eBooks are a great way to introduce reading to your child. Not replace traditional books, but to encourage them to read on tablets versus playing games, etc
Two weeks ago, I was invited to Washington D.C. on the behalf of the UN Foundation and Shot at Life, to advocate on Capitol Hill and learn ways that I can lend my voice in my home state to speak about global health and vaccines for children in impoverished nations.
As a blogger, I always knew that I wanted to not only create a living for myself and my family, I also wanted to find a way to utilize my voice to help give back to causes and organizations that I am passionate about.
My now 18 year old son loves to bring up the fact that I made him write reports and do research on Dr. King when he was younger. He couldn’t just stay at home and play video games all day. We utilized the day to promote learning more about Dr. King’s life and all of the things he did to spread peace amongst everyone.
Parenting contributor Prerna Malik gives us 4 tips on how to involve our children in our holiday preparations for Thanksgiving.
While Back to School is a hectic time, it gets that much more crazy when you add in going to a new school. My eight year old, who is beginning 3rd grade, is changing schools this year due to a zoning issue within the district.
Blogger and TheCubicleChick.com DIY & Crafting Contributor Mikita Watson Burton shows a fun way that you can create a Father’s Day card this year that is virtually free and uber special for the dad in your life.
Pregnant at the age of 17, a mom at the age of 18, the stacks were against me. I had no idea what I was doing. Never had changed a diaper or burped a baby. I was so not mother material. Despite all that, we persevered and now my little boy is 18 and graduating from high school. From Teen Mom to Dream Mom. I got this!
Bullying has affected so many youths in America. The film focuses on bullying specifically in middle and high schools located in Mississippi, Georgia, Oklahoma, Texas, and Iowa. It is a visual harsh reality of what victims face just trying to go to school. There are scenes in which you wince because if you were there, you would do something about it.
Let’s get this out of the way right now. I am not proud of the fact that I watch Dance Moms. If you don’t know what Dance Moms is, it’s a reality show focused on 7 girls who attend Abby Miller’s Dance Studio in Pittsburgh, PA, alongside their mothers who often clash with Abby, and sometimes, each other.
I ask this: what have you done for you lately? Is life passing you by while you are focused on everyone but yourself? Do you feel guilty if you spend some time pampering and taking care of yourself and not your family?
My friends at Build-A-Bear Workshop are celebrating 15 years of making friends! During the last 15 years, they have shared over 100 million furry friends with us—how time flies!