General Disclosure of Compensation
This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me, Cris Evert Lato Ruffolo.
As the owner of this blog, I may accept forms of cash advertising or sponsorship. I will and do accept and keep free products, services, travel, event tickets, and other forms of compensation from companies and organizations. The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. I believe in the journalistic values of honesty and integrity and I will constantly apply such values in the reviews of these products and services.
I will give my personal opinion whether or not it shows a product or company in a favorable light. Compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.
The views and opinions expressed in this blog are purely and entirely my own. I do not claim to be nor make an effort to be an expert on a certain topic, product or service. I will only endorse companies, products and services that I believe, based on my own experiences, are worthy of endorsement. All product or service claims should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.
This blog is called Reading Ruffolos. While it is primarily maintained by me, Cris Ruffolo, my partner and husband, Jeff Ruffolo is also largely involve in this blog. Jeff Ruffolo, through Reading Ruffolos, is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.
Child Development and Education Expert/Specialist Disclaimer
I am not a licensed teacher, educator, or child psychologist. I am also not a marriage counselor or a relationship expert. I share information on several topics involving marriage, relationships, childhood development, reading, storytelling, and writing among others but I do not claim to be an expert in all these subjects. I share information on these matters based on my own experience and extensive research (and hours and hours of reading and learning from these subjects) for general informational purposes. While I am currently taking graduate studies on Language and Literacy Education and have graduated with a degree in Mass Communication and have served years working as a journalist and as a social development worker, I declare in this disclaimer that none of my statements published in this blog should be treated as a scientific fact evaluated by higher authorities or experts in this field unless otherwise stated. Please feel free to consult experts for any matters, issues, or concerns that this blog may have raised, which you think warrants clarification and verification.