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College Days: Two Weeks In

August 23, 2014
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College Days: Two Weeks In

Two weeks. Fourteen days. That’s how long it is since I saw my daughter last. Dropping her off at college seems like months ago. It’s not that the house is quieter without her. She’s a very quiet person. But even her quiet, reserved presence is noticeably missing from the hub bub of the house....
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To Zip the Coat Or Not? Letting Kids Fail and Grow #greatschools

June 17, 2014
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To Zip the Coat Or Not? Letting Kids Fail and Grow #greatschools

Disclosure: I was compensated for writing this post. I’ve done it. I’m sure you’ve done it too. As parents, we’ve all done it at one time or another. Scene: Your home. Your child struggles zipping his coat. You see your child tugging the zip up and down but not getting the coat zipped. He...
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Posted in Children, Daily Routine, Education, Elementary Schoolers, family strife, graduate school, Kids, Preschoolers, preschools, preteen, Preteens, Preteens and Tweens, School, Schools, teen years, Teens, Toddlers, Toddlers, Tweens | No Comments »

Spring Gift Guide: Slugterra #DVD

March 24, 2014
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Spring Gift Guide: Slugterra #DVD

Disclosure: I was sent a DVD to facilitate my review. Links are to my amazon affiliate account. The views expressed in this post are my own. I was talking to my doctor at a checkup. He asked me a question during the visit that caught me off guard. I was literally tongue tied. If...
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Easter Gift Guide: Transformers Prime: Ultimate Bumblebee #DVD

March 21, 2014
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Easter Gift Guide: Transformers Prime: Ultimate Bumblebee #DVD

Disclosure: I was sent a DVD to facilitate my review. Links are to my amazon affiliate acccount. The views expressed in this post are my own. Snow days are hard. Am I right? My school district closed for eight days. Since December, the kids have had more partial school weeks than 5-day school weeks....
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Peanuts Movie: Release Date 2015

March 20, 2014
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Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the gang are back! Watch the PEANUTS Teaser Trailer now. Peanuts, a 3D animation movie from 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studio, will be released in THEATERS (not a DVD!) November 6, 2015. For the first time ever, Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the rest of the gang we know...
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Sponsored: Follow Your Child’s Reading Journey Through #AgentMagic App #famloop

August 6, 2013
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Sponsored: Follow Your Child’s Reading Journey Through #AgentMagic App #famloop

Sponsored: I was given a code to try out FamLoop’s Agent Magic for this post. If I had a Native American given name. I’m not Native American, though my husband and children are part Cherokee. But, if I was bestowed a given name it would be “She Who Finds Everything Even If Lost, Missing,...
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Sponsored: Back-to-School Mishaps #BacktoSchoolwithBSK

July 24, 2013
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Sponsored: Back-to-School Mishaps #BacktoSchoolwithBSK

Sponsored: This is a sponsored post. La…la…la..la. I’m not listening to back-to-school talk. La…la…la…la. I can’t hear the TV and radio ads for backpacks, composition books, and crayons. La…la…la…la. I’m not even thinking about when the teacher assignment letters will arrive. I’m not ready for back-to-school at all. How about you? The beginning of...
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Sponsored: Planning Activities for Summer @Kelloggs Frosted Mini Wheats

June 14, 2013
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Sponsored: Planning Activities for Summer @Kelloggs Frosted Mini Wheats

This is a sponsored post, though all opinions are my own. I only need one word to describe the school year. Busy. BUSY. Very busy. Three children in three schools. Two with school bus service. One without. By necessity I was in a morning carpool, and several afternoon carpools or the non-bus-riding kid. Busy...
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Growing Up with @MilkshakeBand’s Creative and Catchy Tunes

May 7, 2013
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Growing Up with @MilkshakeBand’s Creative and Catchy Tunes

I was sent the Milkshake CD — Got a Minute?, but was not compensated to write this post. The views expressed in this post are my own. Some links in this review are to my amazon affiliate account. When I was first blogging…back in the Dark Age of Blogging…2009…I was asked to review a...
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Messing About in Boats

May 1, 2013
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Messing About in Boats

Is there anything more fun than being near the water? As a kid, I have vivid memories of playing at Cheesequake Park somewhere in New Jersey. There was a sandy beach on the edge of the lake. At least I think it was a lake? And was the park actually called Cheesequake Park?! Who...
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Posted in Babies, Children, English Memories, Entertainment, Family, family fun, Kids, preschools, preteen, Preteens, swimming, Toddlers, Tweens, vacation | 6 Comments »

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