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sweet, sparkly flower craft for kids: read, learn, create
March 23, 2014 No Comment

sweet, sparkly flower craft for kids: read, learn, create

The following sweet, springtime guest post is written by the incredibly creative mom and teacher, Kristina Buskirk, of Toddler Approved.  Toddler Approved is a must-read. Even though my babies are well ...

chick hatching: fun for kids and families (and giveaway!)
March 22, 2014 5 comments

chick hatching: fun for kids and families (and giveaway!)

I’ve said it before, and I’l say it again: We. Love. Chickens. Really, we do. Not only do we love backyard chickens, but we also love the teeniest of tiny ...

raising creative kids: target 'kid made modern' $150 giveaway
March 11, 2014 63 comments

raising creative kids: target ‘kid made modern’ $150 giveaway

      One of the things I love about working with Target is that I have had the opportunity to meet some really great people, do some really fun things, ...

pet poetry contest: calling all creative kids!
January 20, 2014 2 comments

pet poetry contest: calling all creative kids!

      As a longtime friend of PAL, Pets Add Life, I’m happy to share news about a cool opportunity for our students, teachers, and parents. Now through January 31, ...

holiday card stencils and balloon stamps
December 16, 2013 34 comments

holiday card stencils and balloon stamps

Thank you Dollar Tree and the Dollar Tree Value Seekers Club for making this post possible!   This year, we’re spicing our holiday cards up a bit. For the past ...

holiday giveaway: 26 fabulous gifts for women (stuff I totally love)
December 5, 2013 86 comments

holiday giveaway: 26 fabulous gifts for women (stuff I totally love)

Holiday giveaway SERIES, I should say. That’s right. Twenty-six giveaways, and you’ll love each and every one of them.  It’s a rockstar line-up of 26 bloggers, each of whom is ...

elf, the broadway musical: discount tickets and giveaway- baltimore lyric opera house
November 15, 2013 8 comments

elf, the broadway musical: discount tickets and giveaway- baltimore lyric opera house

    elf, the broadway musical, is coming to the Baltimore Lyric Opera House next week. And I’ve got two tickets to give to a teachmama.com reader and a rockin ...

little pim #smartholiday
November 11, 2013 No Comment

little pim #smartholiday

Have you heard about Little Pim’s Language Learning programs? Comprehensive language-learning for kiddos through their ‘Entertainment Immersion Method’? I have known that my good pal Allie McDonald has worked with ...

neighborhood toy store day: kick off holiday shopping locally! *sponsored*
November 6, 2013 2 comments

neighborhood toy store day: kick off holiday shopping locally! *sponsored*

    Did you know? The 4th annual Neighborhood Toy Store Day will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2013 to help kick off the holiday shopping season! I have ...

teach kids to be smart, strong, and safe: the safety show
October 18, 2013 4 comments

teach kids to be smart, strong, and safe: the safety show

    Talking big topics with your kids is sometimes so hard. Especially if you’re as emotional a person as I am. But as our kids get older, these conversations ...

5 reasons families need backyard chickens (no, this is not a joke)
September 23, 2013 10 comments

5 reasons families need backyard chickens (no, this is not a joke)

    We love chickens. We really do. We love backyard chickens. As in, we love them thanks to two hens who came to us from Rent a Coop here ...