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Book Nook - Swamped

Motherhood Moments

Two wildly different teens are flung together amid dire circumstances in the fast-paced action-adventure story Swamped! from veteran journalist and bestselling author Ken Wells, and his writer and comedian niece Hillary Wells. Swamped! readers are first introduced to Jack Cane Landry — Louisiana homeboy and self-professed swamp rat — who, having snagged a job for a high-end swamp tour company, wants to ditch school and become a fulltime guide.

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How to Coupon at ShopRite: A Comprehensive Guide to Saving $$

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Your Comprehensive Guide to Couponing at Shoprite This is your guide on how to coupon at Shoprite Stores. By studying the tips, you will find additional savings on your next Shoprite shopping trip. It does not matter whether you are a newbie or an experienced couponer. Everyone will find new ideas and tips to save $$ on their grocery shopping. Before you do anything else, sign up for the Shoprite Price Plus Card.

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Movie Minute - The Land of Ahimsa

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The Land of Ahimsa is a feature length documentary streaming for free on UnchainedTV. The film follows Dolly Vyas-Ahuja on her journey to save her ancestral land. She is the granddaughter of Chhaganlal Joshi, a freedom fighter who worked with Mahatma Gandhi in his struggle for independence and social justice. She follows in his footsteps, advocating for a renewal of ahimsa to solve India’s escalating spiritual, health and environmental problems.

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Parenting Pointers: Self-Regulation

Motherhood Moments

For Stuart Shanker, the possibility of a truly just and free society begins with how we see and nurture our children. Shanker is renowned for using cutting-edge neuroscience to help children feel happy and think clearly by better regulating themselves. In his new book, Reframed, Shanker explores self-regulation in wider, social terms. Whereas his two previous books, Calm, Alert, and Learning and Self-Reg , were written for educators and parents, Reframed , the final book in the trilogy, unpacks

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Consumer Critique: Happy Grub Squeezable Pancake Mix

Motherhood Moments

I recently had a chance to try out some Happy Grub–Squeezable Pancake Mix with my family. It was definitely a hit. The pancake mix comes in several flavors - buttermilk, whole wheat, banana, and apple cinnamon. It's super easy to make - add water to the container, shake to mix, and squeeze out on a pan. Because of the bottle, it's a really fun and easy way to make shapes out of pancakes, or to write a message on the pancake (write a letter, let cook briefly, then add more on top).

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Book Nook: Storypod

Motherhood Moments

Storypod is on a mission to help screen-conscious parents raise healthy and smart children through the power of audio play. Storypod invites families on a fun, screen-free journey with its smart audio play system for storytelling, learning, and literacy. Encourage a love of reading with the ultimate storytime that kids can control! Storypod offers a subscription based, diverse screen-free audio library featuring tactile learning and read-along stories for the preschool crowd.

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Book Nook: Only and Ever This

Motherhood Moments

Beautifully written, Only and Ever This by J.A. Tyler blends magical realism with the honest emotions and dynamics of a grieving family. A mother clings to her twin sons, desperate to keep them from becoming their father, a pirate forever sailing away. In this rain-soaked township, she will attempt to mummify her sons, piece by piece, to stop them from growing up, a hope founded in magic and immortality.

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Website Spotlight - Treppie

Motherhood Moments

Enterprising young girls don’t want to wait until adulthood to start their own businesses. That’s where Treppie comes in. Treppie is an online e-commerce storefront platform where talented girls, ages 9 up through teen years can list and sell their products in a safe, anonymous, and fully mentored environment. Think Etsy, but especially built and created to support the unique needs of younger female entrepreneurs.

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Time Tidbits: Take Control of Your Time and Money as a Busy Parent

Motherhood Moments

Being a busy parent can be exhausting and requires a great deal of finessing. Incorporating sound financial strategies and effective time management can help you make the most of your limited resources, leading to less stress and an overall sense of well-being. With self-discipline and dedication, you can enjoy a financially secure life while still carving out time to spend with your family.

