How to Talk to Your Child About Online Safety and ACTUALLY Get Them to Listen!

Talking to your child or teen about online safety can seem like an overwhelming task and certainly is one of those things that is easy to put on the back burner. This day and age though it should be ranking at the top of our to do list. With stories in the news every day […]

How To Teach Your Kids To Entertain Themselves Using Creativity & Imagination!

Teaching children to entertain themselves has become a lost art. Nowadays kids are constantly over-scheduled and carted from one organized activity to the next. Time spent at home with nothing planned has become a rarity. When it does occur I often find that kids don’t know what to do with themselves. It’s SO important that […]

Umi Shoes and Myself Belts Giveaway

Last week I shared about how much we love Umi Shoes and how they are built to stand up to a full years worth of use from your kids. Now it is your time to get in on the fun. Umi Shoes is having a great giveaway for a $100 Umi Shoes gift card and […]

DIY Bubble Refill Station With Free Printable Signs & Homemade Bubble Recipe

The snow has finally melted and my kids have been outside as much as possible. The grass ins’t green yet but the temperature has risen and they are loving it! One sure sign of Spring here is bubbles! What kid doesn’t love blowing bubbles? We made our own DIY Bubble Refill Station complete with homemade […]

How To Prepare You Children For Daylight Savings: Keep Their Sleep Schedules On Track!

Every parent knows that Daylight Savings wreaks havoc on children’s sleep schedules. While many may look forward to the extra hour of sleep and dread losing one, parents just dread it in general no matter if they should be gaining or losing sleep. They know they ultimately will deal with battles with their kids as […]

Making Indoor Exercise Fun For Kids This Winter!

  Here in Northern Minnesota our Winters get long. Very long. It seems like we have a good six months of Winter and cold, icky weather. Being cooped up inside for that long can be taxing on both Mom and the kids. Kids get bored and they don’t get to wear off all their energy […]

Great Tips To Get You Off To A Great Start In 2014!

As many of you already know, I am a busy mama to three little ones with baby #4 due the beginning of February. As I head into 2014 I have a lot of goals I have set for myself. Getting organized, simplifying my busy life and staying on top of things are just a few […]

New Kids Movie Releases!

The holiday season is the perfect time of year to reinforce the importance of family. In the new DVD “Dinosaur Train: We are a Dinosaur Family,” eight adventures feature prehistoric family fun at its best – the Pteranodon kids visit with their grandma and grandpa; Buddy, Tiny and Mr. Pteranodon join a few other dinos […]

Gymboree Sale! Everything $16.99 and Under!! Dresses, Jackets, Sweaters & More!

I admit I am a Gymboree Junkie! I love their clothes and the quality really makes it worth spending more to me because they last through the wash and still look new. Today the big Gymboree sale started with their $16.99 and under sale and that means EVERYTHING in store and online is $16.99 or […]

Fisher-Price I Can Play Basketball Hoop Giveaway!

Today’s Fisher Price I Can Play Basketball giveaway is brought to you on behalf of Cisco! At Cisco, we’re a big believer in getting kids active at a young age in order to promote healthy, active lifestyles in youth. Because of this, we’d like to give away products that promote physical activity with kids at […]

Super Duper Publications Learning Games Are Perfect For Homeschooling! Discount Code + {Review & Giveaway}

I think that we all want learning to be fun for our kids. Whether you homes chool your kids or you want to help augment the learning they are getting at school, then I highly recommend Super Duper Publication’s line of learning games. Super Duper Publications has been employing Speech-Language Pathologists to make language-enhancing learning […]

Mr. Bubble 3in1 Body Wash, Shampoo, and Conditioners Hit Shelves + $500 & Year Supply of Bubble Bath Giveaway!

We love Mr. Bubble! He has been around forever and my kids love bubbles in their baths. I love that Mr. Bubble products are reasonably priced and work great. Mr. Bubble has launched a new product, the 3in1 Body Wash, Shampoo, and Conditioners in Original and Extra Gentle. The multi-use formulas allow for quick, yet […]

Open Up Your Child’s World With The i-Mat: My Animal World! {Review & $80 Value Giveaway!}

I am always on the lookout for toys that will not only engage my kids and keep them entertained, but will educate them at the same time. I hit the jackpot with the Creative Baby i-Mat: My Animal World. It’s sooooo cool. I have to admit that even I was caught in it’s spell. My […]

Gear Up For The Weekend With New Kids Movie Releases Out Now!

Get ready for the weekend with some great new releases for the kids! Reward them with a fun, family movie night! Get ready to skate into three new-to-DVD wheely big adventures with Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Great Roller Skate Adventure. Join Dora and Boots as they zoom into Skate Park and stand up to the bullying Big Wheeler! Plus, enjoy […]

Exederm For Sensitive Baby Skin & Eczema! {+ Giveaway!}

Ever since Aiden was a baby he has had very sensitive skin. We tried so many different products on him and came up with a very short list of what works. One of our favorites is Exederm. Why? Because it works. Plain and simple it is a fantastic product that doesn’t cause any irritation to […]

Walmart Foundation Kicks-Off Summer by Continuing Commitment to Out-Of-School Feeding

I have to admit that up until a couple of weeks ago I had no idea that Walmart was committed to helping kids get the nutrition they need. I was blown away by all that they do for kids in local communities to ensure that they avoid the “Summer Slide”. What is the Summer Slide? […]

The Culprit That Is Robbing Our Children Of Their Good Vision

UV Damage. What do you think of when you hear UV damage? Most of us instantly think of skin cancer and the importance of wearing sunscreen for protection from UV damage. Would you send your kids out into the scalding sun without sunscreen on? For most of you that answer is, “Of course not!”. Now […]

National Boys & Girls Club Week!

When I was younger I attended an after school fun club. We did different activities, crafts, had a snack and made new friends. It was a safe place for me to go until my parents were done with work. I enjoyed the club and it was a great way for me to learn how to […]