Bloggers Wanted: Second Annual Celebrating Womanhood Blogging Event



Hosted by Living, Learning, and Loving Life, Cabin Goddess, and Tea with Dee.


Yes, we’re taking over the internet again to spread positive messages about women. Last year, a few of us got fed up with all the negativity aimed at women and decided that for one day, we wanted to flood the blogosphere with something positive. We had so much fun and such a great response that we decided to do it again this year.

For one day, we want to drown out negativity and celebrate the beauty and pride of women.

These days it seems that some people want us to be ashamed of being women. They want us to believe that we’re less: less intelligent, less important, less human. There is so much negativity out there. For one day, we want to flood the internet with positive messages about women.

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TOS Review: Reading Kingdom

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If you’ve been following my reviews this year, you know that one of my favorite features in a learning product is a placement test. Parents can never be sure exactly what our children have learned or retained, especially if you’re, um, eclectic as we are. I love Reading Kingdom because the first thing the student does is take an online evaluation. RK can be used for Preschool through third-grade reading levels, so children with better reading skills may have to sit longer through the evaluation. Bennett was still at the Pre-K level, so it didn’t take long for the program to determine what he did and didn’t know. Continue reading