Category Archive: Education

Mar 10

7 Reasons to Ditch the SAT and Laser Focus on the ACT

This post is sponsored by College Prep Science. Copyright 2020 by Greg Landry.  When I was growing up, SAT was THE test to take to get into college.  Since I’ve been out of the testing loop, the SAT has gone through huge changes.  This article tells us why the ACT is preferred for students who are …

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Nov 30

Gemstone Dig Kit #discoverwithdrcool

This product was provided in exchange for a review. All opinions are my own. I’m pretty lucky in that my kids love educational toys.  My 8 year old daughter especially loves anything to do with science.  In fact, she asked for a microscope last year for Christmas!  So when I got the chance to try …

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Sep 23

Provost Academy: The Unvirtual School #MyUnvirtualSchool

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Provost Academy for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. It seems that there are so many alternative education options for grammar school children, but not many, if any, for high school students.  I was starting to worry because, to put it bluntly, our high …

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Sep 05

Create a Reading Nook Outside

This post is brought to you by Ethanol Fireplace Pros. Encouraging children to read is important, but you also want them to get as much fresh air as possible. After all, they are in class all day, so the last thing you want is for them to be cooped up in their bedroom all evening. Creating …

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Jun 10

Learn how to keep your kids safe online with the BGCA #CyberSafe #CyberTribe #MC

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for BGCA. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. I really am jealous of my parents.  They didn’t have to worry about things like cyber bullying, Facebook, Googling names and the like.  Ahh, the good old days of …

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May 17

Memorial Day #MemorialDay

It’s about a week until what many consider the start of summer and I’m here to make sure that you are all ready to celebrate and commemorate!  My kids are lucky enough to have off Friday as well so we’ll REALLY be enjoying the weekend by sleeping in, if the baby lets us. I’ve got …

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Apr 25

Office Depot helps us give back to outstanding teachers #TeachersChangeLives #CGC #Sponsored

I’m sure you have had an awesome teacher sometime in your education. Hopefully, you’ve had more than one.  I have had a few and now am so happy that my kids have spectacular teachers.  They give so much of themselves and try their hardest to make learning fun and rewarding. I know our school budget …

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Apr 01

Zoobean: Delivering hand-picked book selections to children

I received the product mentioned below and was compensated for this post. This did not influence my opinion in any way. All thoughts are my own. My oldest daughter is about to turn 8 and is also turning into a very avid reader.  Any book I get for her is read quickly, and if she …

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Mar 13

Walking With Dinosaurs 101#WalkingwithDinosDVD

Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received the product for review purposes. This post contains affiliate links. We’re nearing the release of Walking with Dinosaurs on Blu-ray and DVD (it’s already available as a digital download!) on March 25th.  To help get you ready, I’ve got some fun activity sheets and …

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Dec 26

*CLOSED* Cheer for the New Year Giveaway Hop – Ends 1/12 #cheernewyear

Welcome to the Cheer for the New Year Giveaway Hop, hosted by Cheap Is The *New* Classy!  This hop features a bunch of bloggers all giving away fun prizes to help you ring in 2014!  The list is at the bottom of this post.  There’s also TWO grand prizes that you can enter to win …

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