Setting Your Summer Reading Challenge Goals #SummerReading #spon

This is a Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge sponsored post. Summer is here! Today is the last day of school for my kids. Do you have a summer reading program in place for your kids this summer? Before you get all, “but it’s summer and they need to be lazy” on me…listen! I get that! I[…]

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How My Family Deals with Our Children’s Safety Online #spon

This post was inspired and sponsored by Domain.ME Since I work online and met my husband online, the Internet is a big part of my life. That means my kids are exposed to the Internet early in life. Safety has been very important to me, so today I’m going to share how my family chose[…]

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Talk To Your Teen About Underage Drinking #ABFamilyTalk, #IC #Spon

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Anheuser-Busch’s Family Talk About Drinking Program. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. During spring, many teens across the country head to prom and graduation parties. As a parent, those events are frightening. Will there be alcohol at the[…]

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The Digital Families Project Teaching Kids Online Respect

This is a sponsored post. Our kids are growing up in a much different world than we did. The online world has created a whole new playgroundfor bad things to happen. Since it’s a new playground, parents have had to navigate parenting our children online without much guidance. The Digital Family Project is helping by offering[…]

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Rudolph’s Memories #Rudolph50 #Spon

This is a sponsored post. Did you know that Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is the longest-running and highest-rated holiday TV special of all time? That didn’t surprise me at all. This year is the 50th Anniversary of the original TV classic. My Rudolph Memories When I was younger, there were two things that signified the holiday season[…]

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Go Math! Academy Offers Online Math Help for K – 6 #HMHAcademy

This is a sponsored post. Do your kids struggle with math? My kids do and I can not help them once they get to 5th grade. Go Math! Academy is an online program your kids can do at-home. It’s based on the GO Math!™ textbook curriculum, used by over 7 million kids. Go Math! has[…]

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Simple Ways Help the Kids in Your Community #Fuel4School

This is a Champions for Kids and The Motherhood sponsored post. I’m going to go out on a limb and say that, “most people would love to help more in their community.” But often you don’t know how or you are so busy, you do not know when. Champions for Kids has made it easier[…]

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Reading Under the Stars in the Summer #SummerReading

Last month, I told you about my expectations for summer reading for my kids. This month we took our summer reading outdoors to read under the stars. Scholastic provided the books and information about the stars and EVEREADY® provided the flashlights so we could read outside and enjoy the night sky while reading. Reading Under[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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