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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss and National Read Across America

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 2, 2013 | Categories: Books, Children, Education
Read Across America - Dr. Seuss, Cat in the Hat

As a child, Dr. Seuss was one of my favorite authors. And today, I still have him high on my list. Theodor Seuss Geisel had a gift of making reading fun. Kids of all ages enjoy his books. His imagination was nothing short of genius. I found this photo from when Cody was in Kindergarten […]

Think You’ll Never Use What You Learned in School?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 19, 2012 | Categories: Education, Guest Posts, Infographs

Guest Post A lot of subjects that people learn in school seem pointless at the time of the lesson. However, this does not mean that you will never again use the information. Algebra comes up surprisingly often in real life and having a solid understanding of English is undoubtedly useful. The reason that subjects seem […]

How-To Guides for Teachers

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 14, 2012 | Categories: Education, Guest Posts, Infographs

Teachers are among the most important and yet undervalued professionals in America. People choose to teach because they think they can positively effect the lives of children and teenagers. However, for all of their idealism, they are aware that teaching is often difficult and thankless. The most stressful parts of the job are unrelated to […]

5 Ways To Save Money For College

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 11, 2012 | Categories: Education, Guest Posts, Money Talk, Savings

Image Source College education is expensive. But then again, if you want to be assured of a brighter future, a College Degree is required. If you want to establish a career later on then you should pursue College education. It may cost you a lot but there are definitely ways in which you can save […]

Motivating Kids to Read Can Change Their Lives

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 1, 2012 | Categories: Education
motivating kids to read

Motivating kids to read has always been a challenge for parents and caregivers. Having to learn how to read often leaves kids feeling that reading is a chore, and children’s interests often outgrow their reading level before they have a chance to enjoy a really good read. There is plenty of evidence showing the importance […]

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Slippery Willie’s Stupid, Ugly Shoes Review

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 14, 2011 | Categories: Reviews
Slippery Willie's

This is a sponsored post. All opinions about my thoughts on Slippery Willie’s Stupid, Ugly Shoes are 100% my own. Slippery Willie’s Stupid, Ugly Shoes I recently received a PDF copy of “Slippery Willie’s Stupid, Ugly Shoes” by Larry Peterson, to review. What a treat! My son will be nine in less than two weeks […]

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