Aug 182016
Books that Celebrate Heritage

It is all well and good for adults to talk about the importance of celebrating your heritage, but what does that feel like for kids out there in the real world of gossiping peers and desperate attempts to fit in? Most kids don’t want to stand out, so they may be embarrassed by parents that cook “weird” food […]

Aug 112016
Mystery Books for Kids

A great way to grow a reader is to expose your child to different genres. Instead of reading the same kinds of books over and over, try exposing them to something different, like non-fiction picture books or biographies. One genre that we have really enjoyed is mysteries. While we typically associate mystery books with older children (and I […]

Aug 042016
Summer Games Activity Pack Review

Is your family excited about the upcoming Summer Games? Explore the world together as you watch and learn with this fun Summer Games activity pack! Disclosure: I received a complimentary copy of the Summer Games activity pack from Multicultural Kid Blogs for review purposes; however, all opinions are my own. I love to find creative […]

Jul 262016
Books about Bullying

School is starting soon, which means excitement over seeing friends, meeting new teachers, learning new subjects, and shopping! Yet these days parents and educators also have to address an uglier side of school days – bullying. Unfortunately, it’s an issue that children of all ages face, so prepare your children by talking to them about relationships […]

Jul 232016
California State Fair: 5 Top Picks for Families

The California State Fair is a great place for families, and for many it is a cherished tradition to visit every year. After visiting with my young children, here are my top picks that families won’t want to miss! Disclosure: Thank you to Pebbles Cereal for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. California […]

Jul 212016
Wacky, Fun Books for Kids

Share some laughs with your children with these wacky, fun books for kids! From talking alligators and ferocious hamsters to ninja chicks and magical refrigerators, these off beat picture books will have your kids laughing themselves silly – and you, too! Disclosure: I received complimentary copies of the books below for review purposes; however, all opinions are my […]

Jul 172016
10 Ways to Get Creative with Kids This Summer

Summer is the perfect time to get creative with your kids. The days are long, the sun is shining, and everyone is on vacation mode. Here are 10 fun ways to get your kids’ creative juices flowing this summer: Disclosure: Thanks to Post Cereal for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. 10. Art […]

Jul 022016
3 Easy Ways to Be a Tech Savvy Mom

Technology changes so quickly that it’s easy to feel left behind. There is always a new app or platform creating a lot of buzz, and for busy moms it is nearly impossible to keep up. But here’s the good news: You don’t have to be a tech whiz to benefit from the latest developments. Here are 3 […]

Jun 302016
Pakistan: Favorite Children's Books

This month we have been exploring the beautiful country of Pakistan as part of the Global Learning series from Multicultural Kid Blogs.  The boys and I have been enjoying some wonderful children’s books about Pakistan, from folk tales and fun picture books to ones on topics like refugees and child labor. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate […]

Jun 292016
Sibling Bonding: 5 Things My Kids Actually Agree On

As anyone with more than one kid can tell you, getting siblings to agree on anything is a Herculean task.  What should we have for lunch? What do you want to watch on TV? What’s your favorite color? All questions likely to start World War III in my house! My boys are as different as […]

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