I have recently discovered the AWESOMENESS that is Zulily.
That's not to say I am new to Zulily. I am not. I've been a Zulily shopper for years now--I just never really knew how to shop on Zulily.
Believe me, it's not rocket science. Anyone can do it.
And this is less of a Zulily review and more of a Zulily love letter.
Here's the skinny. . .
How to Shop on Zulily
There are a few little tips and tricks that I'm going to share that will save you money and help you to get … Read More...
There are so many early learning apps and computer games and platforms for kids, but which one is the best? Which one is worth your child's precious time and your money?
Learn with HOMER.
Hands down, it's the learn with HOMER program.
HOMER is a proven and personalized early learning program that helps kids ages 2-8 discover a lifelong love of learning. Designed by learning experts, HOMER takes each child’s interest and ability and combines them to make learning fun!
I've … Read More...
Online lessons can be super awesome if you know the right methods, tricks (yes, tricks!), and tools to use.
I'm thrilled to have been able to take a course on online learning recently, and I cannot wait to share some of the top tips I gleaned for engaging students in online learning. Really, the possibilities are endless.
Huge thanks to my friends at Advancement Courses for allowing me to take this 2-credit course, Engaging Students in Online Learning. I've been working with Advancement … Read More...
It's always a good time to get your family organized. We, as humans, thrive with habits, systems, and predictable processes.
We do better when we know what to expect, and our kids thrive with specific back-to-school rituals to keep them organized.
So when I heard about 1Thrive and the 1Thrive Systems, I knew it was something I had to check out.
I knew that our family needed something like this. I knew our family needed a Command Center.
Get Organized with 1Thrive
1THRIVE Command … Read More...
Any time of the year is a good time to get kids' brains moving and growing.
So when I find really awesome deals on learning resources, I must share. I want to shout these learning resource deals from a mountaintop!
CHECK OUT THESE LEARNING RESOURCES DEALS! COME ONE, COME ALL!
Friend, here are some rock-star deals on learning products that are worth your time.
There are so many sites out there--so I get that many are overwhelmed when they see something like this. But I have really … Read More...
Several years ago, I wrote about how to make the school year a smashing success, or. . . actually how to make the school year as successful as humanly possible.
It included 10 easy steps that any family could follow in order to start the school year off on the right foot.
I just looked back at it, and I decided it's totally worth sharing again, because, well, with a little prep and a little thought, every family can start the school year off on a positive note.
Every one of us wants the … Read More...
True or false? It's okay to give kids early reader books featuring characters they love.
Kids may like books with their favorite characters, but do they need them?
Will early reading series -- Step into Reading or I Can Read books -- that feature popular characters from tv or popular media actually help young readers?
I'm talking the whole crew: Disney princesses, Pixar characters, PAW Patrol pups, Blues Clues guys, Barbies, Mickey Mouse, Lightning McQueen, Pikachu, Superman, or Peppa … Read More...
It is absolutely time to start stocking up on books that kids love because right now you can score a ton of kid-faves over on Zulily for less than $10 each.
And to sweeten the deal, Penguin Random House has partnered with Save the Children to donate one book to Save the Children for EVERY, SINGLE book sold between June 24 and August 5, 2021.
You buy one, they give one. HOW awesome is that?? Nothing makes me happier than bogo books!
Save the Children will get up to 50,000 books … Read More...
My love and admiration for Melissa & Doug products is not a secret.
And when I found out that both Blues Clues & You! and PAW Patrol have partnered with Melissa & Doug, my love for the company grew even more. Hard to believe, but it's true.
Right now, you can score some of these hugely popular products on MEGA sale over at Zulily.
Here's the skinny. . .
PAW Patrol, Blues Clues & You! and Melissa & Doug
When some of our favorite kids had a chance to check … Read More...
Who isn't looking for fun, at-home activities for their kids?
And who doesn't want cool things to do for their bored tweens and teens?
Aren't we all sick and tired of watching our kids play XBox, Playstation, or PC?
Am I the only one feeling defeated when I see our teenagers are raking in 4, 6, 10 hours a day on their devices?
Please tell me I'm not the only parent carrying loads of guilt when I extend Screen Time Limits one. more. time?!
Friend, it's hard to be a parent right … Read More...