Melody J. Bremen

Funniest Laws in the United States

Monday September 18, 2017

Funniest-Laws-in-the-United-StatesMost laws make a lot of sense, like, you know, don’t take stuff that doesn’t belong to you, but there are some laws that are passed in the United States that make you scratch your head and wonder how they came to be.

North Carolina

Bingo games cannot last more than 5 hours.

It’s against the law to sing off-key. Read More>>

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10 Science Experiments to do at Home

Monday September 11, 2017

10 Science Experiments to do at HomeScience is fun! Well, not always, but it can be. When learning is presented in a fun way, it tends to stick better. (That’s a scientific fact that I just made up.) Check out these science experiments that you can do at home. Most of them use ingredients that should be readily available in your kitchen or junk drawer. They are sure to entertain all ages and educate at the same time.

Kids can do these on their own, but keep an eye on things to make sure it doesn’t get too messy. Read More>>

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13 Best Audio Books for Family Road Trips

Monday August 28, 2017

13 Best Audio Books for Family Road TripsGoing on a summer road trip, or just taking a few-hour day trip? If you have kids in the back seat, you may hear the beautiful melody of your child’s voice singing out, “Are we there yet?”

Pop in an audio book CD that will entertain all ages to keep the hours from dragging by. They’re also great for listening during play time or just before bed time. Here is a list of audio books that will have a pick for everyone. Happy listening!

Mrs. Piggle Wiggle

The Magic Tree House

Pippi Longstocking Read More>>

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Giveaway: Car Guts Paperback

Friday August 18, 2017

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7 Middle Grade Books about Homeless Children

Thursday August 17, 2017

7 Middle Grade books about homeless childrenEvery kids has struggles, but some are bigger than others. Some children find themselves thrust into a big world very early on and the test is to see whether or not they will emerge from the challenge as a better person.
Here are some touching and heartwarming books about homelessness:
Paper Things
Crenshaw Read More>>

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The False Prince: Book Review

Monday August 14, 2017

The False Prince (The Ascendance Trilogy #1)The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is the kind of book that really draws you in. the writing is visual and the action keeps moving. Sage’s attitude and snarky voice, combined with a plot full of treason and intrigue, keeps you wanted more.
I also liked how Tobias and Roden, who seemed like they would be more simple, flat characters, changed back and forth (and back and forth again) between being Sage’s friends to being his enemies. Read More>>

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