Category Archives for "Early Childhood"

May 14, 2010

Blog feature: Waddleeahchaa.com (early childhood blog – free materials)

Mommy Perks is pleased to introduce you to another great early childhood blog: Waddleeahchaa.com. Read below to find out more and get to know Jeannine and Joyce (the sisters in the cornfield)! 1. Tell our readers about your background and why you started your blog: We, Joyce and Jeannine, are sisters who have been in […]

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Thank you Dole, for helping the kids in our town!

After realizing that some of the children in my town were going hungry, I brought up the idea of a Community Garden – to our town charity group (of which I am a member). They quickly agreed to help me figure everything out: location, planting, seeds, rock, concrete, watering and of course…access for the kids […]

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20 Tips for Children’s Book Week: articles, humor, ideas, stats, quotes and more

20 Tips for Children’s Book Week (May 10th-16th, 2010) (Tweeted by Shara Lawrence-Weiss, May 14, 2010) 1. “Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.” – Emilie Buchwald 2. National Center for Education Statistics (What kids are read to, told stories or sung to?) 2009 data 3. “There are many little ways to […]

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BookBark Covers: review and giveaway (4-pack and a $10 Starbucks card)

This giveaway is now CLOSED. Comment #56 was selected from random.org (Nicole Greene). Congrats! *Comment below to enter for a 4-pack of BookBark Covers and a $10 Starbucks cards. One winner will be drawn after May 24th from random.org. What makes BookBark Covers unique? Our reinforced paper book covers offer maximum protection and durability for […]

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National Family Month: 15 of my favorite family activities

“National Family Month encourages family relationships and focuses on developing healthy, confident kids.” – KidsPeace.org What defines a family? Once upon a time, the family unit was pretty easy to point out. These days, it’s not quite so easy, is it? A few years ago, family = myself and my son. Soon after, family = […]

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KleenSlate Concepts Selected as the Central California 2010 Small Business Person of the Year

*Please note: Mommy Perks is not in the habit of posting business press releases on our blog. However, the owner of KleenSlate Concepts recently made a large contribution to our first Twitter Party. We, in turn, are happy to promote the Central California Small Business Person of the Year press release, in her honor! Release […]

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