Big Time Summer Fun With Peppa Pig!!

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For those of you who are not familiar with Peppa Pig, it's a cute, preschool British animation series, suitable for the youngest members of the household. Peppa is a lovable, cute little piglet who lives with her little brother George, Mommy Pig and Daddy Pig. The show reveals everyday situations that revolve around the kind of things preschoolers worry about such as playing and meeting new … [Read more...]

Mega Bloks & Minions….Ingenious!!!

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We absolutely love any thing that has to do with Building blocks so when we found out Mega Bloks & Minions teamed up we were excited!! I'm a stickler for education toys, play time is crucial to children, this is how they learn about growing up. Toys are the tools children use in play, we are particular about which ones we buy and don't just settle for the ones that my kids may want. … [Read more...]

Why Outdoor Play For Kids Is So Beneficial.

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Why outdoor play for kids is so beneficial is because many of the developmental tasks that children need and must have like, gross & fine motor skills, exploring, risk taking and absorbing mounds of knowledge is done and learned through outdoor play. Slowly, outdoor play is being taken away from children by way of excessive computer use, watching too much TV, parents that are too tired or busy … [Read more...]

You’re Never Too Old To Make Believe

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Imagination is a powerful thing. We can explore the jungles of South America or rub elbows with rocks stars of old. Our imagination is truly the strongest when we are children. We tend to let it atrophy as we get older. Luckily, I have my niece who is 5 years old and has enough imagination to power a billion ton imaginary locomotive. She has reminded me to not be so serious. She helps me and makes … [Read more...]

11 Life Hacks To Make Back-To-School Fun For Everyone

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This post was sponsored by Target through their partnership with MODE. While I was compensated to write a post about Target, all opinions are my own. We do our best to only provide you with products and services we use personally or feel our readers will find value in.” It’s time to start thinking about back-to-school shopping, which can quickly become overwhelming, stressful, and even a … [Read more...]

11 Safety Tips From Dynacraft For Children Riding A Scooter!

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Yes indeed, Dynacraft knows the most important message, anyone can give for scooter safety is "wear a helmet, wear a helmet, wear a helmet!!! It's a no brainer that children should always wear protective gear when riding a scooter. It is also required by law for children to wear an approved bicycle helmet at all times while riding a one of these folding kick backs. The folks at … [Read more...]

Easy and Healthy School Lunch Ideas For Kids

Easy Healthy School Lunch Ideas For Kids

Can you believe we are already talking about easy and healthy school lunch ideas for kids?  It’s an enormous eye-opener for me because my kids will be heading back the start of August.  It doesn’t seem possible that I’m already thinking about healthy school lunch ideas, but here we are.  I know if my kids are heading back early many of your children are and it won’t be much longer … [Read more...]

“The Wild Kratts: Super Sprinters Are On The Move!”

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Here you go friends another fabulous PBS Kids program, "The Wild Kratts: Super Sprinters" and they are on the move! Wild Kratts have always been a favorite for my Niko.  Since day one Niko has followed all their episodes. On June 9, 2015 – PBS Distribution has released two stories from PBS KIDS’ popular WILD KRATTS series on the new DVD “SUPER SPRINTERS. ”The Kratt Brothers are always on … [Read more...]

Gorilla Gym, Kids Stay Active & Healthy While Playing Indoors!

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I'm sure you've heard all the hype by now about the Gorilla Gym!! Does this indoor fitness play set actual do what it claims? Yes it does, with the Gorilla Gym, kids stay active & healthy while playing indoors,  we love it! Especially now that the weather is just madness all across the country. It's either too cold or too hot for the kiddos to go outside and play. Honestly, in … [Read more...]

Tips On Helping Development Of Language Skills In Our Toddlers.

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Since the beginning of time we parents have used music to engage, interact and express to our children happiness, joy and love, also to soothe and calm our fussy babies. As parents, we play a critical role in helping the development of language skills in our toddlers and children as they grow. Hey, I'm all for singing to the little ones, I sang my kids to sleep each night at bedtime, and every day … [Read more...]

