Teens can be notoriously hard to buy gifts for so why not find some fun and kitschy gift ideas that can do double duty in an average tween or teens life. NOTE: No humans were (or ever will be) harmed in the making of the gift guide. Keep in mind folks, this is all for… Read More A Gift Guide for Vampire-Loving Teens that doesn’t suck
Ah, Halloween. It used to be such a big deal at our house! But now as the kids have entered their teens, the interest in costumes, trick-or-treating and Halloween decorating has fallen by the wayside. I, however, still get a kick out of decorating, watching All Hallows Eve TV shows and reading up on “monster-related”… Read More From the Vault of Frankenstein; 200 Years of SCARY!
Recently, during one of my weekly voyages to the grocery store, I spied a young lady sporting a t-shirt that read “Look out, I’m a Party Animal.” I had no doubt she indeed was a “party animal” as she shuffled past me in her rumpled tee, pajama bottoms and personal hygiene that screamed, “I just… Read More The Ultimate Sloth Gift Guide for Party Sloths
Welcome to #DiverseKidLit ! Please join us in sharing your diverse children’s book links and resources, as well as visiting other links to find great suggestions and recommendations. What Is #DiverseKidLit? Diverse Children’s Books is a book-sharing meme designed to promote the reading and writing of children’s books that feature diverse characters. This community embraces all kinds of… Read More Fall is in the Air. Let’s celebrate with a #Diversekidlit Linkup
As my busy life gets busier, I’m continually on the look-out for the things that act as workarounds, short-cuts, and hacks. After all, there’s only so many minutes in a day and I really need to never lose sight of what can make my already packed schedule flow smoother. I also have a “thing” for… Read More Planners, Tools and Podcasts this Lady Boss Recommends
We all have our personal stories. We all have “been through the” stuff. Some of it was good “stuff”…some of our life “stuff” was pretty awful. Good or bad, its all part of the history that weaves together the story of our life. And part of this process of living, aging and being a “human… Read More Capture your epic awesomeness: The Legend of Me DIY biography
Guest post by Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health A morning dose of coffee or tea is often a must to get us going before the light of day. Many people look forward to that energy jolt from caffeine. So is caffeine good? Bad? The Scoop on Caffeine Today more than 80… Read More Nectar of the Goddesses? Or No? The Scoop on Caffeine
Love kids’ books? Especially ones with diverse or multicultural themes? Do you have a blog or a social media account like a Facebook Page, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Pinterest? PERFECT. Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2019 wants to give YOU a FREE book to review for their 2019 online celebration!! Diverse Children’s Book Reviewers -We need you… Read More Book reviewers needed for Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2019!
Welcome to #DiverseKidLit ! Please join us in sharing your diverse children’s book links and resources, as well as visiting other links to find great suggestions and recommendations. What Is #DiverseKidLit? Diverse Children’s Books is a book-sharing meme designed to promote the reading and writing of children’s books that feature diverse characters. This community embraces all kinds of… Read More Back to School Linkup! #DiverseKidlit for September
There’s something precious about aardvarks. There’s also something empowering about girls who love math. Marry the two and you have a wonderful STEAM picture book! Annie Aardvark, Mathematician by Suzie Olsen About The Book In this award-winning picture book, follow Annie, an Aardvark who loves math, on her daily foraging. As Annie sets out on… Read More STEAM picture book | Annie Aardvark, Mathematician
Only a few days until school starts again. Where did summer go? When I made a Master Plan of sending out an email newsletter every Thursday and a 2 blog posts a week, I didn’t factor in a not-on-purpose 3.5-month hiatus! But life is like that. It moves forward too quickly and things get lost… Read More The “Co’s” in collaboration keeps my dreams moving forward
By Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health. This a prime time to organize our breakfast plans. We’re back from vacation and setting up routines for work and the upcoming school year. So Mom Bosses-let’s make a plan to have a healthy breakfast every day! Some say breakfast is the most important meal… Read More Mom Bosses! Make a plan to have a healthy Breakfast