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. Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Super Shredder — 2017-03-20
  2. Learning Resources Magnetic Healthy Foods — 2017-03-17
  3. Great Outdoor Winter Activities for Kids — 2017-03-16
  4. Today I Feel… — 2017-03-16
  5. Brighten Up Your Spring Wardrobe With prAna! — 2017-03-14

Most commented posts

  1. Check Out Scooby-Doo & LEGO Stop Motion Videos #WIN — 42 comments
  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

Uni the Unicorn: A Story About Believing

Title: Uni the Unicorn Author:  Amy Krouse Rosenthal Illustrator: Brigette Barrager Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Publication Date: August 26, 2014 Genre/Format: Picture Book Ages: 4-8 Synopsis: Uni is just like all the other unicorns . . . except for one thing: she believes that little girls are REAL. This magical story by Amy Krouse Rosenthal (author of I …

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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 16

NOPE! A Tale of First Flight

Title: NOPE! A Tale of First Flight Author: Drew Sheneman Illustrator: Drew Sheneman Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers Publication Date: January 17, 2017 Genre/Format: Picture Book Ages: 3-5 Synopsis: The time has come for Little Bird to take flight. What could be waiting for him out in the world? A snarling wildcat? Vicious wolves? Hungry crocodiles?! “Nope!” he proclaims. Leaving …

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Feb 15

Soldier Song: A True Story of the Civil War

Title: Soldier Song: A True Story of the Civil War Author:  Debbie Levy Illustrator: Gilbert Ford Publisher: Disney Hyperion Publication Date: February 7, 2017 Genre/Format: Picture Book Ages: 9-12 Synopsis: Amid the fearsome battles of the Civil War, both Union and Confederate soldiers were urged onward by son.

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Feb 14

That’s Me Loving You By Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Title: That’s Me Loving You Author: Amy Krouse Rosenthal Illustrator: Teagan White Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Publication Date: December 27, 2017 Genre/Format: Picture Book Ages: 3-7 Synopsis: From the author of the New York Times bestseller I Wish You More comes a book that promises continuous love and makes the perfect gift for fans of Emily Winfield Martin’s …

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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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