5 Ways to Encourage Your Child to be a Lifelong Learner

5 ways to encourage your child to be a lifelong learner

One of our most important roles as parents is to provide our child an education. But education does not start at kindergarten and end at college graduation. Many experts have said that one of the things that highly successful people have in common is a love of learning. There are things that you can do to help raise a lifelong learner. 1. Be a Role Model – Share Your Passions Don’t forget that you are your child’s first teacher. Not {Read More}

10 FREE Kid’s Kindle eBooks 4/16

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Here are today’s FREE Kid’s Kindle eBooks. As always, please make sure you check the price before downloading to make sure the eBook is still free. If you don’t have a Kindle, you can still read eBooks on your phone or tablet. Just head on over & download the FREE Kindle app for your device! Keep checking back for FREE Kindle eBooks (sign up above on the purple bar to receive my newsletter & never miss a post!) A Firefly Tale (Fun Rhyming {Read More}

Tips & Tools to Get Children Refocused on Reading: Infographic


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}

Portrait of a Woman: Character, Courage and Commitment – Female Authors Infographic


This post is brought to you by book-pal.com. March is Women’s History Month and there are so many interesting, influential women that we can all learn more about (not only during this month but any month!). Below are some fantastic female authors that have changed the way we look at books and reading. Take time this month to read more about them and read some of their outstanding books! Presented By Book Pal

Kindle Fire HD Giveaway


Welcome to the Kindle Fire HD Giveaway! The Kindle Fire HD comes with a stunning HD display, faster processor and longer battery life. This is the perfect tablet for everyday web browsing, games and even watching your favorite TV shows and movies. Your whole family will love it! With Christmas coming up faster than we know it, this would make a GREAT gift for that special someone on your list! Sponsors: This Mama Loves, Happy Deal – Happy Day!, A Mom’s Take, A Helicopter {Read More}

The Reading Lesson Giveaway – #MissionGiveaway


I absolutely love reading and wish I had more time to read new books. All 3 of my kids (14, 10 & 5) all love reading and I am so happy & proud of that fact. When I’ve seen kids having a hard time learning how to read, I can always see the frustration on their face. Read on to find out about a great reading program and how you can win a prize package for you and one for {Read More}

Rock N Learn Sight Words Level 3 DVD Review


My youngest son Ryan is a great reader. He taught himself to read at about 3 years old. I promise I’m not one of those moms that thinks her child is a perfect little genius! He just amazes us every day at the words he can read. Last September, we reviewed Rock ‘N Learn’s Sight Words DVD & this time we reviewed Sight Words Level 3. Ryan was really excited to watch the DVD because he remembered how much he loved {Read More}