Summer Bike Safety with PreK12 Plaza

PreK12 Plaza Summer Bike Safety

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with the PreK12Plaza. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Like most parents,  I constantly worry over the safety and well being of my children. With four very active boys, I feel like I am forever yelling out for them to be careful, watch what they are doing, concentrate on the task at hand, get off, don't throw, don't jump, stop running or put on your … [Read more...]

Sausage Creole Penne Pasta

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My oldest loves to cook, he's 14 and in the last year he has come a long way in the kitchen. He is at a stage where he actually enjoys cooking more than I do, so I get him in the kitchen whenever possible. The kitchen is the heart of the home, the place our family seems to hang out the most during meals and or when meals are being prepared. So it's a win-win to the get the kiddos in the kitchen!   Hamburger Helper® is … [Read more...]

NEW Adaptive Placement Test with individualized lesson plans – Giveaway

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Are you concerned that your child may have learning gaps in Math? Identifying and closing those learning gaps has never been easier with with the NEW Adaptive Placement Test with individualized lesson plans  from A+ Interactive Math. A multi-grade level testing that  accurately assesses student skill level. This is the time of year when we are beginning to evaluate the school year and prepare for the coming year, the … [Read more...]

‘THE LEGO® Movie’ Prize Pack sweepstakes

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Disclosure: This is a “sponsored post.” The company who sponsored it compensated Social Savvy Mom via a cash payment, gift, or giveaway. Opinions expressed herein are that of the author and are not indicative of  the opinions or positions of the sponsor. Social Savvy Mom presents ‘THE LEGO® Movie’ Prize Pack sweepstakes from Warner Bros. Pictures. I have four very excited boys that have been counting down the months, … [Read more...]

Monsters University comes to Disney’s Club Penguin – Giveaway

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This morning I had little boys running to the computer to check their Club Penguin account. I knew there had to be something special happening from the squeals coming from Ashton...  "I joined the Oozma Kappa team, I joined the Oozma Kappa team!" Right away I knew there had been a Monsters University takeover on Club Penguin!  Ashton quickly dressed up as Mike, tested out his roar and worked to earn scare points.... after … [Read more...]

Creating a Masterpiece Homeschool Art Curriculum

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This month I introduced our boys to Creating a Masterpiece for our homeschool art class.  One of the greatest benefits of homeschooling is that our boys have more free time to utilize in pursuing interests such as music and art.  Our oldest son Micah is definitely our creative one; he would like nothing more than to spend his days painting rocks, molding clay, or drawing stories. Needless to say, Micah was the most … [Read more...]

Solutions for Picky Eaters and a $1000 Giveaway

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We have been very blessed with boys that will eat just about anything, clean all the veggies off their plates and sometimes ask for more. With the exception of one picky eater, who also happens to be my tiniest little person.My 7 year old Ashton is the same size as his little brother Noah is two years younger than him and he is my picky eater. I don't think his pickiness has a whole lot to do with the fact that he is so … [Read more...]

28 Days of Impact – Giving Children a Healthy Chance #vaximpact

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Last year I had the privilege of taking a trip to Guatemala with Save the Children. We visited a temporary health care outpost in the Vipecbalam community in Nebaj. These health care outposts have been built in remote locations offering families health care and vaccinations from trained community health care workers. Unfortunately, there are not nearly enough of these clinics available in developing countries; too many … [Read more...]

Unglued Book & Devotional Prize Pack Giveaway

We have ALL been there, we have all come "unglued" at one point or another. {Sometimes daily} Mothering is a difficult job, throw in homeschooling and its a whole new ball game...right? In reality, this homeschooling journey is simply "parenting". However, mothering is not at all easy and it takes a great deal of patience, sacrifice and more patience. I struggle to keep my emotions in check, my flesh would have me … [Read more...]

Official LEGO® YouTube Channel & $1000 LEGO® Giveaway

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With a house full of boys, ages 5, 7, 9 and 11, LEGO® are an integral part of every day life. Our boys play, learn and grow with LEGO®.Last week we were introduced to what felt like LEGO® heaven, the Official LEGO® channel on YouTube with over 500 videos, and new videos added daily! Kids {and parents} get to go behind the scenes, watch vintage LEGO® videos, get inspired, entertained and see the newest LEGO® video shorts. … [Read more...]