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My Summer 2017 Plans + a Giveaway for Houston Families

It's here! Summer! The time of year I add "Curriculum Coordinator" to my list of titles! Yippee! I needed more to do anyway! The jobs of Household Manager, Meal Planner, Driver, Laundry Supervisor, and Chief Listener were just not keeping me occupied enough! Exclamation marks! I do actually love having my kids home, but we… Continue reading My Summer 2017 Plans + a Giveaway for Houston Families

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Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven Adventure {book review}

As a mom to middle-schooler who is an avid reader, I couldn't say no when I was offered the chance to review the new book by Brandon Mull, Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven Adventure. If you have a middle-schooler in your life, perhaps you already know about Fablehaven. Brandon Mull's five-book Fablehaven series has been very popular with… Continue reading Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven Adventure {book review}

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Holidays and Throat Punches {A Book Review}

I realize it's not even Halloween yet, so calm down: This post isn't me trying to preempt one holiday for another. This post is me sharing with you a book I just read* that I think you should know about. Really I'm just helping you to be proactive with your holiday shopping because I'm pretty sure you're going… Continue reading Holidays and Throat Punches {A Book Review}

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The Missing Alphabet {A Book Review}

Find it on AmazonSo this is a first for me -- I've never reviewed a book on my blog before. But when I had the opportunity to review The Missing Alphabet, I just had to. I'm kind of a huge early childhood education nerd and I'm currently struggling with how to compliment/supplement my older daughter's… Continue reading The Missing Alphabet {A Book Review}