Education

Free Crazy 8s Clubs Make Preschoolers and Elementary Ages Fall in Love with Math

Free Crazy 8s Clubs Make Preschoolers and Elementary Ages Fall in Love with Math
December 20, 2014 No Comments »

This is a sponsored post Gone are the days where math clubs were just for nerds. These days it’s cool for the youngest ages to develop interests in science, technology, engineering, and math by making connections to these subjects in ... Read More »

White House Travel Blogger Summit on Study Abroad & Global Citizenship Urges Today’s Students to #StudyAbroadBecause

White House Travel Blogger Summit on Study Abroad & Global Citizenship Urges Today’s Students to #StudyAbroadBecause
December 12, 2014 2 Comments »

This week I was invited to participate in the White House Travel Blogger Summit on Study Abroad and Global Citizenship but unlike so many in the room, I didn’t study abroad in college. I entered my small liberal arts college ... Read More »

Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition: Built with Kids in Mind But Parents Can Use This Tablet Too

Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition: Built with Kids in Mind But Parents Can Use This Tablet Too
December 7, 2014 1 Comment »

This holiday season tablets are hot items on many holiday wish lists and if you read my 5 things to consider when buying a tablet for your kids post, you’ll know that the Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition meets my ... Read More »

#GiftSmart with Smart STEM Themed Gifts from Radio Shack

#GiftSmart with Smart STEM Themed Gifts from Radio Shack
December 3, 2014 1 Comment »

This is a sponsored post When I was a kid, the primary resource for all things geeky for those who loved to tinker and build was Radio Shack. Little bins towards the back of the store filled with wires, parts ... Read More »

5 Tips for Choosing Apps for Kids as Holiday Gifts

5 Tips for Choosing Apps for Kids as Holiday Gifts
December 2, 2014 1 Comment »

This post is brought to you by Moms With Apps and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. Let’s be honest. Kids always want more apps but it’s not always easy to know which ones are the most age appropriate ... Read More »

Buying a Tablet for Your Kids? 5 Things to Consider (w. giveaway)

Buying a Tablet for Your Kids? 5 Things to Consider (w. giveaway)
December 1, 2014 34 Comments »

Parents who are considering getting a tablet for their child this holiday season may feel a bit overwhelmed with the choices but knowing what options to pay attention to helps narrow the field. In addition to the age of your ... Read More »

Family Dinner Project: The Importance of Talking About Giving During Meal Times

Family Dinner Project: The Importance of Talking About Giving During Meal Times
November 25, 2014 No Comments »

This post represents a compensated partnership with The Family Dinner Project. All opinions are my own. In today’s busy connected world, when do you take time to talk as a family? Growing up, we always took a few minutes at ... Read More »

Wind Power Renewable Energy Science Kit from Thames & Kosmos Promotes Hands-On STEM & Environmental Learning

Wind Power Renewable Energy Science Kit from Thames & Kosmos Promotes Hands-On STEM & Environmental Learning
November 24, 2014 No Comments »

This is a sponsored post written on behalf of School Specialty. Curious young environmentalists with a love for fans will love building a wind turbine to explore wind as a renewable energy source while learning the physics of force and ... Read More »

Inspiring Young Inventors Through STEM Learning, Creativity, and Camp Invention #CICExpo

Inspiring Young Inventors Through STEM Learning, Creativity, and Camp Invention #CICExpo
November 22, 2014 3 Comments »

This is part of a sponsored content series as part of my role as the exclusive 2014 Collegiate Inventors Competition Ambassador.  Earlier in the week when I attended the Collegiate Inventors Competition, I asked some of the 14 finalists what inspired ... Read More »

4 Things Parents Can Do to Teach Kids About Healthy Friendships

4 Things Parents Can Do to Teach Kids About Healthy Friendships
November 21, 2014 5 Comments »

Bert and Ernie. Woody and Buzz. Batman and Robin. Jerry and George. Scooby and Shaggy. Garfield and Odie. Laverne and Shirley. Tom and Jerry. Wayne and Garth. Fred and Barney. Lucy and Ethel. Beavis and Butthead. Norm and Cliff. Phineas ... Read More »