Scrabble Giveaway!

I love a game that lasts the test of time. Introducing my kids to a game that I played, I find very awesome. The best part of Scrabble is that not only is it a ton of fun to play, it also is great learning for our kids.Did you know that many teachers use Scrabble in the classroom to provide a fun and engaging way to help kids develop spelling, vocabulary, ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

Spc. Jonnie L Stiles 38 years old from Highlands Ranch, Colorado 769th Engineer Battalion, Louisiana Army National Guard November 13, 2008Louisiana National Guard spokesman Maj. Michael Kazmierzak said Spc. Jonnie L. Stiles had been serving as a gunner on a Humvee doing route clearance when and IED detonated near his vehicle in Jalalabad, ...continue reading

Its Snowing!

Can you believe it?  It actually snowed here in Chicago yesterday.  I had to actually put the kids in their winter coats. It's only October, how crazy is that!  Granted, it lasted all of 15 minutes.  However, it made for a very slippery trip to the chiropractor.  To make things even more crazy, we are suppose to have a high of 68 on Thursday.  Then you wonder ...continue reading

Highlights High Five

Often when we are in the doctor's office, we see Highlights.  For many of your who are in my age range, we all pretty much remember Highlights.  It is one of the few magazines that is for children and is educational.  My only issue with Highlights is that it is for old kids, and I have younger ones.  When I found out that Highlights now makes High Five, I was ...continue reading


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