Fill Your Cup

Raise your hand if you are struggling through bedtime this week?! I love the longer days, but this week has me questioning whether that love is enough…Sloane has been waking up at her normal time, which I thought would mean she would be going to sleep on schedule, boy was I wrong! Bedtime has been a fight involving lots of tears and hysterics. So, after about a week of these stressful nights, this mama needs to recharge.

So often when we think about health we think in terms of nutrition and exercise, but equally, if not more important is our mental and emotional well-being. As moms it is so easy to make this, our mental health, a low priority on the long list of people and things we take care of. However, as the saying goes “you can’t pour from an empty cup”.

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Read It Before You See Ready Player One!

Showcase Cinemas invites you to experience a 3D adventure too big for the real world when Ready Player One opens on March 29!

Enter for your chance to win a copy of the bestselling novel plus four tickets to see the movie at Showcase Cinemas!

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Silly McGilly

Our new favorite St. Patrick’s Day Tradition!

DON’T JUST BE SILLY THIS ST. PATRICK’S DAY, BE SILLY McGILLY! 

“St. Patrick’s Day Fun for your Wee Little One” Silly McGilly is intended for families with young children between the ages of 3 and 9. Because on St. Patrick’s Day everyone is Irish and we are loving this adorable tale.

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Cookies For Dinner by Holly Zarcone

 Meet local author and mom, Holly Zarcone! She has written an adorable children’s book called Cookies For Dinner and we are excited to tell you about it.

 

 Cookies for Dinner is fun to read with a message that every parent can relate to. Our kids are only young once , let’s live in the moment and if cookies for dinner makes everyone smile than cookies it is! I highly recommend having some homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies on hand when reading this book with your family and maybe instead of a bedtime story red it together when the kids come home from school for an inspirational dinner idea.

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“What Kind of Friend are You? Take the Colorblind Quiz!”

Author Leah Harper Bowron and her book, Colorblind: A Novel, tells the story of Lisa, a 6th grade girl who dealt with bullies and racism in the 1960s.

She has developed a new online quiz (because who doesn’t love online quizzes?) for middle schoolers up to adults: “What Kind of Friend are You? Take the Colorblind Quiz!” Great opportunity for discussion between parents and kids.

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Christmas Carol & the Defenders of Claus

An action-packed Christmas story for young readers ages 8+ !

Boys and girls will enjoy this story about a girl named Carol who ends up having the power to help Santa Claus. Why would Santa need help? You will have to read to find out…

(Since it is Christmas, our friends at Sky Pony Express have provided a GIVEAWAY opportunity for one lucky follower to win a copy of the book below!)

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A WONDER-ful Giveaway thanks to Showcase

Auggie Pullman is coming to Showcase Cinemas, and we’re giving you the chance to win a copy of his story plus tickets to see the movie!

 

Enter now for your chance to win a copy of the bestseller Wonder, plus a family 4-pack of tickets to see the movie when it opens on November 17!

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