Speakaboos: Reading App For Kids

This post is sponsored by Speakaboos.  All opinions are my own. When I was young my grandma would give us books for every birthday and Christmas and on several occasions in between.  She continued that tradition with my boys until she passed away. Books are a huge part of our life and I started reading to my boys as soon as I possibly could.  We also love that different reading apps for kids make it so we can take books and stories with us wherever we go. Our favorite reading app for kids is Speakaboos. Speakaboos: Reading App for Kids […]

Keeping Your Child Safe from Cyberbullying

Today’s youth face many challenges that were unheard of when I was young. Social life is now focused online and the risks of Cyberbullying are everywhere.  There are some things we can do to keep our children safe from Cyberbullying. Keeping Your Child Safe From Cyberbullying As a mother of boys, I often get unsolicited advice. The remark that I always seem to hear is, “Well, at least you won’t get all the drama.”  I’d like to report that this misconception is most definitely not true. In fact, my experience has proven that boys feel and love deeply. Young boys show emotion, get their feelings hurt, and carry around sadness just like girls or any other human being.  And in today’s technology-centered society, Cyberbullying is a big concern among our children. […]

Back to School with QVC

Thank you QVC for sponsoring this post. While this was a sponsored opportunity from QVC, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. Back to School time can be an expensive time for a lot of families.  Not only do we need to spend money on new school clothes, back packs and class fees, but technology is now the center of our students’ lives and many schools are now requesting items such as headphones and memory cards. I was surprised to see that my 2nd grader had these items on his school supply list. Computers and tablets are now a big part of the classroom and students spend a good deal of time working on them during and after school. Back to School with QVC We have 3 kids in school this year, and my oldest just started Middle School. […]

5 Must-Have Disney Apps Your Family Will Love

These Disney Apps are a must-have if your family loves Disney. Disney Apps For Your Family We recently returned from Walt Disney World and knowing that we had a long flight ahead of us, I downloaded some Disney Apps to help keep the kids busy on the plane.  We had a lot of fun quizzing each other on Disney facts and showing our “DisneySide” by transforming into some fun Disney characters.   Here are some top Disney Apps your family will love. […]

Tips To Help Kids Love Reading

Once children learn to read, the entire world changes.  Books can take them on far off adventures and open their minds to new and exciting things.  But, how do you help your child to enjoy reading?  Books and reading have always been a huge part of my life and since March is National Reading Month, I’m excited to share 10 Tips To Help Kids Love Reading Tips To Help Kids Love Reading When I was young, we always had an abundance of books.  My boys also have more books than they have toys and we do a lot of reading.  My second son is such a book-worm that there are times that I will actually have to ask him to put his book away in order to finish other things.  I have always encouraged my boys to read and I have seen the benefits of that in their grades and in their desire to read.  They really enjoy reading!  Here are a few of my tips that may help your child to love reading as well. […]

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