An Open Letter to Seattle Public Schools

Even my five year old daughter knows what a fair contract is. #SPSstrike #4myteacher

It’s time to do the right thing. It’s time to negotiate a fair contract settlement with Seattle teachers and support professionals.

Back to School? Get Homework Help Desk!

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This is a sponsored post about Homework Help Desk. When I was in school, if I wanted homework help I had to stay after school or hire a tutor. It wasn’t always practical and sometimes it could be really time consuming just to get a simple answer. Times have certainly changed with school curriculums, expectations […]

Ziploc® brand Makes It Easy to Pack Lunches

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In just under a month, Sebby and Quincy head back to school. For the past two years, I’ve packed Sebby’s lunch for him instead of him buying a lunch at school. Now that Quincy is going to be in kindergarten, I’m developing a system for easy to pack lunches.

Make Reading Fun and Get Free Books from Kellogg’s!

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This shop about ways to make reading fun has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Back2SchoolReady #CollectiveBias I can’t believe summer is halfway over and before I know it the kids will be headed back to school with their friends! Quincy will be starting kindergarten and Sebby […]

Back to School Shopping and Awesome Teacher Gifts


I received a gift card from Fruit of the Loom in exchange for writing this blog post. Although this post is sponsored, all opinions are my own. Okay, so I have a confession. This post is really late. I had a serious case of the end of the summer crazies with my kids where nothing […]

Easy M&M Recipes for Back to School with Captain America

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #HeroesEatMMs We’ve been eagerly awaiting Captain America : The Winter Soldier, which was released last week on September 9th. To get everyone excited, we had a little back to school party on Labor Day full of easy […]