I Know I Grew Up With PBS And My Grand Kids Are Too!

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We have all grown up with  PBS, the ever so popular American public broadcaster and television program distributor, here in California best known for channel 11, has been educating children for many years. I know I grew up with PBS, my favorite show as a kid was The Electric Company. My kids have also grown up watching the legendary Sesame street and a few other great PBS programmed shows. … [Read more...]

8 Safety Tips For Kids This Summer

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Children always look forward to summer. School is out and there are all kinds of summer activities going on. Camping, swimming, and bike riding are just a few things kids get amped up about. Parents and caregivers are excited too. However, there is more than just being excited to do fun stuff, there are some hidden dangers that we all need to be aware of. These are 8 safety tips for kids this … [Read more...]

8 Reasons For Busy Parents with Toddlers Love Plum Organics

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If you haven't heard of Plum Organics® for your toddler you're really missing out. There are so many reasons for parents with children, especially toddlers to love the nutritious and wholesome products from Plum Organics we wanted to share a few of our favorite things about Plum Organics. Plum Organics offers a great toddler line of organic snacks taste great and are made from whole grain. Plum … [Read more...]

Six Pool Safety Tips To Follow This Summer

Pool Safety Tips To Follow This Summer

Six Pool Safety Tips To Follow This Summer It's here; summer has officially started and the kids are eager to be outside, play and enjoy what they have left of their summer. Of course, I have plenty of fun outside adventures planned, but with four children things can get expensive, so I invested in a pool for the kids this summer. Which has turned out to be one of my kids favorite things to … [Read more...]

My Little Summer Socialite ~ #SummertimePlay

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Summer is here! Summer is here! Summer is OFFICIALLY here!! I know the weather has been a little confusing, hot one day, comfortable the next, plus some rain here and there but it is summertime and that means the little ones are home full-time. In other words, for the next couple of months we are fully responsible for what our kids do and don’t do, 100% of the time, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. … [Read more...]

10 Reasons Parents Should Let Kids Go Play Outside Daily

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Do you remember being a child, going outside, and discovering the great outdoors?  I don’t know who I would be today if I hadn't spent so much time playing outside.  We would stay outside for hours, went on some wild adventures and even ended up with cuts and scrapes, but it was all part of being a child.   In today's world, it’s easy to replace outside play with TV, video … [Read more...]

Three Top Teething Toys From MAM!

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Great news parents! No more throwing away your hard earned money and putting baby through unnecessary grief, I have three top teething toys from MAM to share with you today that I know you will absolutely love! Having a little one that is teething can be an over whelming experience Not only is it painful for baby but finding the right teething toy that will help cut baby's teeth comfortably can be … [Read more...]

The Honey Girls At Build-A-Bear & They Rock!

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I love Build-A-Bear Workshop! It’s a place my family and I have not only visited, but well we visit online too. I have the whole My Little Pony Collection, and the girls have several different characters. However, if I was to ask Mattie what the coolest thing she got from Build-A-Bear Workshop was she would say, “The Honey Girls Build-A-Bear Bunny!”  I know she is just as excited I'm part of … [Read more...]

What Is & Why Join The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

What Is & Why Join The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

This is my daughter, Vayda's 2nd year joining the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge.  She had a great time last year, it kept her motivated to ready all summer long, and it helped her avoid the "summer slide" that summer can often bring on.  Not only did it help her into the next year she started to enjoy reading more because she was in control of the books that she read and started to … [Read more...]

SafetyTats – The Tat that Brings Kids Back

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Be proactive by protecting your child to help ensure his safe return with SafetyTats.  SafetyTats – The Tat that Brings Kids Back  Most schools are out for summer now, so it is time for some fun. It is vacation time. That means squeezing in all the activities that you can before school begins again. Visiting all the amusement parks, day camps and the like can lead to potential … [Read more...]