education

By Shannon Gurnee
In Education
Jan 21st, 2021
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Today, on Redhead Mom, I’m sharing a partnered guest post about how to support your children while homeschooling. You might be homeschooling your kids by choice or out of necessity, but either way, they need your help to succeed. What can you do to support them? As a parent, your attitude toward your child’s learning […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Education
Jan 17th, 2021
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601 Views
Today, on Redhead Mom, I’m sharing a partnered guest post about How to Write a College Health Essay. One of the most challenging things for any student is academic writing. Of course, students face numerous other challenges, including financial hardships and conflicts in scheduling. With proper budgeting and planning, you can make your college life […]...
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 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
Aug 5th, 2020
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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 Book Review
Jun 17th, 2020
24 Comments
3292 Views
Today, on Redhead Mom, I’m sharing about the New Children’s Book – Alphabone Orchestra: A musical journey through the Alphabet, in partnership with Alphabone Orchestra. Alphabone Orchestra​ written and illustrated by Dr. John R. Gerdy is a magical tool of a book that introduces your children to the alphabet in a new, creative way! With […]...
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
2797 Views
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 Book Review
Apr 3rd, 2019
25 Comments
3114 Views
Our blog post today about reading headaches and an affordable way to support your child‘s reading journey is brought to you in partnership with Bookbot. Reading can come easily for many children. But for many others, reading can be something that becomes a real challenge. In fact, 1 in 4 children in America grow up […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Education
Aug 23rd, 2018
33 Comments
3256 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 App Review
Jul 12th, 2018
11 Comments
2704 Views
This is a partnered post with ZapZapMath Home. Our kids love to use technology, especially playing games. As a mom, I want them to have fun, but I also want them to learn while they’re having fun! The best way I learned how to do math as a kid was when it was fun. Back […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jul 20th, 2017
36 Comments
4952 Views
When I was younger, I remember shedding many tears of frustration when it came to learning math. I love that there are now so many different apps and programs out there to make learning math fun! I was recently introduced to the Zap Zap Kindergarten Math App and love it! Not only was it entertaining […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Career
Mar 16th, 2017
39 Comments
3934 Views
As a parent, I want the best for all of my children. I want them to live a happy, healthy and fulfilling life. As our oldest gets closer and closer to graduating from high school, the challenge of finding a job becomes more real…to both her and us as her parents. The same feelings will […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Feb 2nd, 2016
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Laptops, tablets, smartphones – we are in the age of technology. It’s amazing how much educators and parents are using technology to help teach children. They use it to teach reading, writing, math, and more! I recently discovered an app called the Counting Parrots Game. This is a great app that provides an entertaining rudimentary […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cell Phone
Nov 20th, 2015
23 Comments
3949 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
Aug 30th, 2015
18 Comments
3349 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
5711 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 Health
Nov 26th, 2014
21 Comments
4739 Views
How much do our tweens really know about OTC (Over-the-Counter) Medicine Safety?  According to a few recent surveys, tweens got a failing grade.  In fact, not only did the tweens get a failing grade, but the vast majority of parents weren’t even sure whether OTC-related issues were being taught in their tweens‘ school.  Plus, 58 […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Jun 18th, 2014
1 Comment
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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 […]...
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