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Target helps Kids in Need Foundation

Yes, the time has come to start thinking about back to school shopping. Prepare for it because you’ll be very, very sorry if you wait until the last second to buy the specific pencils your child needs.  Trust me.  If you plan to shop in these coming weeks,  Target…

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5 Educational Apps for the Summer

Summer vacation officially starts tomorrow for the kids. It seems like our district is the only one that still has school open!  With all the “going home” stuff we’ve received so far, I can see the emphasis that our 1st and 3rd grade teachers are pushing with workbooks, reading…

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Celebrating Bilingual Literacy Month with Read Conmigo

This is a sponsored post with Read Conmigo and Latina Bloggers Connect. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I’ve been secretly waiting for this day to happen and it finally has!  May has officially been dedicated to Bilingual Literacy! And at the helm of this amazing feet is…

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Looking for Spring Break Boredom Busters?

Spring break is coming up in California, and I can already here the call of the wild:  I’m bored!  If your kids are anything like mine, they will start Monday morning with raiding the kitchen, looking for something to eat. Then they proceed to the electronics. I may get…

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ScholarShare: Why You Need To Start Planning For College NOW!

As many of you know, I have a 14 year old son.  I’ve spoke many times about the struggles that we’ve faced with his education in which resulted in our decision to homeschool. The conversations about college have been off and on.  In our family, the younger generation…

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Pushing harder and reaping the rewards…

This week, my son and I were faced with midterms.  His first as a high school freshman. And boy was I nervous. Nervous because I knew this was going to be hard work.  I knew that this would kind of confirm or invalidate my personal decision about placing him in…

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Homeschooling. An update!

A, C, B+ and a D+.These are my son’s current grades.  This is a massive improvement.  I know we aren’t even a month into the school year, but I have to tell you that he has greatly improved in his studies.  The one subject he’s working…