10 New Ways to Top Your Waffle (and Get Free Books!) #Back2SchoolReady

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This breakfast ideas for kids post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Back2SchoolReady #CollectiveBias Can you believe it’s time to start thinking about school? For us, it’s more than just “back to school” time – it’s very FIRST day of school time! Yup, my little man will be…

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Hands-on-Prints Educational Books (with Giveaway)

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Hands-on-Prints books. I received educational books to facilitate my review. As much as I love all things tech-related (phones! tablets! fitness gadgets! oh my!), I’m still a reader and writer at heart. And now that my 5-year-old early reader is developing a passion to…

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A Winter Reading List: 6 Books to Beat the Winter Blahs (and a giveaway!)

I’m not quite sure what a doldrum is, exactly, but I think they’ve invaded my home. Now that the holidays are over, I’m just ready for spring. I think I’m out of luck, though, because this marathon is just beginning. I have a few secret weapons, though – a pile of books that I’m relying…

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And We're Off! Learning to Read with Rosetta Stone Kids Reading Program #RSKids

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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Rosetta Stone. I received a product and a promotional item to thank me for participating. I thought I was nervous about my 5-year-old starting school. Then, when I realized that he was going to miss the cutoff and we’d have to wait another whole…

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Keeping kids calm and stress-free during the holiday rush.

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In just a few short days, we’ll barrel head first into what is arguably the most difficult time of year for children. When you consider the sweet treats, parties, crowded stores, hurried schedule and pressure to be “good”, it’s no wonder kids tend to break down around the holidays! It didn’t take me too many…

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Catch the Reading Bug with Bookboard: Free 30-day trial!

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As a kid, I was rarely seen without my nose in a book. As a college literature major, not much changed (except maybe the size of the books!) So when I became a mom, I couldn’t wait until I could start encouraging my son to have an interest in books, too. I read to him…

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