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Kristina Cappetta

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Resetting the Afternoon with Snapple® Takes 2 to Mango™ Tea #Takes2ToMangoTea #Walmart

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Snapple®. The opinions and text are all mine.It’s 3 p.m. The kids are home from school. My work-at-home time is officially over (at least for now). Although my day as I know it started at 5:30 a.m., it re-starts at 3p.m. every Monday through Friday. It’s now time...

National Geographic Family Field Guide and Guinness World Record Fun

For me, winter is my most challenging parenting season. We live in the Northeast, so bone-chilling, frigid winters are our reality. Another part of our reality is spending a lot of time indoors…and I mean a lot. Sure, we go out and build the occasional snowman and make a few snow angels, but the majority of time is spent...

5 Affordable Family Winter Getaways

If you want to trade in your snow shovel for a bottle of sunscreen but are afraid you can’t afford it, think again. There are plenty of affordable family winter getaways. They’re just one boarding pass away from becoming a reality for you and your family.Check them out!Puerto RicoWhile some other beach vacations are expensive this time of...

Teaching Kids About Gender

Today teaching kids about gender goes much further than the traditional “blue is for boys” and “pink is for girls” that we all grew up with and were told to accept. Things have now evolved and teaching children about gender means there is no longer “blue is for boys” and “pink is for girls”. It also means teaching little...

Get Your Kids into Reading with National Geographic Books

We all know the importance of reading to our children and the importance of having them read frequently to themselves. In fact, the National Education Association reports that students who do more reading at home are not only better readers, but also have higher math scores. Research also shows that the more types of reading materials that are available...

Capella FlexPath Program: Putting Mothers in the Driver’s Seat

This is a sponsored post by and crafted with Capella University; however, all opinions are my own.When you become a mother, your wants and needs tend to take a backseat so that you can put your children first. While that’s perfectly natural, there also comes a time when you’re ready to take a closer look at what you want...

Help VISINE® Get Screens into the Hands of Teachers #ScreenOn

I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour on behalf of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., the makers of VISINE®. I received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. However, all opinions are my own.Fall is here. The kids are back at school and fall sports have started. It’s the season...

Capella Flexpath Program

*This is a sponsored post by and crafted with Capella University; however, all opinions are my own.As a mother, we always seem to put our own needs last. We tend to put our children first, leaving us in the backseat. But, there comes a time when you need to ride shotgun again. You need to start to consider what...

National Geographic Weird But True! New TV Show

As parents we are always looking for TV shows for our kids to watch that are educational. But, sometimes that can be a little challenging. We also all know kids love to ask questions…like the same question, 10 times over!  It’s so great when you can see your child’s mind moving and the wheels turning as they explore new...

Honey Bunches of Oats: This. Is. Everything. Enter to Win $10,000

*This is a sponsored post by Honey Bunches of Oats. All opinions are my own.When you wake up in the morning and think about the day ahead, a lot of things probably come to mind. What you’ll have to do at work, what errands are on the list, what activities you have to take the kids to, what’s for...

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