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International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day – September 8th

When I think back to learning to read, all I remember is absolutely loving it. I don’t remember any hiccups in my learning, I just remember always enjoying it (and I still do!… when I can…). Since my childhood, I have had the desire to have a library filled with classic novels, literature on my […]

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The Three Things I Did to Stop Drowning in all the Things

I am not technically a hoarder, but I have hoarding tendencies. What I mean by that is, I may have found uneaten Halloween candy from fifth grade just a few years ago.  The worst part of this is, I had saved the best of the candy to savor later.  My Recces peanut butter cups had […]

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Learning Disabilities Awareness Month: The basics and how best to support those with a LD

Honoring Learning Disabilities: When you hear the names Albert Einstein, Whoopi Goldberg, and Walt Disney, you likely think to yourself: highly successful people from diverse backgrounds. And, you would be correct! Did you also know that these notable human beings, who contributed immeasurably to life as we know it, were also diagnosed with a learning […]

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5 Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! You may have never even heard of this holiday which is mostly celebrated in other countries, or you have seen calls for movements such as #adaywithoutwomen. I lived in Shanghai for three years, and in China there is much more of a to-do for this day. Women often go home from […]

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International Women’s Day: Denver Style

As of late, there has been exponential awareness, acknowledgement, and engagement regarding women’s rights and reigniting discussions surrounding the existing gender disparities women face across many platforms of life. On March 8th, women and their allies across the world will join together to recognize the annual celebration of International Women’s Day. Below you will find […]

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How I Will Teach My Daughter To Combat Bullying

  October was National Bullying Prevention Month. Started in 2006 by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center, National Bullying Prevention Month is a campaign that raises awareness and helps educate communities about how to handle bullying and ways to prevent it. Even though October is over, I want to keep the conversation going because bullying is […]

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Fostering a Love of Reading with “Raise a Reader”

We are so thankful for our sponsors at Jefferson County Public Library for providing this wonderful opportunity to experience their Raise a Reader program firsthand! I know I’m risking sounding like a broken record here, but I LOVE the library!  My son loves the library too.  Typically when I ask him if he wants to go to story time, he […]

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Help Your Child Succeed in School with this Technique

We are so thankful for our sponsors at IXL for providing this great information so that we are able to help our children grow and succeed in school! What matters more when it comes to achieving success? Being naturally good at something, or believing that you can succeed? It may just be the latter. “Growth mindset” is the […]

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How To Make Learning FUN!

We are so thankful for our sponsors at IXL for providing this great opportunity to experience and review their online learning program! Ah, homework, how I’ve missed you. NOT! I don’t know about you mommas, but homework is my least favorite thing about school starting back up. Getting my kiddos to do something brain stimulating after they have […]

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