Check out this Princess Book for Girls – Star Sisters and the Royal Wedding


My daughter loves to read and is already in chapter books in second grade. She enjoys reading a variety of books, including those with princesses and plenty of adventure. I knew she would enjoy a new book series called, “Star Sisters.” I received product to facilitate this post. Star Sisters in the Royal Wedding is […]

Parent/Child Classes at Spring Garden Waldorf

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Are you looking for something different to do with your toddler? Last year I choose for Kiernan and I to be part of the parent/child classes at Spring Garden Waldorf School. We both enjoyed ourselves and I wanted to share a little bit about them with you.  When we started class I really didn’t know […]

Creating a Homework Station for Back to School #Kohls101


For lifelong learners, we need to give our children good foundations for learning. Kids need a go-to place for all their homework needs at home. Just like adults, kids do better with a consistency, such as setting up a homework station for them to study that is free of distractions. Having their own desk or […]

Soar with Reading with JetBlue and The Magic Tree House this Summer


Continual reading is so important for kids, especially in the Summer to avoid “Summer Brain Drain.” Make it fun by giving your kids plenty of options like reading with you, joining a Summer reading program, or reading club. I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for JetBlue. I received […]

Our Back-to-School Shopping Haul from Kohl’s #Kohls101


It seems like Summer just started but it is already time to start thinking about back-to-school shopping. With the unseasonably cool week we are having in Ohio, it is the perfect time to grab your kids and do a little back-to-school shopping. My kids and I went to our local Kohl’s today – they were […]

Blast Away the Summer Blahs with SchoolZone Biblical Workbooks


I don’t know about you, but now that the weather is so good my daughters are always asking to go outside. While I would love to just let them run free in our backyard, I need to be there to supervise. Since I do have other jobs to get done during the day, we can’t […]

Turn Summer Brain Drain into Summer Brain Gain with 10 Free Websites


My kids aren’t in school yet, but I still find it important to be sure they are learning during any type of screen time. Normally most of our summer is spent outside, but on those rainy days, our kids need something to keep them entertained. I’ve put together a list of 10 free websites that […]

Celebrate 529 Day with CollegeAdvantage Win $529 College Savings Award


We are celebrating 529 Day by giving away a $529 College Savings Award from Ohio CollegeAdvantage!!  Open to all USA! What an awesome prize to help with your child or grandchild’s college education. The Ohio CollegeAdvantage 529 Savings Plan is Ohio’s tax-free way to save for college education. May 29th has been designated as “529 Day” […]

Travel Makes Kids Smarter


Let me begin with this disclaimer: I am looking for any excuse to travel with my daughter. Some of the most wonderful memories I have with my 17-year-old, Katie, have been our trips together. So when I heard there was a new study that claimed…eh hem, I mean proved that travel helps boost intelligence and […]

Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments


I knew my husband would be a great dad even while we were dating 20 years ago – yes, it’s been that long! I had no idea that he’d be the awesome dad he is! He is more than an active dad, he plays, teaches, and has fun with our children. I knew that he […]

Avoid Summer Brain Drain with Appleseed Lane STEM Boxes


Summer is around the corner. Avoid Summer brain drain with Appleseed Lane. They make learning fun and hands-on with subscription boxes for that cover up to 3 educational STEM projects per box. Plus, they include a fun craft and more all centered around changing themes each month. These STEM boxes are meant for kids ages […]

Teach Your Child Reading Skills with Ooka Island


What is Ooka Island? It is an awesome adventure for your kids! To be more exact it is a fun way for your kids to learn the basics of beginning to read and recognize the letter combinations that make specific sounds. I was thrilled to see my kids learning new sounds and how excited they […]

Celebrate Earth Day by Exploring with Jeff Corwin


Happy Earth Day! How do you plan to celebrate? Plant a tree? That’s all I can remember as a child, we would get saplings from school and would plant them when we got home from school. My dad was a pastor, so we moved a lot. I never got to see a single tree grow […]

How Toddlers Thrive Book Review


I recently read How Toddlers Thrive by Tovan P. Klien, Ph.D. Since I had my first son, I have struggled with understanding why he was doing certain things, why did he have tantrums, is he normal etc. Now with a two year old I find I am back into those thoughts.  How Toddlers Thrive is […]

Dr. Seuss I Can Read Beginner Books and Plush Toys Available with Kohl’s Cares


Kids that are learning to read more when it is a book they enjoy! Add a plush toy and it makes it all the more inviting!  Stop by Kohl’s to check out the Dr. Seuss I Can Read It All By Myself Beginner Book series with coordinating plush toys from their Kohl’s Cares program. Isn’t […]