In Mom Life on
February 16, 2018

2018 Children’s Spring Fashion #followyourart

With the snow melting outside and spring approaching Gymboree is getting set for spring with hundreds of bright, new styles and fresh ideas—it’s a season full of possibilities.

#followyourart

The 2018 Spring Collection from Gymboree is inspired by all the ways kids get creative, from putting their one-of-a-kind spin on an outfit to telling a funny story to paint their own masterpiece.

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In Home Life on
February 15, 2018

Affordable Easter Basket Ideas for Toddlers

Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays, not only is it a great time for families to get together but it always feels like spring is finally here. I love putting together Easter basket for my children, but if your not careful the cost can get out of hand. My children are still pretty little (2 and 4) so I try and come up with ideas that are not candy based. Don’t get me wrong there’s going to be a little bit of chocolate but it’s nice to try and stay away from the sweets as much as possible. I’ve put together my favorite ideas for Easter baskets all available at your local Dollar Tree.

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In Blog Life, Mom Life on
February 4, 2018

FreshBooks – Helping Mompreneurs succeed at business

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Being a Stay-At-Home Mom money can be tight, being a single income family in 2018 can be hard financial. Running a home based business is something many women are doing.  Not only to help contribute to their family but also to develop new skills, explore a passion, or just even do something for themselves outside of being a Mom.

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In Home Life on
February 1, 2018

Healthy Peach Cobbler

Cobbler is my weakness and with the year just beginning and all those new years resolutions to stay away from the sweets, I’ve creating healthy versions of my favorite recipes.  This peach cobbler recipe has reduced sugar, dairy free and tastes amazing.  Your whole family will love this peach treat!

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In Preschool Life on
January 22, 2018

Epic! Online Books for Kids

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Screen time, if your parent is something you are always concerned about. How much is too much? What are my kids watching? Screen time can be a great thing for your child if you are researching and finding the right programs and apps that will educate and entertain your child.

Recently my family started using Epic!, an application that offers a digital library of over 25,000 of the best books, learning videos, quizzes & more.

 

Epic! Opens the Doors to a New World of Reading for Kids 12 and Under

Epic! provides an unlimited selection of eBooks that can be instantly discovered, read and shared with friends. Personalized for each individual reader, Epic! is the only place to access thousands of high quality, curated children’s books without the need to purchase or download them one by one. Beautifully designed for mobile and featuring fun, game-like elements, Epic! provides kids with a personal library they can take anywhere. In a world of unlimited screen time, Epic! is a smart alternative to games and videos. Epic! is available on all iOS and Android devices.”

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Where to Start:

Dashboard

The child dashboard is where you can access all of the material. Epic! offers ebooks, read to me style ebooks as well as learning videos, quizzes, and collections of the newest books.

Collections

Epic! is currently used in over 87% of US elementary schools. Our vast community of teachers and librarians have created thousands of amazing content collections on a variety of subjects and interests for you and your child to explore.

 

Learning Videos

Get unlimited access to thousands of fiction and nonfiction videos, featuring a wide-range of topics, from DIY and Cooking to Social Sciences and Math.

 

Achievements

Awards and badges encourage your child to continue reading, exploring and learning. Over time, rewards become less frequent, allowing a love of learning to become the key motivator.

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