design Story with #AIGAdesign

This morning, Jordan has a chance to tell her story of creating Project Unicorn and learning how design can enhance her life and the lives of many other kids. She and I are attending the national AIGA Design Conference in Minneapolis. She is giving a presentation during a symposium called The Impact of Inclusion. Jordan…

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Join Us at #STEMchat for a Fun Conversation

NOTE: Jordan and I are receiving a small fee to participate in this event Today, Jordan and I are taking part in Born Just Right’s first invitation to participate in a Twitter chat. I’ve been a part of Twitter chats for many years but it’s the first time for BJR! It’s also Jordan’s first chance…

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Meeting a Born Just Right Hallmark Master Artist

Art and design can be seen and accomplished in so many ways. When you add in a physical difference, it gives more perspective and it doesn’t have to prevent you from doing your best. It might actually mean you do it even better! That’s what we’ve learned in our years of knowing Tammy Haddix. She’s…

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Find Jordan in American Girl Magazine

After years and years of enjoying her American Girl dolls, American Girl books and leading a huge campaign on to encourage American Girl to consider adding limb difference options to its Truly Me doll line, Jordan is now in the September/October 2017 magazine. A while back this summer, Jordan had a chance to tell…

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