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The Kid Dictionary

If you've ever experienced something ridiculous, infuriating, or downright unbelievable with your kids and thought "Why isn't there a word for that??", you have to pick up Eric Ruhalter's The Kid Dictionary. Published by Source Books, this hilarious … Continue Reading

Tech 4 Kids

Today I'm excited to tell you about a company that makes some awesome toys for kids! I first met the folks from Tech 4 Kids at the Sweet Suite event while I was in NYC for BlogHer '12. They had some of their favorite items on display and I was lucky … Continue Reading

Fantastic Products at Imagine Toys

Imagine Toys has some fantastic toys that you should definitely take a look at for all the kids on your Christmas shopping list! They were kind enough to send me a Hape Toys Mighty Mixer to review with my boys and we absolutely love … Continue Reading


Somewhere inside this sleep-deprived, stretchy-pants-wearing mom, there's a girly girl dying to get out. I love makeup and pampering myself, but having a family means that many times I get by with only a checkout aisle Chapstick instead of … Continue Reading

Black Friday Specials for 2012!

I'm certainly not a "deals blogger", but I do work with many affiliate programs to promote their products and make a tiny bit of money to help keep the blog going. Below you'll find a collection of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday offers from my … Continue Reading

Dance Central 3 for XBOX 360 Kinect Review

I don't mean to brag, but I'm a pretty fantastic dancer. I've got moves, y'all. I can't tell you how many times I've been complimented on my dancing. Oh wait, no I can tell you. Never. Not once. It hasn't happened because I'm lying. I'm a terrible … Continue Reading

I Ate All Your Cookies (and Other Things You Wish You Could Tell Your Kids) – Book Review

There are some things you just can't say to your kids, no matter how badly you want to say them. I Ate All Your Cookies (and Other Things You Wish You Could Tell Your Kids) is a hilarious parenting book by Quinn Conroy that will make you laugh while … Continue Reading

World Vision Gift Catalog Giveaway

The frenzy of holiday gift-giving can be exhausting. Who wants this, who wants that, how much is this going to cost?? Many times those Christmas gifts are discarded within days or weeks and from year to year, most people would be hard-pressed to … Continue Reading

Monkey Mat Review

How many times have you been in this situation?: You're with your kids, you unexpectedly find yourselves at a park or another location where you want to sit for awhile, but you're not entirely comfortable sitting on the ground, grass, or flooring. … Continue Reading

Flipper Toothbrush Holder Review

I don't want to freak you out, but your bathroom is filthy. It's not that you don't do a great job cleaning it, it's just that bathrooms are gross. Think about all that happens in there. Wait, scratch that. Let's not think about it, because … Continue Reading

The Christmas Angel

The Christmas Angel

I love Christmas, but every year I find myself wishing I could do something more to teach my kids the true meaning of Christmas. I don't want them to be so consumed with the WANTS of the season but rather the WHY and how we can help others know about … Continue Reading

Little Pim: Foreign Languages for Kids Review

The idea of teaching foreign languages to young children is a not a new concept, but Little Pim's award-winning foreign language series makes it both fun and possible for children to learn a new language! Little Pim uses the The Entertainment … Continue Reading

iPieces Games for iPad – Review and Giveaway!

iPieces for iPad Review

For families who own an iPad and love board games, iPieces games for iPad are the best of both worlds! I received two iPieces games from Pressman Toy to try out at home, Air Hockey and Fishing Game! To get started, you first download the … Continue Reading

The Beginner’s Bible App for iPad

There's something exciting about seeing stories come to life for your kids. For parents who are active in church and want to pass on Bible stories to their children, The Beginner's Bible has been an excellent tool since 1984. Now The Beginner's Bible … Continue Reading

Highlights Hello

For over 65 years, Highlights for Children has been a staple of early childhood education and entertainment. I'm willing to be that some of your first memories of things you read include reading a Highlights magazine at home or in a doctor's office, … Continue Reading

Kinect 2-way TV Experiences Review

Yesterday I posted a photo to the Facebook Page, explaining that I had won this Xbox 360 Kinect bundle as a prize resulting from my attendance at the Sweet Sweet 2012 party during BlogHer '12, which I wrote about here. I'm so excited to share with … Continue Reading

Board Game Review: Don’t Rock The Boat!

Krista from The Playdate Crashers reviews Don't Rock The Boat by Patch Products

One of my favorite things to do with the boys on quiet evenings is play board games. We've amassed quite a collection already and last week I got to add to it with a new addition, Patch Products' Don't Rock The Boat! This game will put your … Continue Reading