Building Strong Tween Bones with Viactiv Calcium Soft Chews

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This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation that contains affiliate links. I received two canisters of Viactiv Calcium Soft Chews for my own personal use. All opinions, text and experiences are my own. Did you know that almost 70% of women are calcium deficient? That’s a huge amount but what’s even scarier is that 86% of teenage girls don’t get enough calcium in their daily diets! This is extremely important because 95% of bone building happens by the age of 20. {Read More}

Creating a Bedtime Routine with GoodNites® Disposable Bed Mats

Creating a Bedtime Routine with GoodNites® Disposable Bed Mats

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of GoodNites®. Creating a bedtime routine is important for kids, whether your child is a bedwetter or not. Last week, I wrote about how bedwetting runs in my family and how my oldest son used GoodNites® Disposable Underwear for many years. Not only did they help him keep his bed dry each night, they also allowed us to create a nighttime routine. Each night, we’d have Jared brush his teeth and {Read More}

GoodNites® Twitter Party & Sweepstakes – Win a 3 month Supply of GoodNites® Bed Mats & $5000!

Creating a Bedtime Routine with GoodNites® Disposable Bed Mats

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of GoodNites®. Being a bedwetter is an incredibly hard & embarrassing thing to deal with. I say that not only as a parent of a former bedwetter but as a former bedwetter myself. Bedwetting runs in my family. My son (who is now 15), my uncle, my Mom and I all wet the bed until we were around 12 years old. It’s extremely hard being a kid when you want {Read More}

Tips & Tools to Get Children Refocused on Reading: Infographic

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This post is brought to you by Chronicle Books. Reading is a really important part of my family’s life. When my older kids (15 & 11) weren’t able to read on their own when they were younger, I would read to them every night. Then, when they could read on their own, my husband and I made a rule that every school night, they had to read for about 30 minutes. At first they didn’t like that we were “forcing” {Read More}

Teaching Kids about Anatomy, Reproduction & More with Anatomy for Kids Books

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This post is brought to you by Anatomy for Kids. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Growing up, we didn’t call our private parts by their real names. Since I am one of 3 girls, I don’t even remember what we called a penis because it just wasn’t talked about. But, what we called a vagina is a word that I can’t even bring myself to say today…it’s THAT embarrassing of a word. We weren’t taught the word vagina {Read More}