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Parenting Wins for June|
Just for Moms

Smart Parents in the Know: June Wins

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Ideas for Parents in June What I’m learning and loving in the month of June, “Smart Parents”, is a series that I’m continuing.  I talk about a few things that I am learning and loving in my life right now. This may include recipes, books, movies and gadgets, etc. Here are some ideas for parents in June. Please know that I am thinking of you in these hard days, and will try to find fun and useful things to share with you each month! (Here are the posts for March and April and May) Let me

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What is there to love about Amazon?|
Just for Moms

What is there to love about Amazon?

Follow my blog with Bloglovin What is there to love about Amazon? There are so many things to love about Amazon!  Let me count the ways… I’m telling you that I have learned so much about Amazon while writing this post!  The options are endless and really amazing! *This post may contain affiliate links.  This means, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click the link and make a purchase. Pin for later!  Amazon Prime–  (This link looks like it’s for Prime student, but it’s not.  It’s the only link I could find

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Life Prep

Best Books for Teens About Social Justice

Lessons we need to learn… Social justice for teens is a real world lesson that needs to start at a younger age, and continue throughout their lives. Social justice is an ongoing issue in real life. As a mom, as a teacher, as a person, I need to be willing to put myself in someone else’s shoes. To empathize with my fellow man. As I live out my life, I hope that the lessons my own children, as well as my students, have learned from me will help them to be better people. To be empathetic, sympathetic, to be GOOD

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Best sports movies for teens|

Best Sports Movies Ever for Teens

Right now movies are the only way we can enjoy sports right now other than replays of former games.  As we start to have some sports like car racing, golf etc, it will be interesting to see how it all comes back… I can’t wait for live sports again, but in the meantime, here are the best sports movies for teens to enjoy. I told my boys that I was writing this post, and they helped me to come up with this list. I have them grouped by sport for the most part. At the end, I include a short

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FAFSA: What You Need to Know Now!|
College Prep

FAFSA: What You Need to Know Right Now!

The FAFSA can take hours to fill out. Do not wait for the due date. There are documents that you will need to have in hand to make this process much easier. Take your time and don’t make mistakes. Fill it out ASAP to receive both need based and merit based aid for your student. Here are some helpful tips for filling out the FAFSA.

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Trouble with Teen Discipline? 5 Simple Steps That Will Help!|
Just for Moms

Teen Troubles? 5 Simple Steps That Will Help!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin TEEN DISCIPLINE IS A CHALLENGE! Do you find yourself yelling at your kids all the time?  Are they ignoring you?  Do they spend all of their time on games and other devices?  Have they stopped showing you any respect?  We have gone through all of this and more with our boys.  Here is some hard-won advice that might hopefully help as you move through these years with teen discipline. True Story *I talked with one of my boys last night as I was finishing this post.  We talked about a time a few years back

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