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SwimWays Gobble Gobble Guppies

You guys. You see that kid right there? Just a few weeks ago, he didn't want ANYTHING to do with the pool. Like, at all. He didn't want to get in, he didn't want to be splashed, he didn't want to be near it. After throwing in the SwimWays Gobble Gobble Guppies and SquiDivers pool toys, the kid RAN to the pool and got right in. Whoa. I don't know what it was, but it was awesome. He had a ... [ Read More ]

With Home Alarms, Wireless is the Way To Go

This post brought to you by contributing writer Jenna.  Protecting my family is my first priority, just like any other parent out there. Accidents can happen whether I'm home or away, and I can't always be right there to help prevent them. I have talked before about how home security protects both the family and business. I even mentioned that burglars don't always care if you are home or away, ... [ Read More ]

15 Rainy Day Activities For Kids

15 Rainy Day Activities For Kids

  Stormy weather can ruin any summer day, but there's plenty to do even if you are stuck inside! We've seen our share of rainy, dreary days and wondering how we'll entertain the kids without them going crazy. These 15 rainy day activities are a perfect way to keep kids busy and have fun! Tornado in a Bottle from In Lieu of Preschool Splatter Painting from Mom to 2 Posh Lil ... [ Read More ]

Preparing Your Child for Standardized Tests

With the adoption of Common Core Standards, standardized tests have become more prevalent in public schools across the country. And while some educators are working to change this, standardized testing as a broad practice is here to stay. This means that students in all grade levels need to be better prepared for these tests, and the challenges that go along with them. As a parent, there are ... [ Read More ]

Back to School Tech Giveaway – $500 Visa Gift Card and an HP 14″ Chromebook PC

BTS Giveaway

Welcome to the Back To School Tech Sweepstakes! At Mom Powered Media, we believe in higher education and want to help our network readers get there. To help you do just that, we are giving one lucky reader a $500 Visa Gift Card and HP 14? Chromebook PC. There will also be 20 second place winners to take home Back To School Prize Packages. So what are you waiting for? Let's get BTS ready, ... [ Read More ]

Should You Medicate Your Child?

This post brought to you from contributing writer Jenna. As the spotlight has turned to childhood behavioral issues, so has it turned to the controversial subject of prescription medication. Like any controversial issue, there are people on the extremes, such as: ·  Those who believe that ADHD and other childhood behavioral disorders are over-diagnosed, in an attempt to turn our kids into ... [ Read More ]

Blueberry Banana Nutella Smoothie

Blueberry Banana Smoothie Recipe

Smoothies like this Blueberry Banana Nutella Smoothie, are a great way to start your day with a cool, refreshing drink. You can also whip up this recipe in the afternoon, for a fun treat to cool-down with. Enoy this smoothie year-round by buying blueberries in bulk and freezing them! You can do the same with bananas - just peel, slice, freeze on a cookie sheet in a single layer and once frozen put ... [ Read More ]