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Education is Fun When You Start with Science

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 30, 2016 | Categories: Education
STEM education Start with Science #startwithscience

We have always encouraged the love of science with our son. Every subject is important but the love for science and hands on learning is crucial for his future. Thanks to brands like today’s sponsor, Everywhere Agency on behalf of Orkin,  for promoting and encouraging that spark, but most importantly recognizing that our children’s futures […]

Robotic Arm by Hexbug for STEM Education

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 28, 2016 | Categories: Education, Gadgets, Technology
STEM learning with Vex Robotics Robotic Arm by Hexbug from Best Buy

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. My son has always loved science, tech, and engineering, and even if math isn’t is favorite subject, he happens to be just naturally good at it. He’s also got a love […]

It Starts with One Voice – He Named Me Malala Documentary #HeNamedMeMalala #withMalala

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 30, 2015 | Categories: Causes, Movies

I had the great honor to be part of a conference call with Malala Yousafzai on Tuesday, along with some fellow bloggers. When I say, “great honor”, I sincerely mean it. Even though we could not see each other, just hearing her voice coming through my phone, left me awe-struck. Malala is a soft spoken […]

Get SanDisk Memory Cards for Back to School at Best Buy #SanDisk

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 10, 2015 | Categories: Education

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. My son started back to school this past Thursday… yeah, I know, way too early, but he will be on a balanced school schedule this year and I’m excited about that. […]

Discover How the Latest Technology & Best Buy Can Transform the Classroom #BestBuyEducationEntry

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 5, 2015 | Categories: Education, Technology

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. My son understands technology more than I do, and he’s twelve. Technology is all he’s ever known. He was born in an age of high-tech and because of this kids just […]

4 Reasons to Consider Attending an International Boarding School

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 10, 2015 | Categories: Education, Travel

Guest Post If you’re thinking of attending boarding school or if your parents are thinking of sending you to boarding school, an international boarding school may be a better option that one in the U.S. There are four reasons in particular to consider boarding overseas (or in Canada) rather than stateside. 1. Academics You’re already […]

Back to School Tips for a Student at a New School

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 26, 2014 | Categories: Children, Education, Parenting, Tips
Back to School Tips for a Student at a New School

Attending a new school is a very difficult thing for kids. New friends, social structures, surroundings and support systems hit them like a ton of bricks on that first day of school. It can all become a little bit overwhelming if you don’t prepare them for it. Being the new kid is not always easy, […]

I’m The Best Me I Can Be, Thanks to my Husband #GoodNeighbor #ad

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 20, 2014 | Categories: Family, Parenting, Relationships

I’ve always been the type of person that gives 110%. It sometimes leaves me with no time for “me”, though. I know most moms can relate… spreading yourself too thin. Giving all of ourselves for our families and others. Thankfully my husband goes out of his way to make sure I have “me” time. He […]

4 Ways to Prepare for Middle School

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 17, 2014 | Categories: Children, Education, Family
how to prepare for middle school

It’s easy to think about how to prepare your child for the first day of Kindergarten. There are hundreds of checklists for what a child needs to know to help him survive those first transitional days being away from Mom. There are even hundreds of articles helping Moms know how to let go of their […]

How Teachers Change Lives & Adopt-a-Classrooom #TeachersChangeLives #ad #CGC

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 17, 2014 | Categories: Causes, Children, Education

In fourth grade I fell in love with my teacher. No not a crush on a male teacher, but a true admiration and respect and love for my 4th grade teacher, Mrs. Curry. I loved all my previous teachers from Kindergarten through third grade, but not the same kind of love I felt for Mrs. […]