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Lockwood & Co four book series for middle schoolers. Written by Jonathan Stroud. The setting is London and the supernaturals are out and about and not very friendly. The young psychic people have opened detective agencies to find these supernaturals. This is a perfect series to read for the Halloween season. #LockwoodandCo
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Lockwood and Co Book Series for Middle Schoolers #Giveaway

This is a sponsored post. Looking for a Halloween series for your middle schooler? The Lockwood and Co  book series by Johnathan Stroud is an excellent series for middle school-age kids who love reading supernatural thrillers. The latest book, The Creeping Shadow is the fourth in the series. About the Lockwood & Co Book Series There is a problem in London. All of the ghosts, haunts, spirits and specters are showing up all over the city….

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The Secret Life of Pets movie is a comedy about the lives of our pets after we leave the house. What do they do when they are alone? #TheSecretLifeOfPets
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Win The Secret Life of Pets Movie Prize Pack #TheSecretLifeOfPets

This is a sponsored post.   What do your pets do when you leave the house? Do they invite their friends over when they are alone? What do they think about? We make stories up about our pets when we leave. We imagine that our dog controls the remote because he likes to lay on the couch. Our cats are probably turning the stereo on loud to drown out the TV. Our black and white…

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Ice Age: Collision Course movie #YogaDay #IceAge #CollisionCourse
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Celebrate International Yoga Day With Shangri Llama from New Ice Age: Collision Course Movie

This is a sponsored post. Today is International Yoga Day. It was a good reason for me to do a little yoga this morning. I love yoga because it makes me feel very flexible and is very calming. I had gotten away from yoga for a few years, but I’m back at it and loving it. The newest Ice Age movie, Ice Age: Collision Course introduces the Shangri Llama. He uses his yoga knowledge to…

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Netflix shows to open converstations with your teens and tweens #StreamTeam
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Using Netflix to Start Important Conversations With Your Tweens and Teens #StreamTeam

This is a Netflix sponsored post.  If you have kids, then you know that having the serious discussions is not always easy. Kids think that parents do not understand. Below are several shows on Netflix that will help you start the conversation with your tweens and teens. Bigger Kids or Tweens Discussions Puss in Boots Episode: Star Self-Love Discussion Dulcinia feels like no one needs her so she tries to use the secret wishing start to…

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Fodors The Nationals Parks of the West Travel Guide, 3 audiobooks, $50 GC #Giveaway
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Plan A Family Trip to the National Parks of the West With Fodor’s

This is a Sponsored post. Have you been to any of the national parks of the west? As a kid, we visited several of the national parks in South Dakota, Colorado and Wyoming. I have such fond memories of those trips. I’ll never forget the first time I saw the Rocky Mountains. We were driving on the highway somewhere in South Dakota and as you go over a hill, there they are. Rocky Mountains in…

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