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...]

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...]

Mifold Booster Seat Review – Perfect for Traveling!

My older kids do a lot of shifting around in vehicles. They usually ride to school in one vehicle (my husband's) and ride home from school in another (mine). Plus, they often need to hop in friends' vehicles for field trips, carpools to different practices and events, or just for playdates. It can … [Read more...]

VTech Light and Move Learning Ball Gets your Baby Moving

    My sister gave me this Vtech Light and Move Learning Ball for Clay when her daughter was done playing with it! I wanted to do the short video so you could see the ball and all that it does, by moving around, lighting up and singing to Clay! He has really loved this ball, it is great … [Read more...]

ABCmouse Review: Learning Fun for Even Rambunctious Kids + 30 Day Free Trial

If you have not had the opportunity to let your kids play with ABCmouse you are totally missing out on HUGE milestones your kids can be making for their education, all while at home and having fun! Get a jump start on your child's education with ABCmouse.  As an award-winning early learning … [Read more...]

Choosing The Right Eyeglasses for Your Family

My mom and sister have worn glasses for as long as I can remember. I didn't follow suit until I was in my early 40's. I was in school at the time and when I studied, it became more difficult to see the text clearly. My daughter began to have migraines in middle school. After the vision van came to … [Read more...]

Great Family Games for Game Night!

We all have those hard to buy for friends and family right?  Maybe it's those teenagers or the grandparents?  Perhaps you need something to give an entire family?  A game is the perfect gift and you really can't go wrong with a game. This is also the time of year that I stock up on games for my … [Read more...]

Blitzfire Quick-Shot Blasters Review

Without even opening the package, the best part of the Blitzfire Quick-Shot Blasters ... there are TWO blasters.  So for our twin daughters, it means no fighting, they each get one.  A great gift for siblings.  They can see who hits a chosen target.  The tree in the yard, or put a giant x on a piece … [Read more...]

Great Stocking Stuffer Idea: GEOFLUX 3-D Illusion Toy

When buying holiday gifts, one of the trickiest things to do is come up with fun stocking stuffers that are more than just "filler". A gift that your kids are sure to love is the GEOFLUX Interactive Spring toy. This fun and unique toy will add a “perfect illusion” to your stocking gifts this … [Read more...]

littleBits Base Kit Review – Creative STEM Learning Fun!

littleBits Base Kit Review - Creative STEM Learning Fun! Like many kids, Little R has loved building things since we was small. As he has grown, so has his interest in making more complex creations. Many of the building kits he used when he was younger no longer hold interest now that he is in the … [Read more...]