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Raising Avid Readers with the #Kindle & Scripps Spelling Bee #KindleSpellingBee

Raising Avid Readers with the Kindle & Scripps Spelling Bee Raising avid readers is one of my main goals as a mother. I want my kids to want to read. I want them to LOVE to read. I began reading at age 3 and I don’t think that I have stopped since. Reading is that important to me and to my family. My husband and I are avid readers. We always have a book or …

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Enspire™ by Enfamil®

Enspire™ by Enfamil® I received product and compensation from Mead Johnson Nutrition to create this post written by me. All experiences and opinions expressed in this post are my own and not those of Mead Johnson Nutrition. You can contact Mead Nutrition with product related questions or comments toll free at 1-888-777-3395 or through the Contact Us link at Enfamil.com. Choosing a formula to feed your baby is not always an easy decision to make. …

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Disney Star Darlings Tween Book Series + Star Rice Krispies Treats Recipe {Giveaway}

This post is sponsored by Disney Press. Disney Star Darlings Tween Book Series  Star Rice Krispies Treats Recipe My aim as a mother is to raise my kids to be confident and strong. In today’s world, tweens and teenagers being how they are, this hasn’t always been easy. However, I’ve never stopped encouraging them, especially when it comes to being open and loud about their hopes and dreams for the future. My girls and I …

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Little Chickies Los Pollitos Children’s Book and App – Sing, Play & Learn with Latino Nursery Rhymes

Little Chickies Los Pollitos Children’s Book and App – Sing, Play & Learn with Latino Nursery Rhymes Ever since I can remember I’ve had a love for books. My favorite genre is fiction but to be perfectly honest I’ll read just about anything that I can get my hands on. Out of sheer boredom I’ve ever picked up packages of food or condiment bottles and read the ingredients list or included blurb, just to have …

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Things You Can Do Right Now to Help Fight Child Hunger in the US #FacesBehindHunger

I was asked to participate in the #FacesBehindHunger campaign, sponsored by ConAgra Foods. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. I didn’t grow up hungry. What I mean by that is that we always had food. We didn’t go without or struggle to get food on the table. My parents both worked and while we may have had to wear thrift store clothes, my parents were always smart about where they spent …

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A Visit to Food Bank For New York City #FacesBehindHunger

I was asked to participate in the #FacesBehindHunger campaign, sponsored by ConAgra Foods. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. My family and I had an interesting opportunity lately. We got to visit and tour Food Bank For New York City. This was the last day of our family vacation which was also a work trip for me so ending it with this experience was really an eye opener for my children. …

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How to Get Your Kids Cooking in the Kitchen

Cooking with your children is a great way to bond and it can be an educational experience as well. However, some children just don’t think cooking is much fun. Getting your kids in the kitchen and helping you cook can be a challenge at times, but with a little persistence it can be done. HOW TO GET KIDS COOKING IN THE KITCHEN MAKE IT FUN! Anytime mom or dad does something that looks like fun, the kids …

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Coca-Cola 5by20 Empowers Women to Sustain and Grow Businesses #5by20

I traveled to Tanzania in West Africa last month with the folks from Coke to check out their amazing 5 by 20 initiative. If you haven’t heard of 5 by 20, you should really check it out! 5by20 is one of the most empowering programs that I have come across for women. WHAT IS COCA-COLA’S 5BY20 INITIATIVE? 5by20 is The Coca-Cola Company’s global commitment to enable the economic empowerment of 5 million women entrepreneurs, across …

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Tips for Balancing Your Personal Life and Work

Keeping your personal life and professional life balanced is difficult. It is much like spinning plates as you juggle chainsaws on a tightrope, without a net. Despite that, it is possible to find a healthy balance between your real life and work. Here are a few tips that will help you with balancing life and work. 1. GET PRIORITIES STRAIGHT.  You must get your priorities straight. Decide what is most important to you and put …

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#ShineBright This Holiday Season with Rudolph Airing TONIGHT

As a child I remember my sister and I anxiously awaiting the annual showing of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer on television. We would mark it on a calendar and remind our parents over and over again so that they did not forget. They never forgot and every single year we watched Rudolph again. My parents made hot cocoa and popcorn then we all settled on our couch to watch the show. I distinctly remember thinking …

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