Samantha

Author's details

Name: Samantha
Date registered: 2015-05-23
URL: http://www.astheygrowup.com

Biography

Samantha has been blogging for over 8 years and is a wife and homeschool mom of 4 from North Carolina.

Latest posts

  1. Homeschool Update | Week 24 — 2017-02-17
  2. Book Haul | What We’re Reading This Week — 2017-02-16
  3. Learning Resources Gears! Robot Factory Building Set — 2017-02-13
  4. Let’s Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout; Dance, Spin & Turn It Out! — 2017-02-13
  5. Homeschool Update: Week 23 — 2017-02-10

Most commented posts

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  2. Garage door 101: Three-Step Program Offers Homeowners Peace-Of-Mind — 30 comments
  3. We Are Loving Petco’s Repeat Delivery Service — 26 comments
  4. I Am Abraham Lincoln Book & Activities — 14 comments
  5. Max the Brave #MaxTheBrave — 12 comments

Author's posts listings

Feb 17

Homeschool Update | Week 24

  If you read our week 23 update, you know that it was a rough week. That’s life and there isn’t much we can do about it. Homeschooling isn’t perfect and we all have our fair share of good weeks and bad weeks. Luckily, our bad streak didn’t last for long, and I’m happy to …

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Feb 16

Book Haul | What We’re Reading This Week

It’s that time again. Time for us to share a few of our favorite reads for the week!

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Feb 13

Learning Resources Gears! Robot Factory Building Set

One of our favorite parts when it comes to homeschool is having an abundance of S.T.E.M toys that we can utilize throughout the day.  Open-ended toys are one of my favorites to have for the boys and that’s why the Learning Resources Gears! Robot Factory Building Set made it on the list of our Top February …

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Feb 13

Let’s Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout; Dance, Spin & Turn It Out!

Title: Let’s Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout Author:  Patricia C. McKissack Illustrator: Brian Pinkney Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Books Publication Date: January 10, 2017 Genre/Format: Children’s Book/Folk Tales Ages: All Ages Synopsis: Parents and grandparents will delight in sharing this exuberant book with the children in their lives. Here is a songbook, a storybook, a poetry collection, and much more, all …

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Feb 10

Homeschool Update: Week 23

It’s hard to believe that we are already on week 23 of our homeschool. This past week was one of those week. The ones where you find yourself praying for strength more than ever and questioning why you even homeschool in the first place. I felt like I was drowning and Friday wasn’t coming fast …

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Feb 09

Sick Day Survival Kit With Pfizer Pediatrics #SickJustGotReal

This post has been sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare and 20th Century Fox. All thoughts and reviews are my own. It’s that time of year when we start seeing more colds, coughs, and sniffles going around. Here in North Carolina our weather is all over the place, which doesn’t help when it comes to trying …

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Feb 09

Homeschool Favorites | February 2017

It’s time again for the list of our Homeschool Favorites!! These are our most used/loved products for the month. After much thought, I decided to only highlight 3-4 items every month. These are the products that we pulled and used more than others throughout the month. Let’s get started!!

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Feb 08

Sometimes It’s Storks

  Title: Sometimes It’s Storks Author:  L.J.R. Kelly Illustrator: The Brothers Hilts Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers Publication Date: February 7, 2017 Genre/Format: Picture Book Ages: 3-5 Synopsis: L.J.R Kelly’s new picture book, illustrated by the talented team of the Brothers Hilts, tackles the elusive topic of where babies come from with some much-needed quirky humor. 

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Feb 08

Play With Me!

Title: Play With Me Author:  Michelle Lee Illustrator: Michelle Lee Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers Publication Date: January 24, 2017 Genre/Format: Picture Book Ages: 3-5 Synopsis: Pip likes to play.  Actually, he LOVES to play. Especially with his best friend, Nico. Pip has lots of ideas: they can play ball, play hopscotch, play explorers – the possibilities are …

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Feb 08

LEGO Batman Movie In Theaters January 10!

As They Grow Up received press, product or compensation to facilitate this review.This post may contain affiliate links.We only give our honest opinions of products. This product is in accordance with the FTC 10 CFR, Part 266 concerning the use, endorsements or testimonials in advertising. Who is excited about the release of the new LEGO …

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Feb 07

Our Top 10 Books For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is around the corner which means the time has come to pull out our beloved Valentine books.  We have so many favorites we have collected over the years, but always look forward to adding new releases as well.  Here is a list of some of our favorite Valentine themed books.  

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Feb 06

MasterChef Junior Season 5 Premieres February 9 on Fox.

Not only do my boys love helping in the kitchen, but they also really enjoy watching cooking competitions, which is why they are counting down the days until the next MasterChef Junior airs. I’m always blown away by the young talen on this show, and have our DVR set to record the premiere on Fox …

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Feb 03

Week 22 Homeschool Update: Homeschool Happenings

Good morning everyone! First off, I want to apologize for not getting a post up on our week 21 update. Life happened and I just simply didn’t have the time. With that being said, this post is going to cover what we did in those two weeks. Let’s get started……

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Feb 03

Entenmann’s® Little Bites® Chocolate Party Cake Packs A Huge Flavor!

The coupons for product redemption, information, and gift card have been provided by Entenmann’s® Little Bites® so that I could try the product and share my thoughts and information about Entenmann’s® Little Bites®. The opinions expressed in this post are my own and do not reflect the opinions of Entenmann’s® Little Bites®.Have you heard? Entenmann’s® …

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Jan 31

A Greyhound, A Groundhog

This week in our homeschool we’ve been learning about groundhog day by reading book and doing fun Groundhog Day activities. This is such a fun holiday for the kiddos, and who doesn’t love waiting to hear if the groundhog sees his/her shadow or not? I don’t know about you, but we are counting down the …

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