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Teacher Appreciation Week: May 3-7, 2010 – All kinds of ideas!

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 3-7, 2010. Take a moment to view this 3 minute movie: Heart of a Teacher from SimpleTruths.com (thanks to Barbara Blalock for sharing the video). Do you have anything planned for your child’s teacher(s)? Would you like some ideas? Mommy Perks has you covered! Scroll down for gift ideas, Perk […]

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Yoursphere.com is now FREE: social networking for tweens and teens

Good news for parents of tweens and teens: Yoursphere.com is now offering FREE memberships. Many families are cutting back on anything and everything that is not deemed a necessary bill. Mary Kay, founder of Yoursphere, does not want memberships being passed over because of the $4.95 a month payment. Therefore, families are now encouraged to […]

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March 31, 2010

Box Tops has a new program: My Class Essentials (free teacher registry)

Mommy Perks is pleased to post the following information on behalf of Box Tops for Education: While Box Tops has been around for 13 years, we know that the recent years have been some of the hardest on our schools, and thus our kids’ educations. Box Tops for Education’s newest program, My Class Essentials, helps […]

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Early Childhood News and Resources: Our new site has launched!

Just this week we added another website to our family of sites: Early Childhood News and Resources Our new site is simply an information hub where parents, teachers and educators alike can read, post articles, share crafts and ideas, make comments, etc. We’ve set up the following categories for listing material: Activities Fatherhood Motherhood Self […]

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“These are a few of my favorite things”…for children

Ahh…yes. The Sound of Music. One of my all-time favorite movies 🙂 I have been thinking lately that I really ought to list out a few of my favorite things. Why not, right? People are always asking me questions like: “What do you like best for ____ or ____? Does anyone on Mommy Perks sell […]

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Take a little tour of my home: design tips for those with young children!

Okay – this is not really a “design” tour. It’s more of a philosophy tour. I have this philosophy that small children need easy access to books, colorful items, objects they are allowed to touch and explore, craft items, games, etc. I am going to take you through our little home. There is method behind […]

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