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Money Matters - How to Build Healthy Financial Habits and Prevent Future Debt

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Source : freepik.com Managing finances can be an incredibly stressful and overwhelming endeavor. Financial mistakes can lead to insolvency, which can have long-term consequences that can impact our future. Fortunately, there are several practical things you can do as early as now to help secure a brighter tomorrow for you and your loved ones. In this blog post, we'll share some of the top financial habits that can help you improve your financial mindset and reduce your chances of falling head ov

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Music Minute - American Pops Orchestra Tour and Livestream

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Luke Frazier , founder and conductor of the American Pops Orchestra will lead the orchestra on its 2023 Spring Children’s Tour. This FREE 45 minute interactive live-stream will have it all, singing, dancing, and musical participation opportunities for grades K-5! Children all across the country can join in the fun and find a shared experience through the arts!

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Healthy Habits - Important Reasons to See a Dentist

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A recent study shows that nearly two-thirds (87%) of those under-35 have been made to feel self-conscious about their smile , a huge factor in mental health and self-confidence! Nationally Renowned Cosmetic Dentist and Co-Founder of Hales Parker Dentistry, Dr. Tyler Hales is making it his mission to create a positive, lasting smile and impact on the lives of patients.

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Movie Minute: Anxious Nation

Motherhood Moments

Anxious Nation, a new documentary that takes a deep look into the crisis of anxiety and mental health in America, especially its crippling impact on kids and families, will host a worldwide, premiere livestream event on May 3, 2023. The riveting and introspective feature documentary is directed by Academy Award© winner Vanessa Roth (Freeheld), and co-directed, written and produced by 21-time New York Times Bestselling Author and first-time filmmaker, Laura Morton.

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Money Matters - Cryptocurrency Risk Management: A Guide for Family Wealth Managers.

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The recent failures in the cryptocurrency space (think FTX and 3AC) have left many investors uneasy about allocating funds to crypto and other digital assets. Joshua Peck, founder of TrueCode Capital and author of the new book Cryptocurrency Risk Management: A Guide for Family Wealth Managers, says investing now may be the smart move. In the book, Peck offers his thoughts on the pros, cons and takeaways of investing in crypto.

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World Wisdom: Tiny Revival Clothing

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Tiny Revival Clothing Co. Pajamas Available on Amazon Tiny Revival Blankets Available on Amazon Bringing beautiful, sustainable pajamas to you, Tiny Revival elevates your child’s wardrobe with custom designs and eco-friendly fabrics. Fight to end human trafficking, with high-quality garments that you can be confident using materials that are safe for kids and the environment, and sewn using ethical and fair means here in the USA.

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Book Nook - New 2023 Zonderkidz Releases

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The Smallest Spot of a Dot: The Little Ways We're Different, The Big Ways We're the Same In The Smallest Spot of a Dot: The Little Ways We’re Different, The Big Ways We’re the Same, Linsey Davis, bestselling children’s author, Emmy-winning correspondent, and host for ABC News, together with co-author Michael Tyler, encourages children to find their own unique dot with sweet, rhyming prose.

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Movie Minute: A Bag of Marbles

Motherhood Moments

Paris, 1941: Joseph and Maurice are the sons of Roman, the local barber. At ages 10 and 12, they have so little understanding of the persecution of Jews that after the Nazis invade, Joseph thinks nothing of swapping his yellow star for a bag of marbles. His parents, however, realize that escape may be their only chance of survival, so they send the boys on their own into the “free zone” of Vichy France.

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Book Nook: The Good Slope

Motherhood Moments

“The Good Slope (Apprentice House, 5/2/23)” is a new collection of essays by writer and journalist Elizabeth Rau that details her unexpected plunge into motherhood in middle age, her Midwest upbringing, and her years spent writing for The Providence Journal. With a reporter’s eye for detail, Rau roots out the extraordinary in the everyday moments we take for granted.

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World Wisdom: KeaBabies Pillow

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The soft and breathable My Little Dreamy Pillow: Toddler Pillows is suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin. Available in adorable patterns, rest easy knowing your toddler is comfortable, and sleeping soundly with their dreamy pillow. Offering organic, earth-conscious products at a reasonable price, KeaBabies can help you make parenting look easy!

