This lovely poem is from the Slimy Bookworm blog about time and children as they grow.
This vibrant orange book is the size of a small notepad but it consists of 50 one page tips for managers, broken into three sections: managing yourself, managing your team, and managing your business. My Dad Friend Josh gave me my copy and I think he’s the brains behind this little-just-begging-to-be-a-stocking-stuffer fun, little book.
ReadInASingleSitting has a great list of Young Adult Novels in Verse and she was kind enough to let me repost it. Here is the link for the full post. Here is the beginning of the post plus her list of books. Please see her full post for the blurbs on the books (had trouble cutting and pasting it all).
Don’t miss The Hunger Games movie trailer, but try to read the book first before you see the movie. You have time … it’s coming out March 23, 2012. The trilogy is recommended for ages 10 and up.
With autism affecting one in 110 children, more and more families are facing the question of what presents to buy and what holiday activities to plan for children with autism, who are often sensitive to over stimulation. MyAutismTeam, the recently launched social network for parents of children with autism, asked their nearly 14,000 parent members for their recommendations.
Soccer without Borders is an organization that Senior Boston College soccer player, Julia Bouchelle, has introduced to our family. Julia’s sister, Zoey Bouchelle, is an All-American soccer player at Penn State and spent an eight month internship helping girls through Soccer Without Borders video (attached).
It’s so easy to donate a book to a needy child through First Book. Every $2.50 donated puts a book into the hands of a child in need! And this is an amount that a child can come up with if you are thinking of ways you and your child can make a meaningful donation.
This great list of the best iPad apps for college applicants. It can help with the process for including searching for a college, taking the SAT or ACT, and applying for financial aid is now at your fingertips. Thank you to BestCollegesOnline.com for finding the best apps for college!
I am a big fan of the Avery label 5164, 3 1/3 inches by 4 inches, or six to a page. Yes, it sounds weird to be a fan of a mailing label but these are exceptionally useful for:
Labels to stick on personalized gifts
Birthday party invitations; just stick to pretty card (from Paper Source)
Return address labels for packages