This is one of those blogging tips that many bloggers would rather forget. However, every piece of content on your blog has the potential to increase readership! Of all the blogging ideas, you embrace today, this one is critical: Learn how to refresh and resurrect old blog posts. Here are my thoughts on what today's children really need. There are many blogs on the internet and everyone wants to make connections. Here are some unique marketing techniques every blogger should know! Highly Effective (But Inappropriate) Parenting Strategies Do you want to be intentional with planning activities for your kids? Check out these tips and get a FREE printable resources with 54 activities for kids!

SHINE Blog Hop #48

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Welcome friends!! The SHINE Blog Hop is a weekly link up of family friendly posts that have been posted on different websites around the internet. You can add your links (if you’re a blogger). If you’re a non-blogger, then please feel free to visit the featured posts and/or visit any of the links that are of interest to you. Comments on this or any posts are always welcome! We would love to Continue Reading

From Paper to Digital? My Kobo Glo HD + Giveaway #KoboGloHD

I was challenged to read digital books for 7 days using the Kobo Glo HD. The results of that challenge can be found in this Kobo Glo HD review.

*Disclosure: I am part of the PTPA Brand Ambassador Program with Kobo and I received compensation as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own. Some of the links in this post are affiliate links which means if you click one of these links and make a purchase, you get an awesome product and I get a commission! That's what I call WIN-WIN! Additional information Continue Reading

How to Connect With Your Inner Child

Why does life have to be so serious? When did we grow up? When did we forget how to play and have fun? Here are some ways to connect with your inner child.

Why does life have to be so serious? When did I grow up? When did I forget how to play and have fun? As a former early childhood educator, I'm aware of the joy and freedom that can be found in play. Yet now that I'm not working I find myself dragging myself through endless "to do" lists and chores. I sometimes wonder if I would enjoy my role as mom more if I played frequently. I'm not just Continue Reading

SHINE Blog Hop #47

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Welcome friends!! The SHINE Blog Hop is a weekly link up of family friendly posts that have been posted on different websites around the internet. You can add your links (if you’re a blogger). If you’re a non-blogger, then please feel free to visit the featured posts and/or visit any of the links that are of interest to you. Comments on this or any posts are always welcome! We would love to Continue Reading

How to Include Art in Your Homeschool Curriculum

I've heard on several occasions how families feel intimidated by the prospect of "teaching" art. Here are some great tips on how to include art in your homeschool curriculum!

Many people may think that art is the easiest subject to include in your homeschool curriculum. However, I've heard on several occasions how families feel intimidated by the prospect of "teaching" art. They often express that they're not artists themselves and that they have little knowledge about techniques and the process. I love art. While I occasionally create artwork, I'm by no means an Continue Reading