“Pets in the Classroom” grant opportunities for teachers from Pet Supplies Plus

pets in the classroom

I came across this opportunity for teachers and principals and thought it was too cute not to share. I love animals and they can play such an important role in kids’ lives, particularly when it comes to learning. I have previously been involved with PAWS for People and helped them pilot a program for parents […]

{starts tomorrow} A Whole Lott More~movie about employment and people with disabilities

An inspiring look at employment and people with disabilities.

I was sent this information to pass along and I thought I’d share. It looks interesting and claims to be inspiring…and lately I’ve been needing some inspiration. I plan to watch streaming online after it airs, since I don’t have any of the channels that they mention. I also got to interview the director, here […]

Free codes for Leap Pad apps!

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Hi there and welcome to a very popular blog post–free codes for Leap Pads! Everyone loves free Leap apps and we love our Leap Pad and Leap Pad 2. The free Leap Pad app codes are below, but just wanted to let you know a few things. In addition to the codes for the free […]

ways to teach patriotism to your kids

I love sharing with my kids why I think America is great! Here are 10 ideas any family can do to get your kids feeling patriotic....beyond the July 4 holiday!

Patriot. It’s a word that gets tossed around a lot lately. And misused a lot, in my opinion. Yes, here in America you can publicly disagree with your leaders and your government. But, the mere act of doing so does not make you a patriot, in my opinion. That’s almost like saying just because I […]