A Parental Test of the Tween and Four Year Old

God forbid I want to wear my own dang boots in the middle of the snow storm we got hit with yesterday. God Forbid that I do not allow my daughter to wear said boots because they are 1) mine and 2) not hers. Good point, right? Not clearly enough for this tween. I was all impressed, got up on time with my alarm clock. Boys both got dressed when I asked them to. Both boys got their shoes on. Their coats on. They ate breakfast. They did their mouth rinse. They listened very well and even had extra time […]

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Time For a Second Kindle Fire?

Lately there have been five children around, hanging out, enjoying the part time company of each other. Ages 12 down to age 4 makes for what one would think of as a crazy mix of age groups, however, all five kids get along so well that I nearly have to pinch myself to ensure I am not living in a dream land when these kids are together. The only downfall to having five children altogether is that I own one Kindle Fire. The Kindle Fire I own is a loved tablet in this household, it is also a loved tablet […]

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What Products Interest My Family

I have been really wracking my brain as to what type of products my family really “gets into” and what brands would be worth working with in this new year. In the past four years of blogging I never really pitched a whole lot of companies to work with them, I simply let people come to me and use my contact form to pitch me their product and/or services. The issue with just writing and accepting pitches from brands to me directly is that I do not really end up with pitches for products or brands that my family may […]

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Keeping the Kids Entertained while Traveling @kia #kiaholidays

There are few things in this world I dread and one of them is traveling with my kids, the daughter usually is self sufficient with her books and MP3 player, however, my two sons require some adult interaction. Content and/or other value provided by our partner, Kia Motors Piling into the car is myself and three children, since I no longer have a van, the kids end up sitting in one row all together. Such a difficult position to be in for a long trip. There are some things I have done to make traveling with kids during the holidays […]

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Writing from Kindle Fire

I love technology.  With my Kindle Fire and the WordPress app, I am able to type blogs from my recliner instead of having to get up and go into the office. I love that I can type this while being comfy but I do not like that I can not add photos because alas my Kindle Fire doesn’t have a camera. I did see a way to import photos from my Facebook app I use.  Right now I am not signed into Facebook though. Now if only I can remember my loving for my other blog so I can do […]

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How To Use Technology For Back to School Preparations

Technology is an Education Equalizer Few parents are able to afford sending their children to elite private schools costing upwards of $14,000 per year. However most can afford the technology necessary to level the playing field. Armed with a tablet and some great apps, your child can obtain the best education possible and have access to well-presented multimedia textbooks, tutorial software, note taking and organizational apps. Every day people are creating multitudes of new apps. Most are low cost and many are even free. Access to these technology tools will make education fun and allow your child to pursue almost […]

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Apps I Can’t Live Without on my Kindle Fire

I haven’t talked much about my Kindle Fire, because I rarely use it anymore. I most certainly will start using it again when I can afford to buy the Prime Account for that was an awesome 30 day trial I received with my Kindle Fire. For now the kids enjoy my Kindle Fire, but in order to ensure that the four year old doesn’t get into anything I don’t want him to, such as my email, Facebook and Twitter accounts – I use an app to protect my beloved Kindle. This is a fun kid safe app where it locks […]

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I-Play Online Games Giveaway

I have two kids addicted to online computer games, they will search out interesting online games for children with my assistance to see what new games they can find to play.  The love of computer games has rubbed off onto me; recently I can be found with my head in the Kindle Fire looking for games to play because I work from home all morning then run with three kids the remainder of the day. Playing online games is a great mind relaxer for me and it’s fun when I have run out of books to read! I-Play is an […]

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Three Giveaways Ended, Three Winners Announced

Time is just flying right by, I have had three giveaways end and no winners randomly chosen yet. So without further adieu here are the winners: Congrats to Laurie Gentry Murley  who won CSCMD giveaway. Congrats to Claudia Andreoni who won Clorox Disinfectant Spray giveaway. Congrats to Sarah Smile who won the HOP Prize Package giveaway. Congrats and please complete THIS FORM so that I can send your information along to the sponsor!

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