Free Back to School Printable – My Learning Goals

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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 many white glue sticks does one kid really need?

How many white glue sticks does one kid really need

Ok, let's be honest with each other for a minute. When you get your student's school supply list what is the first thing that pops out of you mouth? "How many white glue sticks does one kid really need?" If you don;t say it out loud you know you are thinking it. Well, let me tell you the honest answer. A LOT!   How many white glue sticks does one kid really need? ...

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25 Ways to Use Coffee Filters Instead of Paper Towels

Ways to Use Coffee Filters

25 Ways to Use Coffee Filters Instead of Paper Towels For those that have read my articles before, you know how important saving money is to me. I am all about being frugal and cutting corners where I can while still living comfortably. So when I hear about a frugal tip I just have to share them with you! Have you ever heard of using coffee filters instead of paper towels?  I know it sounds crazy, but it totally works AND saves money!Q I have mentioned previously how we have gone to cloth ...

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Fun Colorwear Home Party: Adult Party Idea

Fun Colorwear Home Party: Adult Party Idea

Disclosure: “This post was sponsored by Colorwear as part of an In-Home Party Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.” Fun Colorwear Home Party: Adult Party Idea It is summer the kids are home and crawling all over me like ants on a dropped piece of dinner. They are scurrying from one room to another in search of picking a fight with one another. That is what it seems to be the story of my summer. I need a break, so I invited some of my ...

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The 7 Words That Rescue My Marriage Everyday

The Seven Words That Rescue My Marriage Everyday

The 7 Words That Rescue My Marriage Everyday I didn't realize our marriage was in trouble or that I was in trouble. I loved him and he loved me, but somewhere under all the work and responsibility, we lost our plan. I got everything done. I checked each task off the list. I was breathing, but I wasn't living. I was knee deep in Cheerios ground into the rug and fingerprints and face plants on the glass. I was on calls or on the computer or at some child's activity. I was many things, but ...

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2016 Giving Back Packs Event

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Real Advice Gal Giving Back Packs 2016 Event Every year, we seek sponsors to support us in our efforts to supply as many back packs full of school supplies to needy children as we can. I am happy that we have several great sponsors this year! Wonderful Pistachios and Aldi are returning sponsors this year! We are also grateful for our newest sponsor, Classroom Direct. We also enlist the help of dozens of other bloggers to each fill at least one back pack with school supplies and donate it ...

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3 Lessons I Learned About Building Self Esteem as a Teacher of Special Education

3 Lessons I Learned About Building Self Esteem as a Teacher of Special Education

Disclosure: I was provided $25 by our sponsor ALDI to purchase a backpack and school supplies. I was not compensated in any other way for this post. 3 Lessons I Learned About Building Self Esteem as a Teacher of Special Education The hallways echo with noise of laughter and groans. News of what is hot and what isn't. Who is with her and who likes him? What happened over the summer and what didn't. The desks are settled in straight lines facing the black board that had seen many years of ...

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Florida’s Gulf County Vacation Tips

Florida Gulf County

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gulf County Florida. All opinions are 100% mine. Florida's Gulf County Vacation Tips There are many wonderful places to visit and many wonders to be seen in the State of Florida. But few places compare to the natural beauty that is Florida's Gulf County. It is a hidden gem that is so lovely even locals vacation here. The perfect time to visit the gulf coast of Florida is mid-August to mid-March when the weather is perfect. Time slows ...

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Tips and Ideas for Senior Care Givers

Depend Fit-Fex for Women are a great way to keep your elederly loved one up and moving and very comfortable

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyCareGivingStory #CollectiveBias Recently our family grew in a not so traditional way. Great grandma came to live wit us! I am sharing tips and ideas for caring for your elderly loved ones along with a printable check list for temporary senior care givers to use while you are traveling without your loved one.  For years now my husband and I have been wanting to grow our family. We ...

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5 Simple Ways Using a Laptop Can Help Your Child in School

5 Simple Ways Using a Laptop Can Help Your Child in School

This post is sponsored by Savings.com 5 Simple ways using a laptop can help your child in school I understand we want our children to play outside. We want them to interact with the universe, but there is also a lot of learning to be done online. I have found as a teacher that technology is often able to seamlessly bridge the gap between a student that is performing highly and one that isn't. That is because we all learn differently. There is a multitude of road blocks that often prevent ...

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