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How do I think bullying can be stopped? (Personal Commentary)

As most of you know I’m an active advocate of education; namely early childhood, as my background is rooted in early learning, brain development, psychology courses, etc. As you might guess, those subjects relate closely to the topic of bullying. We know from research that early childhood lays the foundation for all future learning and […]

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Bing Teacher Appreciation: Leave a comment about a teacher (and read my story)

When I first saw the email come through regarding Bing Education, my initial thought was, “Oh! Bing Note is doing something for teachers – great! I can’t wait to find out what it is!” I had to read through the email a bit before realizing…no…this is for Bing – as in the Bing search engine […]

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Ten things that make me happy (blog tag)

Evidently I was blog tagged again. This time, by “It’s all good if you can laugh” (Karin). Here goes…Ten things that make me happy: 1. Watching re-runs at night, after dinner, with my family – makes me happy. It’s not easy to find family suitable shows during Prime-time. We do watch The Mentalist, Castle and […]

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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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My Mother’s Day message to single moms (and an offer for those who own a business)

As a former single mother I understand the hardships endured. Without going into too much detail, I’ve seen my share of hard days and to be honest with you, I don’t think I’d trade those 3+ years in. With hardships comes character building. When we take the easy way out, we learn far less. When […]

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April 29, 2010

National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy: May 5th, 2010 (Before and After Thoughts)

Many Mommy Perks readers are parents of young children, tweens and teens. For that reason, we believe that some of you may be interested in the below information… The following subjects are covered in this post: Helpful information for understanding teen pregnancies The media and big business So…pop ’em on the Pill, right? But what […]

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