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Easy Pumpkin Carving

Easy Pumpkin Carving

Time to start thinking Halloween – costumes, carving pumpkins, decorations and the like.  Today, we want to talk Pumpkin Carving!  Here are a few of our favorite resources when it comes to carving that jack-o-lantern. Start out with a Spooktacular Pattern and then pick your pumpkin to optimize the design! Easy Pumpkin Carving 64 MILLION(…)

The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole

The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole

Saturdays here at Mom-Spot is typically reserved as #ScienceSaturday.  Today we thought we would bring you a fun book, The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole. A girl’s friendship with a lonely black hole leads her to face her own sadness in this original, funny, and touching middle grade novel for fans of Crenshaw and Flora(…)

Positive Activities That Help Bring Your Self-Confidence Back

Positive Activities That Help Bring Your Self-Confidence Back

Not too long ago, we talked about what to do when faced with depression. Depression is a problem faced by as many as 19 million Americans. Fortunately, it is a problem that we understand more these days, which means there are more treatments and solutions to consider when you suffer from depression. Keeping yourself busy,(…)

What Happens When Your Virtual-Reality Game Becomes Real?

What Happens When Your Virtual-Reality Game Becomes Real?

Looking for a book your middle-school gamer can relate to and really sink their teeth into? Look no further than the new Gamer Squad series. These novels are fun, exciting and well-written to keep your gamer intrigued with the turn of each page. Gamer Squad – Attack of the Not-So-Virtual Monsters What happens when your(…)

Title: 3 Reasons to Consider a Career as a Counselor

Title: 3 Reasons to Consider a Career as a Counselor

Counseling is often portrayed as talking to a few regular patients about a never-ending litany of first world problems or rehashing the same exaggerated childhood traumas. However, there are many ways that counselors benefit individuals and societies as a whole. Here are three reasons to consider a career as a counselor. You Can Make the(…)

Scripps National Spelling Bee Books

Scripps National Spelling Bee Books

It’s the Scripps National Spelling Bee’s mission to help students improve their spelling abilities, increase their vocabularies, and develop confidence and skills that will benefit them wherever life takes them. The Scripps National Spelling Bee is the nation’s largest and longest-running educational promotion, inspiring millions of students across the country and around the globe to(…)