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This policy is valid from September 2009. Last updated March 2016.

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by Heidi Ciravola

Starts At Eight accepts payment for advertising and for sponsored posts.

Disclosure for Reviews:
Starts At Eight/Heidi Ciravola is occasionally given products in order to test them and may receive compensation to give her own personal opinions about them. The opinions that are shared within each product review on this site are those of Heidi Ciravola and were not influenced in any way by the company, monetary compensation, or the free product provided.  They are honest opinions based upon personal evaluation. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

Disclosure for Sponsored Posts:
Some posts on Starts At Eight are published as a paid service for advertising partners. These posts are written by the sponsoring company or Heidi Ciravola and clearly marked with the tag “Sponsored Posts”.

Disclaimer for Guest Posts:
The views and opinions expressed in any guest post featured on our site are those of the guest author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or views of Heidi Ciravola/Starts At Eight.

Terms of Use:
No content found within Starts At Eight can be used or reproduced without permission.  If you would like to re-publish any content (posts, pictures, or graphics) please contact me. Starts At Eight makes no claims with regards to resources, materials or any other information found on this site other than what is expressly stated within a page or post as it relates to my own personal experience. Results from using a resources or material are individual and the author of this site is not responsible for any outcomes with regards to your use of such materials.


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Heidi Ciravola/Starts At Eight has an affiliation with the following businesses:

Bright Ideas Press
Homeschool Tracker
Family Time Fitness
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See the Light
Southern HodgePodge
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These are products I use and recommend. I do make a commission on products purchased through the links to these products. These commissions are just one way I support our homeschool and this website.

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