Raki Wright

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How to Make Waiting More Fun

Life is full of times when we are in-between–in relationships, jobs, or parenting stages–we will have to wait.  There are four key factors that can help you wait well.


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Life Of Crime $15 Fandango Giftcard Giveaway

Enter to #win a $15 Fandango gift card courtesy of Life of Crime, coming to theaters, on demand and iTunes August 29th! #LifeOfCrime #Giveaway

Life of Crime, the new caper comedy from legendary author Elmore Leonard starring Jennifer Aniston, Tim Robbins, Will Forte and Isla Fisher is coming to theaters, on demand and iTunes August 29th! Continue reading…

Preparing for a New School

Whether your child is entering preschool, elementary, middle, high, or simply a new school, there are several ways to make the transition easier.


A few years ago, we moved to a new school district.  We were two months into the school year, so we got permission to keep our son at his current school for the remainder of the school year.  It worked out because I still worked in the same city and he was able to continue went to the same inexpensive after school program we LOVED.

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Orkin Scientific Back-to-School Scientific Prize Pack Giveaway

Enter to #win our #giveaway for an Orkin Scientific Back-to-School Scientific Prize Pack. #BackToSchool


About Orkin Fact Or Fake

“Daddy longlegs are poisonous.”
“Mosquitoes prefer adults over children.”
“Ants can survive underwater.”

You’ve heard the myths about bugs before. Do you know what’s fact and what’s fake? Continue reading…

Preparing for Middle School

Middle school is an important transitional phase in a child’s life. It’s a big deal for parents and kids alike. I have five tips on getting prepared.


How to Prepare Yourself for Your Child Entering Middle School

As my son prepares to enter middle school this year, I think back to my middle school experience. I HATED IT! It was the year that 6th graders were supposed to be the oldest kids in elementary school. Guess what? They moved 6th grade to “middle school.” Continue reading…