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Smart Safety - Safety Beyond the Numbers: A Path to Principled Leadership

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Workplace safety statistics have essentially flatlined for the past 25 years, even in the midst of remarkable advancements in technology, say safety experts Ken Chapman and Tony Orlowski. What will it take to push industry safety past the plateau? “It’s quite common for organizations to place a great deal of focus on technology and compliance — what I refer to as systems that are aimed at ‘watch, catch and punish,’” Chapman said in a recent interview.

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Book Nook: We All Belong Movement

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Sara Momtaz created and wrote The Amazing Adventures of MouMou and Friends Book Series which is inspired by her 3 year old daughter Amani who has Down syndrome. The concept and stories are not intended to focus on ‘disabilities’ but to highlight that we all have more in common that connects us than differentiates us. It is all based on her WAB®️ (We All Belong) principles, which is the message and culture she's hoping to spread around the world.

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Book Nook - The Road to Splitsville: How to Navigate the Road to Divorce without Making Yourself Crazy, Your Children Miserable, or Your Lawyer Wealthy … and Then Discover Your Path to Happiness

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Attorney Jeffrey Stephens and psychologist Ronald Raymond have helped guide their fair share of families through the legal and emotional aspects of divorce across their combined nine decades of practice. They recently collaborated on a new book, The Road to Splitsville: How to Navigate the Road to Divorce without Making Yourself Crazy, Your Children Miserable, or Your Lawyer Wealthy … and Then Discover Your Path to Happiness.

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Mealtime Magic: Suvie Robotic Cooker

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A robotic cooker, like Suvie™ , can add a new way of cooking to your kitchen. Suvie, the revolutionary WiFi-enabled, cool-to-cook countertop appliance that makes eating at home fast and easy and with restaurant-quality results! Suvie takes proteins, fresh vegetables, starches, and delicious sauces — and automatically cooks them into perfectly cooked, customized gourmet meals while you spend more time with your special someone.

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Music Minute - Stephanie Leavell: Made to Bloom

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Made To Bloom , the second album for kids and families from 2021 International Songwriting Competition finalist and music therapist Stephanie Leavell , is out today, March 3, 2023. Stephanie’s captivating, playful songs use tried-and-true concepts based on her training and experience as a music therapist to help kids understand that they are just right, exactly as they are.

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Consumer Critique: Mighty Yum

Motherhood Moments

I recently had a chance to try out some products from Mighty Yum. The first we little plant-based lunch kits. They were better than I expected! I haven't always been impressed with plant-based meat or cheese substitute, but stacked up with the provided crackers, they worked well. The pizza kit was pretty good too. I'm not a huge fan of over-packaged snacks, but for families that do need a convenient on-the-go mealtime option, these can serve nicely (especially if kits are jealous of the little l

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Book Nook - Rohan and Nyra and Big Sister’s Bet

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Rohan and Nyra and Big Sister’s Bet is a rhyming book that helps young children understand the consequences of gambling with money in a lighthearted way. Rohan can’t wait for his big sister Nyra to come home, but when she does, she has a surprise in store for him. What starts off as a fun game of playing catch soon turns into a powerful, loving lesson on gambling and greed that Rohan will never forget.

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Mealtime Magic: Foods to Eat for a Healthy Gut

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An unhealthy gut can contribute to several health problems, includ ing diabetes, high blo od pressure, and even anxiety. Adding gut-healthy foods into your diet can be a great way to combat a wide range of health problems. However, are you confused about which foods to eat to improve your gut health? Well, health e xperts at superfood supplement store Hum an Tonik h ave reveal ed five fo ods that c an contrib ute to a h ealthier g ut, as well as the signs and symptoms to look out for to spot an

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Soul Sustenance - March 2023 Titles from Worthy

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You Don’t Have to Carry It All by Paula Faris Through personal stories and interviews with working women, men, leaders, and experts across the country, award-winning journalist and mom-of-three Paula Faris offers a declaration of hope to all working moms. Anything Is Possible by Joby Martin (on sale March 21) From pastor Joby Martin comes an accessible and insightful look at nine miracles of Jesus and what they teach us about the miraculous power available to every believer.

