Unique Stocking Stuffers for Christmas

Do you have go-to items that you put in the Christmas stockings every year? Stockings can be a great way to make everyday essentials like socks, pencils and a new toothbrush more fun, but you need something a bit out of the ordinary to make a Christmas stocking kids will really love! While a … [Read more...]

NEW Learning Resources Toys – Keep the Learning Going at Home!

I have always LOVED school. I remember being in kindergarten for the morning, then coming home, eating lunch, and "teaching" my own class all afternoon. It surprised absolutely no one when I decided to become a teacher. I stopped teaching when I had my first child, but I still enjoy create a … [Read more...]

Let’s Go Fishin’ and Lucky Ducks Review – Great Preschool Games!

My 5-year-old started kindergarten this school year, and she is loving it so far. I'm happy that our school only has kindergarten three days a week, though, as I LOVE having her home! Her 3-year-old sister and playmate definitely misses her while she's gone, too. Whether her big sister is home or … [Read more...]

Ya Blew It Game Review and Reader Giveaway

We try out a lot of new games around here and while a lot can be misses, or just "meh", sometimes we have a big hit. The latest in the "big hit" category is Ya Blew It! Ya Blew It is a game filled with both strategy and luck that lets you play the roll of an old-timey prospector trying to … [Read more...]

Open-Ended, Imaginative Play with Edushape Magic Shapes

My 5-year-old is headed to kindergarten next week...YIKES! She is SO ready to start school but I'm not quite sure I'm ready to say goodbye to her each day. I'm happy that I've been able to spend time with her at home these past five years. I will have three children going to school this year (4th … [Read more...]

Build or Boom Game Review – STEM Fun at Home!

Build or Boom Game Review I have one boy and four girls at home, and I'm always on the lookout for games that allow them to play together! My son loves to play with blocks, but my girls do, too. So we were all excited to try out Build or Boom – Goliath's newest game that lets boys AND girls … [Read more...]

TOMY Soccerborg – Robot Soccer Fun! + Reader Giveaway

Whether you and your kids love to play soccer or just love to watch it on TV take a look at Soccerborg! It's a brand new innovative gaming experience from TOMY. We have been enjoying the World Cup and are ready to watch the final game this weekend, are you? It's such a fun way for the whole world to … [Read more...]

Need Some New Pool Toys? Check Your Bathtub!

My family of seven lives in a three-bedroom townhome. Needless to say, space is at a premium! I'm always looking for ways to consolidate the things we have. Items that can be used in multiple ways definitely catch my eye! As warmer weather comes your way, you're probably thinking ahead to pool … [Read more...]

New Natural Toys My Baby Loves

  I may have five children, but that doesn't mean I'm all set on baby gear. Toys get broken or lost and technologies change, plus it's just nice to get new things for your kiddos! My fifth baby is now six months old (!) and is getting more interested in toys, plus she's getting her first teeth. … [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...]