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Finding Books For Your Kids To Read; Surprising Facts #LearnON [Sponsored]

Do you have kids who do not enjoy reading? The facts from Common Sense Media’s latest research about kids, teens and reading both scared and surprised me.  (I am a LearnON Ambassador, but no compensation received.) Children, Teens and Reading Infographic This infographic shows the information from the latest research. Surprising and Scary Statistics These statistics both surprise me and scare me. I’m surprised because my kids are always reading. When my kids were young, they didn’t…

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Once Upon A Care Book
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Once Upon A Care; Download and A Book Is Donated To A School

Just a quick post to share with you a great program sponsored by Johnson & Johnson. The video below shows how author, Patricia Lakin took the stories of school children and turned each one into a book. You can download the compilation of stories in a free ebook. For each download of Once Upon A Care, one hard copy is printed and donated to a school.   Disclosure: I received no compensation for sharing this…

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Early Signs of Speech & Hearing Disorders Twitter Chat 5/20 Noon ET #BHSMChat

You read my personal story of my 2 kids and their speech and hearing disorders. I wish I had known the early signs of detection, so we could have started earlier. May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, so along with ASHA (American Speech-Language Hearing Association,) I am hosting a Twitter party. ASHA will have 2 experts on hand to answer your questions. We will be giving away 4 gift cards during the chat. You…

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Better Speech & Hearing Month
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Early Signs of Speech, Hearing & Language Disorders; My Personal Story #BHSM #Sponsored

This post is sponsored by ASHA as part of May’s Better Speech and Hearing Month campaign. Are you aware of the early signs of a speech, language or hearing disorder? As a mom, I figured I’d see the signs in my kids and since I took them to the doctor for their annual checkups so there was no way I’d miss the early signs. Wrong! I missed the signs in 2 of my 4 kids….

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