I See Me! Personalized Book Review – Your Child Will Feel Special!

All five of my children have unique names – names they probably won't be able to find on coffee mugs, magnets, and other souvenirs as they get older. And I'm OK with that! I was always known by my first name and last initial throughout my school-aged years due to my name being rather common, and I … [Read more...]

Kimonos for Kids in Adorable Florals

Most little girls love to dress just like mom. (Notice I said "little" girls and definitely not pre-teens and teens!) As you go to mom around town with your little one, layer her in one of these adorable lightweight kimonos for kids. Then, take it to the pool for the cutest-ever swim cover … [Read more...]

10 Earth Day Freebies for Kids: Word Search, Coloring Pages, Bookmarks and More!

Are you ready to celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd? It is a great opportunity to discuss important topics with your kids about how we can help the health of our planet and get involved to celebrate, support and promote Earth! We love that every year there seem to be more and more organized … [Read more...]

Puppy Dog Pals Movie Night Party with Recipe and Activities

Is your dog your pal? Ours sure is and now we have a whole bunch more doggie friends with all of the Puppy Dog Pals! Last night we planned a fun Puppy Dog Pals movie night to celebrate the release of this new Puppy Dog Pals DVD. Your kids might already be fans from watching Puppy Dog Pals on Disney … [Read more...]

Dinotrux Toys Your Kids Will Love

If your kids are fans of Dinotrux, or you're and aunt, uncle or grandparent looking for a gift for a Dinotrux fan, you'll want to check out this awesome roundup of Dinotrux toys any kid will love! The Dinotrux series on Netflix is set in a world of giant creatures that are half dinosaur, half truck … [Read more...]

PAW Patrol: Summer Rescues on DVD May 1 + Reader Giveaway

Chances are you know a kiddo or two who loves PAW Patrol – after all, it is one of Nickelodeon’s most popular shows! Led by 10-year-old Ryder, the plucky pups of PAW Patrol are rescue dogs in training. Each pup is inspired by a real-world job like fire fighter, police officer, and construction … [Read more...]

School Grants from Action for Healthy Kids—Made for You

OK, so you’re ready to make change happen at school! Despite wanting to do what’s best for students’ health, many schools lack the necessary resources to implement health and wellness practices that help students eat better and stay physically active. Action for Healthy Kids has provided $7.7 … [Read more...]

Two New STEM Toys from Learning Resources (My Family’s Review)

I have five kids – one boy and four girls – and over the years I've tried to choose toys for them that go beyond the stereotypical "boy" and "girl" toys so that it's easier for them to play together. So I was pretty excited to try two new STEM toys from Learning Resources! These toys are perfect not … [Read more...]

Printable Easter Word Search Puzzle

It's almost time for Easter! Here in Minnesota Easter is always a "tricky" holiday because it reminds us of springtime with baby animals, flowers and all that cute stuff. BUT, we usually still have some snow on the ground and things don't really look much like spring! This year I know we're not the … [Read more...]

Easter Basket Candy Alternatives

Name a holiday and it usually comes with some sort of candy accompaniment. Valentine's Day = box of chocolates. Christmas = candy canes. Easter = baskets filled with candy. And yes, it can be fun to indulge and give our kids treats, but if you're looking for some Easter basket candy alternatives to … [Read more...]