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Summer Reading Under the Stars with Scholastic & EVEREADY
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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 the Stars My kids and I took a blanket, flashlights from EVEREADY®, a book and the Scholastic constellation guide and…

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Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge
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Get Your Kids Reading With Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge #SummerReading [Sponsored]

This post is sponsored by Scholastic. It’s Summer!!! In my house that means sleeping in, staying up late, mornings at the pool, afternoons reading and playing, grilling out, vacation and generally a more relaxed household. I believe summers are for fun and letting kids be kids, BUT, I want my kids to read during the summer. It’s the only learning activity I expect them to do. That’s where the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge comes in….

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Children, Teens and Reading
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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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Discovery Girls Guide to Growing UP Givewawy
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Discovery Girls Guide to Growing Up for Tween Girls

Let’s face it, growing up is hard for girls. It is uncomfortable for both parents and kids to discuss some of the difficult growing up questions. I remember thinking that I was the only one that had certain feelings and I didn’t like to ask questions. I always felt it made me weak. As an adult, I know that’s not right, but as a tween, it was very real. (I received the friendship & growing…

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