Hairy ‘N Scary – Halloween Dangers for Dogs

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During the week of Halloween, especially the weekend of Halloween, calls to the veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline increase by 12 percent, making it the call center’s busiest time of year. We have all heard stories of the dogs eating children's left out Halloween candy, unfortunately some candy can be poisonous to dogs. Candy wrappers and wreak havoc on their tummies as will overindulgence and raisins. In large … [Read more...]

The #Advantage of early learning – help children #FindtheWords

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As the school year begins, too many children are already falling behind. I am 1 of 30 bloggers helping #FindtheWords with Save the Children to raise awareness of the need for early childhood education for all kids. I am participating in this social media campaign to highlight 30 words in 30 days -- to symbolize the 30 million fewer words that children from low-income homes hear by age 3. Save the Children provides kids … [Read more...]

WINTER’S TALE “Valentine’s Day 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. This Valentine’s Day don’t miss Akiva Goldsman’s story of miracles, crossed destinies, and the age-old battle between good and evil WINTER’S TALE! Coming to theaters, … [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...]

$750 Homeschool Curriculum Funds Giveaway

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The 1st Annual "Last Minute Homeschool Curriculum Funds" Giveaway Welcome friends! We are excited to bring you a giveaway designed to bless homeschooling families with "last minute funds" to use to purchase curriculum in their homeschool. This year is the very first year and we have three amazing prizes! We are giving away $750 in cash prizes to the homeschool community THREE winners will each receive a $250 cash … [Read more...]

Road Trip Tips & Packed London Fog Travel Bag Giveaway

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Road trips always make me a little antsy, I tend to worry about all of the what-ifs. What if we get a flat, what if we get stuck on the road, do we have enough snacks, do I have what I need if someone gets sick... yada, yada, yada. So that I wont worry myself and Troy sick, I keep an emergency bag full of "Boy Mom Essentials", including a change of clothes for at least two boys. Thankfully, State Farm has compiled some … [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...]

Kings Hawaiian Bringing Family Together

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Anything that can bring a large family together is surely a good thing. I recently had the opportunity to visit the beautiful state of Colorado for a family reunion. I enjoyed an incredibly fun and memorable weekend with cousins and extended family that I had not seen in almost 20 years. As Latinos, there are two things that not only bring us together but play an essential role in our gatherings... food and music!Music is … [Read more...]

“Latin Moves” Twitter Party with #Net10Latino

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Growing up in a Hispanic family means three things to me culture, food and music! Every gathering, holiday or family memory always ties to the Latin music that keeps us grounded to our Latin roots and our culture. As a proud sponsor of the Billboard en Concierto series in Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami and New York, Net10 Wireless is celebrating Latin culture and music. The annual Billboard en Concierto concert series, … [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...]