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How to help your child with math.

Learning can be fun with a few free resources. All you really need is a willingness to think outside the box. Becoming a parent has encouraged me to seek answers to homework questions in an effort to help the kids.  Sometimes, I get stuck and I am unable to guide them with their homework assignments. When this happens I "GOOGLE" it! I would call myself the master of googling educational topics. Okay, maybe not a master. I do however have MAD skills in research. In this post, I will share a few of my go to Educational online resources that will help with understanding math.  Disclaimer: Not a sponsored post. All opinions and ideas are all my own.  A few years ago I began a journey. It began with one thought. "How can I help my children become life-learners?" This began a series of events. I began turning to blogs, forums, groups and libraries. What I found out was that there is an enormous amount of material because education is changing rapidly. Just take

San Diego, California is hosting the WOW Summit.

San Diego here we come...this fall we are attending the #WOWSummit a place for parents to learn about healthy choices and a better way of living. The event will host several guest speakers to discuss healthy food choices and workshops on GIY (Green-it-Yourself). This is an incredible opportunity to talk to experts and other parents. We invite you to come out with us this October 23-24th, 2015. (Disclaimer: Sponsored post. We have been invited to attend as guests.)  Take a glimpse at the topics  that will be discussed this coming October: Lunch Lessons: Changing the way we feed our children The Mom’s Guide to Present Moment Awareness: Unlocking your untapped loving power Motherhood: We’re all in this together The New Puberty: What is To Blame? Real Solutions for Real Problems: How one nutrient can change your family forever Rid, Restock, and Reorganize: Simple ways to detox your home G.I.Y. (Green-It-Yourself): Practical tips for greening up your home, diet, and lifestyle

Guardian Bicycle Company with SURESTOP Technology.

Let me introduce you to new technology and the future of bike riding..... Located in Irvine, California,  there is a new company who is making safer products for children,  Guardian Bicycle Company.  They have partnered up with  Surestop technology  to design a stylish and safer bicycle for kids.  What does this mean?   Children will no longer come to a sudden stop and fly over the handle bars becoming injured as well as ensuring right sizing for all ages. Surestop will help reduce potential injuries in a child and make it safer to ride.    Disclaimer:  This is a sponsored post, our family was provided a meal by a Food Network's "Chopped" culinary chef and the opportunity to be the first to ride these amazing bikes.  All content and opinions within remain our own.  We did not receive any financial compensation for this posting. Guardian Bicycle Co. has built a beautiful product designed for children ages 6 yrs. through 12 yrs.  The bikes will come in fun br

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Don Roberto Jewelers.

Hispanic Heritage month can be traced back to 1968, celebrations begin on September 15th, the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua. Chile and Belize also celebrate their independence days during this period.  The celebration lasts all month long between September 15th through October 15th.  Latinos all around the world will host parties, giving gifts to mark this occasion.  For my family, we give gold or silver items to mark the day special.  We discuss the meaning behind the "GRITO de Dolores".  This year, Field Trip Mom is helping you save money for your celebration.  Continue reading to receive a discount code on your next online purchase and enter for a chance to win our giveaway.  Disclaimer:  The opinions in this article are my own.  I do not work for, or with, any brand mentioned in this article, nor do I have any official relationship with them.  I have a relationship with G

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Peanuts: Emmy Honored Collection Giveaway!

Charlie Brown, Snoopy along with all of the Peanuts gang have a new Emmy Honored Collection coming this September 15th, 2015.  The Peanuts gang is part of American history that began in the 1950's with Snoopy and Charlie Brown. Take a field trip to another time and place and find out why Charlie Brown has made kids fall in love with all of the characters. (List of Characters. See below.) We are excited to partner with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment to offer a chance to enter to win a Two-Disc Collection Featuring Over Four Hours of Peanuts Specials. Continue reading and enter your name in the drawing. A random name will be selected from all the entries. Must be 18 years or older to participate.  The Peanuts: Emmy® Honored Collection includes 11 animated television specials on two discs.  All of the  specials featured in this release were recognized with either an Emmy® Award win or  nomination.  These specials have been remastered for gorgeous picture and sound quality.  

TED Talks that will inspire you!

This year I want to encourage you to be a champion for children. I am sharing some TED Talks that will inspire you.  "Every Child deserves a champion - an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be. " Rita Pierson Click on the video below to get inspired.  Be a storyteller as well as an involved parent. The magic begins at home. Engage, involve and inspire your child to love learning. Parents are a child's first teacher. Click on the link below to hear a great TED Talk on education: " The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child's home. "  William Temple Read more about education around the world.  Teacher in South Korea earns $4 Million dollars.