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App Review: Lola’s Math Train 2

February 26, 2014 Reviews & Giveaways

The folks at Lola’s Math Train 2 provided me a free copy of their app to review. This is the first I had heard of their series but you all know me, I love apps. Even though my son is an adult (gulp) now and out on his own, I still like to keep an […]

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Cash Register Play for Preschoolers

September 4, 2013 Reviews & Giveaways

The big kids are headed back to school this time of year for lots of new learning experiences. Just because the preschoolers are not in a classroom does not mean they cannot be having new learning experiences also. Just like we buy back to school supplies for the older kids, think about some supplies for […]

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Should You Buy or Rent Textbooks? [infographic]

August 17, 2013 Living

It is back to school time and one thing that hits college kids and their families hard is the price of textbooks. They are incredibly expensive often and I often hear that in the end they are not even used very much by some professors. That would make me a bit crazy! I found this […]

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Windows 8 Apps for Preschoolers

March 26, 2013 Reviews & Giveaways

Disclosure: I am a member of the Windows Champions team and the Microsoft Surface Ambassadors which provides me certain benefits. The opinions are totally my own. I have not been compensated to write about or review these apps. Windows 8 is the operating system I use on my computers and Surface tablet now as you […]

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Pinterest Weekly Roundup – Purple doors, Cat Leggings, Stir Fry and more

March 17, 2013 Food

I hope everyone had a fun St. Patrick’s Day. Hubby went out with our cousin to a local place and had his corned beef and cabbage. I was fine with that because I am not a fan. The next holiday will sneak up on us quickly, Easter. I will be pinning more onto my Spring […]

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Fat Letters from School

February 28, 2013 Living

Schools in North Andover, Massachusetts are now measuring students BMI (Body Mass Index) and sending letters home to the parents of students who are obese and those who are underweight. The focus in the news has been on the “fat letters” and the stories all just tag on about the underweight part at the end. […]

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The Most Popular US College Majors [infographic]

January 5, 2013 Living

Another interesting infographic to share with you all. My son is a senior in high school this year, but not quite sure of what he wants to do as far as continuing his education. I would love to see him go to college, but I am not pushing him at all, just trying to be […]

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Save on paper and ink PLUS a free printables blog hop

September 24, 2012 Living

While I am no longer a homeschooling parent, I still have lots of friends who do homeschool. I think my brain may appear to be stuck in homeschool mode, but it is really because I just think everyone should always learn everyday. I just happened across this free printables blog hop that started today, September […]

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Grooming Your Son for College plus Giveaway

August 21, 2012 Living

Many of us have sons that will soon be headed off to college. Preparing our boys for this big transition is  totally different that sending them off to say, 7th grade was. Not only do the supply lists change dramatically at college, but I think as parents we feel this sudden panic as we wonder […]

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Let the games begin! Olympic Resources

July 25, 2012 Living

Even though I am not a sports person usually, I do like to watch part of the Olympics sports when they are on. Gymnastics and diving are probably my favorites for the summer Olympic games. Whether you are having a viewing party with friends or just watching on your own, here are a few Olympic […]

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