How to Use Pokemon Go App to get Your Kids to be More Active

If you are like most parents, you probably groan every time you hear your children talking about the latest game they have playing. Your initial reaction is likely, "Great. Another distraction to keep my kid on the couch and staring at that screen all day." Most parents have been there. Unfortunately today's technologically centered world is great … [Read more...]

Five Tips on How to Read Successfully to Your Child

What's the most important thing you would like to develop in your child? For a lot of parents it is to build intelligence. Did you know that the importance of reading at an early age is essential to building intelligence? Learning to read, and having access to a wide range of books at an early age is essential to language development in children. … [Read more...]

Parents: 5 Mistakes You Are Making With Your Teen

Once your child reaches that lovely age of tween and teen days you have to start tweaking your parental ways a wee bit. No more is your child really a little kid anymore and with that comes the need to let go of your parental reign a little to allow your child to form into a pre-adult who is nearly ready to be on their own with a few short … [Read more...]

Affordable College Admissions Advice for Teens

LifeLaunchr and TeenLife Announce Partnership to Offer Affordable College Admissions Advice for Teens For many of my readers there kids are going to be heading off to college in the next few years. In fact, many of my readers have teens already graduate or graduating high school this year. It's so important to get a head start on college so our … [Read more...]

Coca-Cola 2016 #ForTheDream Scholarship Deadline March 30th, 2016

This is part of a sponsored campaign with Dime Media and Coca-Cola, however, all opinions are my own. It's hard to believe that my daughter will be entering her last year of high school later this year. When I think of that I think of how soon she could be going off to college, and that makes me a little bit nervous. College is really … [Read more...]

7 Valentine Day Crafts Kids Will Love

Valentin's day was always my kids favorite when they were little. I remember how difficult it was to find the perfect cards or candy to go with the cards they like to give out in class because my kids wanted to find "just the right items" to go in them. They had a vision in their head, and once that seed was planted it was hunting season. Luckily … [Read more...]

Same Day Doctor Appointments With Amwell

This post is sponsored by Amwell, all opinions are my own. No one has time to get sick and have that nagging need to go to the doctors. Moms especially do not have time with the busy season of the holidays, upcoming school vacations, and all the meal prep responsibilities that is motherhood. Did you know that it is possible to make same day … [Read more...]

Grocery Outlet Wine Sale November 4th-10th

Today's post is sponsored by Grocery Outlet, the Bargain Market. All opinions are my own. Here's a great sale for all the wine drinkers out there. Grocery Outlet is having a mega wine sale November 4th-10th, 2015. All wine will be on sale for an additional 20% off. I am talking cheap wine, the kind of sale you prepare ahead of time for so you … [Read more...]

ABC Family 13 nights of Halloween Schedule 2015

ABC Family 13 Nights of Halloween Schedule 2015 is here! These are scheduled to Monday, October 19 and goes through Halloween. I am excited for this schedule to start. My family loves to watch the shows every night before the kids go to bed. Monday October 19 (1:30-5:00 PM ET/PT) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 (5:00-8:00 PM … [Read more...]

Dry Shampoo vs Traditional Shampoo

If you travel frequently or have a busy schedule you know how hard it can be to make time to lather your hair in the shower every day. Dry shampooing offers a new option for those of us who have a busy lifestyle, but how does it compare with typical shampoo? Dry shampoo was introduced in the 70's and is basically just powder in a can. When … [Read more...]