48 Things All Kids Need to Know Before College

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.   I’ve been in a parenting quandary lately. My oldest is a senior in high school (I know – when the hell did that h...
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Halloween Countdown Calendar {free printable!}

How many days until Halloween?  This Halloween Countdown Calendar is the perfect way for your kids to track the days 'til trick or treats!I looked at the calendar today and realized that October begins next week.Yikes!Because as soon a...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport: The Best Phone for Active Moms & Dads

  I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Sprint. I received a sample device to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.   You know when the...
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Getting Kids Involved with School Fundraisers with Labels for Education #Labels4Edu #cbias

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone.   I know, we all dread them -- the annual requests for fundraisers. Just this past week, I've received notices about th...
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15 Fall-themed Texture Art Projects

15 Fall-themed Texture Art Projects

We love to create art with textures!  Paints and crayons are always more fun when you jazz them up with something cool like pinecones, felt or even food items. Textured art offers kids the opportunity to not only create a masterpiece b...
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Classic Children's Books for Every Season

Do you introduce vintage and classic books to your kids? You know, those books we so LOVED as children during a time when the characters set off on their own adventures and didn't have cell phones, or tv in some cases, so they had to make ...
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10 Ideas for Spending Time with the Kids During the School Year

  Time with the kids is precious.  You really begin to understand this as the kids grow up and especially as those long, relaxing days of summer turn into the more busy back-to-school hours that are beginning this month. When t...
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Around the World in 30 Books -- A Trip Across the Globe

Use this great list of picture books about countries & cities around the world to raise a global citizen! I don't know when it started but I've always been fascinated with maps, globes and learning about places around the world.  I...
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A Very Vintage Back to School

There's something nostalgic about back to school time. I think it's because we all remember getting ready for a new school year -- .... saving those new shoes for the very first day so they'd be all shiny (at least until recess) .... gettin...
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Ecology for Kids: Learning about Biomes

Wow has summer just flown by or what?!  The kids only have a few more weeks before they start classes here (they are NOT ready to go back) and this is the last topic in our Summer Science series. If you've missed the previous science ...
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Chemistry Experiments: CO2 Balloons & Candle Trick

Chemistry Experiments: CO2 Balloons & Candle Trick

Try these cool chemistry experiements for kids using carbon dioxide & see the invisible!Summer Science is back and we are exploring chemistry this week!We've worked our way through geology, biology, astronomy and physics.  If you'v...
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Party Games for Kids: Mystery Sensory Balloons

A fun party game for kids, tweens and teens!  An easy party game for kids, tweens, teens and even adults that can be played inside or outdoors with no mess to clean up! So many kids love sensory activities from preschoolers to teenag...
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Aulani: 9 Must-Do Activities at Disney's Hawaii Resort on Oahu

Awesome tips & secrets for staying at Aulani, Disney's Hawaii resort on Oahu!After a few years of planning and saving, we were able to take a trip to Hawaii this year -- yes, it was amazing! We had accumulated enough Disney Reward ...
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Sink or Float Experiment: Physics for Kids

Sink or Float Experiment: Physics for Kids

Kids will LOVE this easy sink or float science experiment that doubles as a great outdoor activity! Welcome back to our Summer Science series hosted by Edventures with Kids and Inspiration Laboratories!  So far, we've covered -- b...
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Kyocera Hydro Vibe Waterproof Smartphone - A Great Option for Tweens

  I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Sprint. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and to thank me for participating There were two things uttered almost immediately when we ope...
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