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Entertain, Inspire, Educate with Author Tina Powell

Reading is something we do often. I love losing myself in a book and allowing myself to be transported to far away places. With so many authors out there the possibilities are endless. Today I want to introduce you to Tina Powell. Tina Powell is an award winner communicator, a nationally published journalist, and a bestselling author. Her amazing storytelling skills have used by big brands such as, Mars, Pampers and Dempster’s Bread to just name a few. Her writing abilities not only  ...

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Parenting, Reviews/Giveaways

Empowering Young Minds – The Happy Dreamer Book #Giveaway

I am blessed to work with some pretty amazing kids. But if we are honest, some days I just need a second to regroup and reenergize. I am thankful I found mediation a couple years back and often bring it into my teaching when possible. Scholastic has recently introduced two amazing books that not only encourage children to be themselves, but also answer some common questions. Meditations on happiness for the younger set. I have two VERY spirted boys. I often hear adults telling them to sit  ...

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Power Up 2017 with DK #GIVEAWAY

Everywhere I look I am seeing so many New Year’s resolutions. I don’t know about you but I am not want to really set a resolution but more so revaluate my goals in life. I am always on a mission to be more mindful, healthy and less stressed. I have been working on these for many years and truly feel that while yes I could set a goal of losing 50 pounds but then I would still need to maintain healthy eating. So to me I set the goal of healthy eating and everything else will fall  ...

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Explore and Create this holiday season with Maker Lab from DK

My oldest is always trying to mix this and build that. I love that he is so creative and wants to challenge his mind, but he often struggles when things don’t work. I love that he likes to explore on his own and encourage that in all ways possible. But this year I thought I would help him out with some fun step by step activities and thanks to DK I can. Maker Lab is the book of all books in my eyes. It supports STEM education initiatives and the maker movement! Which means learning is  ...

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It’s Sophie la girafe’s birthday! #sophielagirafebirthday

OH boy!! Have I ever told you about the love my preschool has for Sophie la giraffe? It is pretty crazy and I can not even count how many times we have read her books over and over again. There is something about this cute little giraffe that keeps my guy coming back for more. You can only imagine the excitement he shared when I told him that his Sophie would be having a birthday in  couple days! WHat I was shocked to learn is that this fun little girl was turning 55! I don’t know  ...

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DK’s My First Book Collection

I don’t think you can ever have enough books, but if you ask my hubby he might disagree. But that just means I smuggle a couple in here and there and add them to our book shelf. But if you have a preschooler like mine he notices the new books and loves to share with Daddy. What can I say my plan is far from fool proof. Our newest additions to the book shelf are: My First Dinosaur My First Pet My First Tractor My First Body DK has a line of board books called My Firsts. Known for their  ...

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Healthy Has never Been So Easy With DK #GIVEAWAY

Hubby are always talking about ways we can make healthier choices but always end up falling into a rut eating the same things and then fall off the wagon as we get bored. I really want to make better choices not just for myself but for my boys. They deserve the best and as a parent it is my job to give them just that. I have always been into trying new things so when I find fun new books filled with yummy recipes that encourage creativity and are healthy I get a little excited. DK recently  ...

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Turn Over A New Page with DK

New year, new goals right? This year I decided not to set any new years resolutions instead I challenged myself to read more and add books that were not only interesting but that were educational too. DK and me are on the same page and I love their newest boutique, Turn Over A New Page! So fitting for my challenge and I was even more excited to add two new books to my bookshelf. First Aid Manual Includes updates to first aid for choking infants. The First Aid Manual is the UK’s only  ...

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Christmas Books from Amazon #NCGiftguide2015

Christmas is that holiday that I enjoy the most. It could be the beautiful decorations, light and yummy treats but in the end it is the time I spend with my family that I value most. One of the things both my boys enjoy is that we read a Christmas book each and every night as we count down to the special day. I was really excited to check out some new books and was sent a variety that were published on Amazon’s independent-publishing platforms – CreateSpace for print books and  ...

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