Best Buy Education Boasts Sweepstakes for Savvy Schools


This reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Are you in PTA, or are you a teacher or administrator?  Time to get in gear!!!  Best Buy Education is opening a sweepstakes to all educators and school administrators to boost […]

Fun & Easy Summer Science Activities for Kids


As the weather warms up (and even as summer approaches), it’s time to start rolling out activities for kids to keep their brains occupied as well as their bodies.  Stephen Tomecek, a geologist who has authored over 45 nonfiction books for teachers and children and consults with, has three awesome activities that you can […]

Promoting Positive Mental Health Development in Your Child


  Did you know that it is National Children’s Mental Health Day!  Yup, it is!  Positive mental health development is extremely important, not only as children get ready to attend school, but also as they learn and grown to become productive young adults with the coping skills that they need. We are extremely happy to […]

How to motivate an unmotivated kid.

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I’ve always been fascinated by what makes some people super motivated, and others, not so much. I found this particularly interesting when I saw differences in motivation between my children. Why do I have two kids who are equally clever, yet one is disappointed with a certain mark or grade in school, while the other […]

Overcoming Mommy Judgments with the Sisterhood of Motherhood

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*  I’m a Sisterhood of Motherhood Partner and am a sponsored blog partner, but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure.” There is a quote that says judging a person does not define who they are, it defines who you are.  As moms (and dads), we frequently face judgment.  Sometimes from strangers, sometimes […]

10 Safety Tips for Traveling on Spring Break with Kids


  Are you headed out onto the open road or into the friendly skies with your kids this spring break?  Traveling on spring break with kids is such a wonderful way to build lifelong memories that kids (and parents!) will treasure for the rest of their lives.  However, there is NO doubt that preparing to […]

Happy National Crayon Day + Crayon Facts!


Is there anything that smells better than a brand new box of crayons??? Nope, didn’t think so!!  New crayons smell like possibility – so many amazing things that can be created with crayons.  Even as an adult, I still like to color – sometimes with my kids!  Coloring is a great stress reliever, and is […]