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Happy Holidays from Rocknoceros!

You might be able to tell from this photo that happy holidays are what they live for! When you buy their new CD, Happy Holidays from Rocknoceros, you will be singing and dancing right along with them. It’s a fun, upbeat collection of songs celebrating everything from Halloween to Hanukkah to New Years Eve. You will love songs like Snow Day, The Dreidel Song, and an interesting conversation about Christmas Brie!


You can buy their CD for only $10 on Amazon, ITunes, or at their website. Also, see them live at one of these concerts!

Rocknoceros – Performance Highlights

Dec. 10 – Dulles Town Center – Dulles, VA

Dec. 17 & 18 – Holiday Sing-Along Shows at Smithsonian Discovery Theater- Washington, DC

Dec. 19 – Holiday Sing-Along Shows at Jammin’ Java – Vienna, VA

Dec. 31 – 9th Annual New Year’s Eve Ball for Families at Jammin’ Java (with an apple juice toast!) – Vienna, VA

Rocknoceros on Facebook

Rocknoceros on YouTube

Thank you to Waldmania PR for my complimentary CD in exchange for this review.

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Holidays in Hemming: Give the Gift of Education

Looking forward to representing Fundanoodle and Oh BaBee! Originals at Holidays in Hemming this Saturday from 11-3. I scoped out my vendor spot yesterday and it looks great. It’s supposed to be 70 degrees and sunny. Perfect!

Here’s a little preview of what I will be selling. All items can be ordered on line and shipped in the U.S. Give the gift of education!

Big floor pad with loads of activities and reward stickers in the back. Ages 3+
Activity block with pegs and hammer for development of fine motor skills. Age 3+
Cutting activity book with specially designed safe scissors. Age 3+
Animal action cards with letter tracing for fine and gross motor skills. Age 4-5
Gift tag designed for a BIG present!
Gift tag designed for a BIG present! Free with purchase of Floor Pad or Pound Kit.
Card for little girl. Comes with large decorative envelope. Free with Pound Kit or Floor Pad.
Card for little girl. Comes with large decorative envelope. Free with Pound Kit or Floor Pad.

Writing From the Heart

One of my favorite things to do is writing. I consider it such an honor to write for other people, purposes, and outlets. It’s even more gratifying when someone actually pays me to write. Never thought that would happen.

I’ve been writing for Between the Bridges for about nine months now. I write a column called Mom2Mom as well as the occasional review, family feature, or sponsor spotlight. When I write my Mom2Mom column almost every month, I really do write from the heart. I stand behind every word I say and I truly want the readers to gain something from it. I feel proud when I see my work within the finished product and I hope my community sees the value in this resident friendly publication.

My subject this month was about that ever famous question, “Are you ready for the holidays?” My answer is always a resounding YES, but not for the reasons that most people think. In this column, I share some of the ways I have found to fully enjoy the holiday season without wasting all of my time getting ready for it.


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Give the Gift of Education


Check out these awesome education based products from Fundanoodle! They are designed by Occupational Therapists and have been tested and shown to develop fine motor skills in children as young as three. These products help children get ready for kindergarten tasks like holding a pencil and using scissors. Will ship anywhere in the U.S. for a flat rate of $5.95.

My daughter, age 3, loves the “I Can Do Fun Activities!” book.

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