Raki Wright

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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…

The Best, Surprisingly Simple Marriage Advice

Love doesn’t have to be complicated. Sometimes it’s the simple advice that’s the best advice – especially when it comes to marriage.

Marriage is hard. But, that doesn’t mean it’s not fun, fulfilling, and worth it.

I’m in my ninth year of marriage, so I thought I would share nine pieces of the best marital advice I’ve heard. Continue reading…

30 Easy Slow Cooker Recipes

Looking for an easy way to get dinner on the table each night? I have put together a great list including a month’s worth of easy slow cooker recipes.


Being out of the house for 9-10 hours each day leaves me tired, hungry, and uninspired to prepare an elaborate meal for my family. Enter the crockpot.

Simply choose your favorite recipe, load all of the ingredients, then put on the lid and set the dial. You’ll come home to a delicious, home-cooked meal for you and your family.

I have hand picked 30 slow cooker recipes that you’ll love – whether your favorite meat is chicken, beef, or pork. Continue reading…