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Soul Sustenance - The Blessed Pomegranates: A Ramadan Story About Giving

Motherhood Moments

Adam and Alyha can't help wondering: what is the real meaning of Ramadan? Fortunately, wise Grandma Essi knows just what to do. With ruby pomegranates picked from Grandma Essi's magnificent tree, the two grandchildren set off to visit their friends and neighbors, share their blessings, and discover, as Grandma Essi no doubt intended all along, to feel the spirit of the holiest month of the year.

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Music Minute - Billy Bob's Texas March-May Lineup

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The iconic legacy of Billy Bob’s Texas lives far beyond the horizons of the golden Texas sunset, having embraced over 17 million country music fans from all over the globe. Celebrated as “the world's largest honky tonk” and voted “Country Music Club of the Year” 12 times by the Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association , it's no shock that music legends to street buskers alike hope to grace the Billy Bob’s stage during their career.

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Mealtime Magic - Once Upon a Rind in Hollywood: 50 Movie-Themed Cheese Platters and Snack Boards for Film Fanatics

Motherhood Moments

After almost two decades in corporate fashion, Rachel Riederman was inspired to change careers and follow her passion for all things food and entertaining. As a home cook, Riederman uses seasonal ingredients to craft easy, accessible recipes. She’s a travel enthusiast (Morocco is next on her list of countries to visit) and always first in line to try the newest restaurants in NYC.

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Healthy Habits - Types of Noises That Can Help You Sleep

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You may have heard of white noise before, or if you use TikTok you may have seen users sharing their sleep hacks with brown, green or even blue noise. These sounds can benefit your sleep by blocking out bothersome noises and relax the mind with its constant, static-like tones. However, white noise isn’t the only sonic hue—pink, blue, grey, and brown all affect listeners in different ways , and there is increasing evidence to support the sleep-inducing qualities of these sounds.

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Amazing Art - Free Self-Guided Art Museum Tours

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In time for Spring Break 2023, artist and author Robyn Jamison is introducing a free online tool that takes visitors on innovative tours that can be applied at any of the 1,300-plus art museums in the U.S. “ The Magic of Modern Art on the Go takes museum guests on a journey that turns each visit into a joyful, enriching experience, ” Jamison said. But why is this a good idea for spring breakers?

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Parenting Pointers: SEL Webinar 3/11

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Emotional Intelligence in Action - Webinar by Young People, for Young People Date: March 11, 2023 Time: Noon Pacific / 3 pm Eastern Register Join EQuip Our Kids! in celebrating the 4th Annual Social Emotional Learning or SEL Day. This year’s celebrations include “Emotional Intelligence in Action,” a youth-produced webinar for middle school, high school, and community college students.

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Music Minute - LASSO Montréal

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The inaugural LASSO Montréal festival, presented by Bell in collaboration with Coors Original was such a massive success last summer for fans and artists alike, that there was no question we’d be doing it again! The LASSO experience was pure country gold - a chance to celebrate the power of live music surrounded by friends, family, and fellow fans at Parc Jean-Drapeau, one of the most picturesque festival sites in North America.

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Book Nook: Mr. Sloth Crosses the Road

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Published on 3 rd February 2023, Mr Sloth Crosses the Road is a simple tale that will capture children’s imagination. The author skilfully weaves a tale that not only helps children to build their own resilience, but also highlights the importance of celebrating our uniqueness and how to thrive, regardless of situations and events. An exciting new voice in children’s literature, Lydia Ola Taiwo isn’t one to rest on her storytelling laurels.

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Book Nook - The Emotionally Intelligent Child

Motherhood Moments

As the day-to-day effects of the pandemic ease, our children have been left with having to play catch up, learning the social tools and skills that parents of young children took for granted just 3 short years ago. To help them, parents need a new toolbox to foster their child’s emotional intelligence—an essential character trait for children to succeed in our fast-paced, social society.

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