Category Archives for "Articles: Parenting"

August 18, 2015

The Rise in Homeschooling and Online Schooling

Not long ago the common understanding of homeschooling went something a bit like this: “Oh, man. That’s for the back woods conservative hillbilly scared-of-life Christians. They indoctrinate their kids with Bible brainwashing leaving them ill-equipped for real world thinking. Those are scary people!” Years ago, while teaching a Sunday School class, a new family visited […]

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August 11, 2015

Back To School Special from

Our friends* at are now offering their annual membership for $20 per year (rather than $40 per year). This site is beneficial to teachers, parents, home-school families, nannies, librarians, and more. Read below for additional information. All memberships include: 48,000+ teaching activities, 2,000 educational categories, abcWorkshop Annotation Tool, 69 fully featured abctools, Thousands of interactive lessons, 9,000+ Clip art […]

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Volunteer Ideas for Families with Kids


As a mother of four with a background in education and early childhood, I value the lessons learned through volunteering. Social emotional development has long been a topic of interest for me and in the past I have written articles about this subject with colleagues and friends Ava Parnass and Dr. Sally Goldberg.  As with […]

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March 12, 2015

Waterpik® Teams Up With America’s ToothFairy Foundation For “Kids Teach Me How To Floss” Campaign (Giveaway)

Waterpik® Teams Up With America’s ToothFairy Foundation For “Kids Teach Me How To Floss” Campaign Children Everywhere Can Win A Waterpik® Water Flosser By Submitting Their Best “Teach Me How To Floss” Photo, Video, Or Drawing On Twitter or Instagram All Entries must mention @waterpik and include the hashtag #TeachMeToFloss in all comments FORT COLLINS, […]

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February 16, 2015

Totspot: Move your Instagram Shop to Totspot and earn cash

Do you currently sell children’s clothing on Instagram? Totspot would like to invite you to move your ‘shop.’ The site is offering cash incentives to parents who move from Instagram to the Totspot domain. Kids grow quickly but clothing does not grow with them! Totspot makes it easy for parents to buy and sell gently […]

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