Archives for February 2011

About One Giveaway

Welcome to another weekend giveaway on Simple Kids.  This week’s giveaway comes from our sponsor, About One.

This giveaway is now closed.  Thank you!

From the website:

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Sounds great, right?

The Giveaway

Today FIVE lucky Simple Kids readers will win a one year membership to AboutOne!

Even if you don’t win, you can still take advantage of their 17 day free trial to check it out, and you can receive 20% off a subscription with the code SIMPLEKIDS.

To Enter

To enter, simply leave a comment on this post.

This giveaway ends at 11:59pm EST Saturday February 12, 2011.  This giveaway is now closed.  Thank you!

Love These Christian Bedtime Lullabies (and a BreakAway Music Giveaway, too)

The following post is by music reviewer Jennifer Brown.

This month you’ll be hearing a lot of love songs.  It’s that time of year, let’s face it:  Love is in the air!

While I hope you all take some time this month (and perhaps even more often than that) to tell the important people in your lives how much you love and appreciate them, I’m going to talk a little about another kind of love.

No matter what holiday is on the calendar or season of life we’re in, God’s love is always there for us and the details of our lives are important to Him.  One of the ways we try to remember this in our family is through some of our bedtime song collections.

We have a couple in particular that are time tested favorites that I want to share with you this month.
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Monday’s Maven: I Never Grew Up (Get to Know Kara a Little Better)

Vanessa, of I Never Grew Up, invited me to be a part of her Monday’s Maven series.  So, today you’ll find me being interviewed at her encouraging blog, talking a little bit about everything from parenting, to knitting, my grandma, and guilty pleasures.   If you’d like to get to know me a little better, you can read the interview and come say “hello” over at Vanessa’s blog.

From I Never Grew Up:

kids: Jillian, who is 9, Max is 4, Lucy is 2, and we’re expecting our 4th child in early August.  It is going to be a full house!  I can’t wait!

Location: Indiana

One Word that Describes You: patient

What makes you smile? Oh, my kids are always doing and saying silly things that make me smile.  And my husband.  Chris’s smile always makes me smile.

What is one of your dreams you hope to accomplish soon? My husband and I are working toward becoming debt free.  We’ve been inspired by Tsh of Simple Mom and Dave Ramsey …

Read the Rest at I Never Grew Up …