Month: August 2016

Amazon Diapers and Wipes Coupon Deals

You do not want to miss these Amazon Diapers and Wipes Coupon Deals! These prices are stock up prices.  I love the convenience of being able to shop online while your baby is asleep and let Amazon deliver them to you!  As a new parent you have more important things to do than run to the store...

/ August 31, 2016

4 Tips to Turn Down Temper Tantrums

As a Mom of 8 kids, one thing I know is temper tantrums.  At one point I had children ages 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, and 14.  (6 of my children are adopted.  I know those ages seem impossible.)  In those days  tantrums were a very common part of my life.  I either had...

/ August 29, 2016

The Echoing by Jessica Blackburn

I had the opportunity to preview the new young adult novel,  The Echoing by Jessica Blackburn.  This is her first novel, so I wasn’t sure what to expect, but with 5 teenagers and 2 pre-teens, we love our young adult novels at my house so we were excited to try! From the publisher: “The Echoing by Jessica...

/ August 24, 2016

One Question You Should Ask Your Kids

When our kids get home from school, we ask them a lot of questions. Did you have a good day?  What did you learn today?  Did anything interesting happen today?  But there is one question we should ask our kids that we probably aren’t asking.  What did you do for someone else today?  One of the...

/ August 15, 2016

USB Drive Jewelry Under $6!

When life hands you homework, you might as well wear it with style! When my daughters told me they had to have USB Drives for their homework this year, they were not excited about it.  One daughter was really concerned that she would lose hers.  I looked on Amazon and found them these super cute USB...

/ August 8, 2016

Sneaky, Fun Way To Improve Basic Math Skills

Being able to quickly and naturally do basic math like addition and multiplication in your mind is a very useful skill.  Mental math is a skill that is being lost in our generation of cell phones where a calculator is never far away.  As I have home schooled my kids off and on over the years,...

/ August 2, 2016

Top 10 Free Kindle Books for Teens

In my family, we are always looking for new books for my teens to read.  These free Kindle books for teens look really good and my kids are excited to start reading. This week, my daughter decided to read Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. My kids didn’t believe me that they would love this book but all...

/ August 2, 2016