Education

By Shannon Gurnee
In College
Jan 13th, 2021
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Today, on Redhead Mom, I’m sharing a partnered guest post about How to Keep Yourself Healthy in College. Attending college in 2021 is really frustrating for students, who are facing challenges unknown to past generations. Colleges and students are having to adjust their operation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that has affected the educational […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In College
Jan 12th, 2021
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Today, on Redhead Mom, I’m sharing a partnered guest post from author, Diana Sims, about creative tips for college students about writing a health essay. Diana is a stellar writer and a prominent journalist. Her research studies in writing have helped thousands of students achieve better results. She shares valuable insights on writing that resonate […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In College
Jan 10th, 2021
1 Comment
266 Views
Today, on Redhead Mom, I’m sharing a partnered blog post about 8 Tips for Adults Going Back to College. I graduated from high school in 1997. I graduated from college with my Bachelor’s Degree in 2002. I was a stay-at-home mom, owned my own business, and have made the decision to go back to school […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Children
Jan 5th, 2021
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Today, on Redhead Mom, I’m sharing a partnered guest post about 50 Fun Questions to Get Kids Talking. Getting your children to talk to you can often be very difficult. Especially if they are young and are only just learning to speak in full sentences. Although sometimes difficult and it can often feel as though […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Children
Nov 25th, 2020
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Today, on Redhead Mom, I’m sharing a guest post about how to help children with writing essays, written in partnership with author, Amanda Dudley. Essay writing is hard enough for most adults, so much that essay writing isn’t on the hobby roster once we finish our studies. Journaling, yes! An exposition of A Tale of […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Education
Nov 23rd, 2020
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Today, on Redhead Mom, I’m sharing a partnered guest post about Tips on How to Pass Nursing School Exams. Do you feel stressed when thinking about the upcoming nursing school exams? You aren’t the only one who finds them challenging. Nursing exams are always complicated as they test the ability of students to apply their […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Education
Aug 5th, 2020
1 Comment
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Today, our blog post about Practice Tests, Books and Training: Effective Tools for ISC2 CISSP Exam Preparation is a partnered guest post. Being one of the most recognized credentials in the world, the CISSP badge sets the industry standard in cybersecurity. As such it is expected that its exam is extensive and detailed hence requires […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Education
Jun 3rd, 2020
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Today, on Redhead Mom, we’re sharing a sponsored guest post about the Top 10 Free Online Courses for Youth. MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are currently a hot topic in the educational world. They provide access to information, flexibility, and are of high use for young people who cannot afford the cost of traditional education. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Education
Aug 30th, 2019
8 Comments
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Today, on Redhead Mom, we’re answering the question, “Is Homeschooling Right for Your Child” as part of a sponsored guest post. Opinions about homeschooling have changed drastically in the past twenty years. Not only have views changed but homeschooling itself looks very different than it once did. Homeschooling resources, including textbooks and work...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Education
Aug 23rd, 2018
33 Comments
3136 Views
This is a partnered post with Revolution Math. When I grew up, a lot of the math I did involved memorization. I will proudly say that I was good at it and loved it (well at least once I understood it – ha ha)! Now that I have my own children, it’s a little tougher, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cell Phone
Nov 20th, 2015
23 Comments
3921 Views
Most of my life, I’ve wanted to be a teacher. No joke! When I was in elementary school, I wanted to be a doctor, but when I really started looking at potential careers, I fell in love with the idea of teaching. My grandma and grandpa on my dad’s side were both teachers and they inspired […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Education
Sep 25th, 2015
21 Comments
5649 Views
School is back in session! That means early mornings, schoolwork during the day and no more late nights during the week. However, just because school is in session doesn’t mean kids can’t still have fun! In fact, we as parents can make learning fun for our kids! Our kids love to swim, go bowling, play games, cook and more! […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Education
Aug 30th, 2015
18 Comments
3313 Views
Growing up, I always loved to share with others. I would share with my parents, my siblings, my friends and even people I didn’t even know. I learned and continued sharing throughout my life. To this day, I eagerly share with others when and where I can. As a parent, I want my children to […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Do-It-Yourself
Aug 22nd, 2015
16 Comments
5620 Views
Do you have kids at home? Are you looking to do something creative, fun and educational with them that doesn’t cost a fortune? How about creating a Rock Band??!!  You don’t need to give an arm and a leg to get an instrument for your kid – all you need are your own two hands. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Education
Jun 26th, 2015
20 Comments
4392 Views
I remember reading during the summer when I was a kid. I participated in the summer reading program with our local library. We had a list of book titles for our age category (just ideas), a reading log and a bookmark. At the end of the summer, we could go and redeem a prize if we […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Education
Nov 24th, 2014
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  My kids love everything LeapFrog. Ever since they were infants we’ve been purchasing their products. In my opinion, LeapFrog continuously puts out quality toys and their latest venture, LeapTV, is no different. We were lucky enough to sample their product. Call me crazy, but I brought home 8 kids one afternoon from school (yes, all […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Jun 18th, 2014
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It’s officially the summertime and the kids are out of school. All 3 boys got excellent report cards and on each of them, the teachers talked about their reading skills. The teachers also suggested that the boys continue to read during the summer to maintain their current reading levels. When I learned about the Scholastic […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Education
Mar 27th, 2014
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7870 Views
My family and I love to watch Netflix at home!  In fact, we don’t have cable – only streaming capabilities, Blu-ray and DVD.  When I was invited to become a part of the Netflix Stream Team, I jumped at the opportunity!  I share with my family and friends constantly about the shows we find and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Education
Oct 10th, 2013
1 Comment
1904 Views
When applying to a masters program to get a masters in public health, you need to follow the application process perfectly. If you miss a step or skip over something, your application is probably going to be thrown out. You have to realize that these programs get thousands of applicants every year, and they can […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Aug 18th, 2013
3 Comments
4141 Views
It’s that time again…the start of a new school year.  For our family, there’s excitement and anxiety brewing as my twins are now in the “number grades.” I’m excited that the kids will be in school for the full day! The kids, on the other hand, are dreading having to be in school “for so […]...
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