Love Dogs? You’ll LOVE Molly.

Do you love dogs as much as we do? If you are anything like us, you love your 4 legged friend more than pretty much anything. As well, you hate misinformation being spread! So many lies about pitbulls, who are as gentle a dog as you can find. Good with adults, kids, cats, other dogs of all sizes- it’s not about the breed, it’s about how they are trained. If you abuse a dog and train it to bite, that’s what happens. Blame the trash humans, not the abused animal. But Pit Bulls actually have a much lower bite rate then many other dogs, like Chihuahuas or Jack Russel Terriers, as well as a more gentle demeanor. Just like your kindergarten teacher said- don’t judge a book by it’s cover. And don’t believe everything you read- the media did the same thing to the German Shepherds, to the Rottweilers, and on and on. Just can’t blame the actual problem- humans doing awful things. Give these beauties a 2nd chance- they are by and large lovers, not fighters.

Molly A Love Story

Molly: A Love Story

by Dana Brackob is a true story about a cute little Pit Bull, lost and alone in the world until one day she was rescued and given a home. Molly’s story teaches children about the unconditional love that a dog can bring into the lives of a family. As a cancer survivor, Molly overcame adversity, and her story shows that despite every hardship, true love is everlasting. Children and dog lovers of all ages will be touched by Molly’s story and that of her adopted brother Logan, a Siberian Husky who became her best friend.  See more here: histriabooks.com/product/molly-a-love-story

A portion of the sale of each copy of Molly will go to support animal shelters in the Las Vegas area.
Dana Brackob lives and works in Las Vegas. She was Molly’s real-life mom and wanted to share her story. Pit Bulls are often maligned, but Molly proved that they are one of the most loving types of dogs. The illustrator, Evgeniya Kozhevnikova, is a talented Russian artist living in Tomsk, Siberia.

Sparkup Reader–Outstanding Toy for Kids

Disclosure: The SparkUp Reader mentioned below were provided for me in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am disclosing this in accordance to FTC Guidelines. Please see “Disclose” tab for more information.
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I absolutely love reading to my children. Occasionally I am gone at bedtime or have to be out of town. I always want to still be able to read with my children as they are going to bed. I know that it isn’t always possible, but it would be great if it was. SparkUp Reader has made it possible to read a variety of books to your child at anytime.

About SparkUp Reader:

Sparkup is a privately-held company based in Israel. It is managed by young parents who understand first-hand the challenges facing children’s reading and playtime experiences in a digital era. The investors and management team are passionate abou enhancing the lives of children and their families.

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The SparkUp Magical Book Reader is a revolutionary devices that clips directly on to any picture book and reads it aloud in your voice. You can record the book yourself, in any language, and add your own personal touches, or download professionally recorded stories, complete with sound effects, directly from the Sparkup website. While recording, Sparkup’s tiny camera takes a picture of the book’s front cover and each page. later on, when a child connects Sparkup to the book, Sparkup immediately recognizes its front cover. Sparkup follows the child’s place and reads aloud as he or she turns the pages – even out of order.

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Put me In The Story Children’s Book Giveaway

Disclosure: The childrens’ books from Put Me In The Book mentioned below were provided for me in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am disclosing this in accordance to FTC Guidelines. Please see “Disclose” tab for more information.
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Books are such an important part of the lives of children. My girls absolutely love to read books, and I was excited for them to receive their personalized Put Me In The Story.

About Put Me In The Story:

Put Me in The Story is an innovative new personalized children’s book platform that creates highly personalized editions of nationally bestselling children’s books. Far beyond any reading experience, Put Me in the Story will transform and enhance story time by making your child the star of treasured children’s stories.

Put Me In The Story personalized books feature your child’s name throughout each bestselling story – a captivating and magical experience for any child. A personalized dedication page allows parents to easily personalize each book with their own photo.

The intended age range for the books varies. Generally, the personalized picture books make great gifts for children ages 3 and up. You can find the specific age for each book below the cover on its book detail page in the personalized books section.

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About If I Could Keep You Little..:

You can now turn a favorite picture book, If I Could Keep You Little…, into a personalized hardcover memento for your child to hold close to their heart forever! This book can be personalized with you and your child as the main stars of the story, along with your very own dedication page with a message and photo.
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Kitchen Club Kids- Rainbow Salad

Disclosure: The End of the Rainbow Fruit Salad Book from Kitchen Club Kids was provided for me in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am disclosing this in accordance to FTC Guidelines. Please see “Disclose” tab for more information.
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One of my favorite things to do with my girls is to cook. They love to spend time in the kitchen with me just as much as I love to have them in there with me. The Kitchen Club Kids is the perfect addition to our days in the Kitchen together.

About Kitchen Club Kids:

Kitchen Club Kids promotes healthy eating habits, fundamental learning opportunities and recipe building. Not to mention the books are very fun to read.

Each story introduces a real recipe that can be prepared in the kitchen by cooks of any level. SO, whether you’re reading with your child before mealtime or before bedtime, Kitchen Club Kids turns story time into a culinary, learning adventure.

Kitchen Club Kids cooking adventure books are also a great gift for expecting moms and foodie friends with young kids. The colorful illustrations and layered learning opportunities on each page will keep your child’s interest from beginning to end.

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WIN How to Say Hello and Goodbye Books

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We love to read in this family. I can’t even tell you how many books we read each day. We are always looking for new fun books to add to our collection. I must admit to you that I have been very impressed with How Hippo Says Hello and How Gator Says Good-Bye.

About “How Hippo Says Hello”:

Friendly Hippo takes a trip around the world to seven different countries, and everywhere he goes, her cheerily greets people in their native language.

You child will have a lot of fun trying out these simple foreign words.

About “How Gator Says Good-Bye”: 

How many ways can Gator say “good-bye”? Find out, as he travels from China, Japan, and India, to Egypt, Russia, and France, and finally to Argentina and back home again to San Francisco. It’s hard to leave friends, but learning how to bid someone farewell in seven different languages is easy.

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Brilliant Sky Toys And Books

This post is sponsored by Brilliant Sky Toys & Books. I was sent a toy to review as compensation, however, all opinions expressed are 100% my own.

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With the busy holiday season on it’s way, Brilliant Sky Toys & Books might be the answer to your gift giving.  Brilliant Sky Toys & Books is a toy store with 15 locations that not only sells top of the line toys, books and games to delight youngsters, but also offers a concierge-type service that allows gift-givers the opportunity to buy a toy and have it gift wrapped for free.

You will know you are getting a great toy that will not only be fun to play with, but can enhance learning as well, because each toy is hand-picked by staff utilizing the exceptional standards of Brilliant Sky Toys & Books. Brilliant Sky Toys & Books features toys from Lego and Melissa & Doug as well as other top manufactures.
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