July 4th On this day, two hundred and forty years ago, the first Continental Congress approved the final draft of the Declaration of Independence in a little red brick Philadelphia building. That’s right. According to ConstitutionFacts.com, Congress did not sign
Time – Are We There Yet?
Are We There Yet? What a question. Every parent has experienced this query from time to time. Often, a child will ask this question only minutes from departure, but why? Isn’t time one of the few constants in our world?
Great Reads For You And Mom
Found Some Great Reads I wanted to share some of the must-reads I found as I perused the internet. These books target readers between the ages 10 to 15 years old. If you ever wondered what life may be like
Move It! Move It!
Average Youth Spends Hours and Hours With Their TV According to a University of Michigan study, children ages 6 to 11 spend about 28 hours a week in front of the television. Time Inc. Network online noted in a Nielsen
Military BRAT Month – They Serve Too
Military BRATS – They Serve Too! There are over 2 million children of serving military personnel in the United States. Of these 2 million, nearly 80% of these children attend public schools. Children of military families relocate for family duty
Book Reviews For Life On Base
Some new reviews for Life On Base: Quantico Cave We enjoy finding out what readers think when they read a book. Reviews can never be anticipated as a story has to connect with the reader, where that reader is in
BRAT Month Is Here – April Is BRAT Month
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Kids – Where Are They?
Kids Are Missing Nancy and I have been driving around neighborhoods a lot lately. We just finished remodeling the kitchen, rebuilding the back deck, and adding lots of fresh paint and trim to our house, and now are considering a
Award Winning Life On Base – Tour
Somerset Award Winner – Contemporary Fiction Award Winning “Life on Base: Quantico Cave is a riveting portrayal of the lives of children whose parents serve in the armed forces.” ~ Chanticleer Book Reviews Life On Base: Quantico Cave was recently named
Bullying – The Science And Life
Bullying – Fiction And Reality In Life On Base: Quantico Cave, Stephen is faced with bullying from someone who was once a good friend. They live in a highly regulated environment, a Marine Corps Base in Virginia. Their fathers are Marines,