Help One Child Succeed in School

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Disclosure: This opportunity to give back to my community was made possible by our sponsors Wonderful Pistachios, Wonderful Almonds and Fiji Water.  As part of our third annual Giving Back Packs Campaign I am fortunate enough to participate along with fellow bloggers to donate a back pack full of schools supplies to help one child in need. Why school suppplies? Why do we organize this project? Read more about our project here -----> Giving Back Packs I decided that not only was this ...

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Giving Back Packs 2015 – School supplies are so important!

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Giving Back Packs 2015 Hello and welcome to our 3rd annual Giving Back Packs event. This year we were blessed with very generous sponsors and lots of bloggers who volunteer to help. We are so fortunate that we are running 3 separate campaigns. So the idea behind the #GivingBackPacks project is that each and every one of us can do something to help others and we should. If a large number of people come together to give back in a small way we can make a BIG change. We asked bloggers to ...

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You Are Invited To The Sweetwater Twitter Party! #MomsForMusic


  Music is one of my favorite things in life, and I share my love of music with my kids. In middle school and highschool I played Clarinet in band and also learned to play the keyboard! It's so important to me that my daughter learns to love music as much as I did (and still do!). She already loves to dance to music, and this year she is going to learn to read it when she gets violin lessons starting this summer.If you are excited to teach your children about music you will love that ...

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Free Printable Back to School Checklist for Parents!


Free Printable Back to School Checklist for Parents! A new school year is almost upon us! I don't know about you, but I'm always afraid I'm going to miss something so I made this back to school checklist to keep myself on track, and I thought some of you would benefit from having it as well! Back to school time is exciting and a little crazy too right? My little one keeps going back and forth between being excited and being scared. I like to make sure she is part of the back to school ...

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Free Back to School Printable – My Learning Goals


Free Back to School Printable- My Goals A new school year is upon us! My little girl will be starting 1st grade in a few short days, and we were talking about what she wants to accomplish this year. She told me that she didn't know how she would remember her goal by the end of the year, so we decided to make a Back to School Printable that we could hang in her room and she could remember what her goals were for the year. We actually printed out 2, one for school goals, and the other for ...

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How to participate in a Twitter Party


How to participate in a Twitter Party   Today, we are going to be a part of a really fun Twitter Party and we have had some people asking what exactly is a twitter party, and how to participate in a Twitter Party! Ok let's start with what a Twitter Party is..... A Twitter Party is a virtual party that is held on Twitter! You follow the Host of the party and they tell you what kind of prizes are being offered, and give you fun questions to answer, and some facts on the company ...

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New Educational App by Kid’s Academy

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123 Tracing by Kid's Academy Help your child learn to form their numbers and letters with this fun new app. They won't even realize they are doing something "educational" and ask to play this fun game often.  ...

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Save on Textbooks with Amazon

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Save on Textbooks with Amazon    Amazon has great ways to Save on Textbooks, used and new! Amazon Textbook Rental - Find the textbooks you need from Amazon's extensive selection. Rent them for the semester and then return them when you are done. No more waiting in line to sell your books back to only receive pennies of what you paid. ...

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Crafting with Kids: Why Waste a Baking Fail?

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Crafting with Kids So this week was my step-moms birthday. Trying to be sneaky my daughter and I made cupcakes to surprise her with. Cute Right?? First, let’s start at the beginning! So we got everything measured out and mixed together and my daughter helped me scoop the batter into the cupcake tin so we could bake them. Somewhere in-between turning the oven on to what I swore was 350 and filling the cupcake liners my oven got bumped up to somewhere around 600 degrees!!! Yup…you read that ...

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