Lots of Giggles with Monkey Up! In Theaters NOW

Thanks to Air Bud Entertainment for sponsoring this blog post. My kids are HUGE fans of the Air Bud movies. There is just something about anthropomorphic animals that just fascinates children. Now, the creators of the beloved ‘Air Bud’ and ‘Buddies’ films are proud debut an all-new family movie, MONKEY UP, on Digital HD January 19, 2106… [read more]

10 of the Year’s Best Family Games for Family Game Night!

10 Best Family Games for Family Game Night Family game night is one of my favorite ways to build great memories as a family. Some of my favorite, and most hilarious, memories from my own childhood are playing games with my family. Playing games together as a family builds important life skills like knowing how… [read more]

Get creative with Shopkins Kinstructions and Activity Toys – Review

Disclosure: A sample was provided to facilitate this review. All opinions are honest and are my own. I have two daughters, one 8 and one almost 4, and they are obsessed with Shopkins.  And I mean obsessed! Shopkins are super cute, tiny characters that live in a big shopping world!  These cute little characters come in… [read more]

Is Your Child’s Development on Track? Answers from an Expert + Giveaway!

Disclosure: Thank you to VTech for providing a sample for review. One of my favorite parts of parenthood is watching my children hit their developmental milestones. Occasionally, if you’re paying attention, you can see them make a cognitive or developmental leap. Our youngest, for example, has been a relatively late (compared to his two older… [read more]

A Look at The Children’s Place 2015 Fall Fashion for Kids!

Disclosure: Thank you to The Children’s Place for providing a gift card to help facilitate this post!  I’ve been shopping at The Children’s Place since I was expecting my first child over 8 years ago. Even before I shopped there, I went with my mom when she shopped there when we were kids (can you… [read more]

Get the Kids Out of the House and Outside with the Lil’ Monkey Climber

Summer break may be over, but that  doesn’t mean your kids days enjoying the outdoors need to end. Now that the kids are back in school it is even more important that they get good outdoor play and exercise each day. Exercise not only strengthens their little muscles, builds coordination and motor skills, and gives… [read more]

Keep your kids Entertained for Hours with My Friend Teddy – Review

Disclosure: Samples were provided to facilitate this review. All opinions are honest and are my own. Do you remember a few weeks ago when I introduced you to My Friend Cayla?  She was a fun interactive doll! If you haven’t heard about her you should check out My Friend Cayla review here.  We had so much… [read more]

Ladybug Cupcakes Recipe + Cute as a Bug Ladybug Birthday Party Ideas!

My boys were absolutely fascinated with ladybugs this spring. I had never seen so many ladybugs in my life as I saw this last spring in Louisiana! It was amazing! My two youngest especially, loved to hunt ladybugs to catch. They loved to pick them and let the crawl around on their hands. Little Z… [read more]

A Smart Doll? Meet the New My Friend Cayla Doll! – Review

Disclosure: Samples were provided to facilitate this review. All opinions are honest and are my own. When I first had my daughter eight years ago, I quickly learned that dolls were the ideal play thing.  Now with two girls we have so many different types around the house I can’t go more than a few steps… [read more]

Limeapple’s Girl’s Swimwear Flash Sale

Disclosure: Samples were provided to facilitate this review. All opinions are honest and are my own. Do you guys remember the adorable active wear my daughter was able to try from Limeapple?  If not, then head on over here and check it out.  They were the cutest, comfortable and age appropriate outfits for my tween… [read more]

How I Got my Kids to Read this Summer + Great Summer Reading Books for 3rd and 4th Graders!

Disclosure: Affiliate links are present. If you happen to purchase through one of my links, you may very well just make my day. Classic, Contemporary, and non-fiction reading books for 3rd and 4th graders. I love summer vacation, and I think it is safe to say my kids do too! They love not having the… [read more]

My Boys Made their First Little Avengers Movie! #AvengersUnite

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AvengersUnite #CollectiveBias At 7, 5, and 2 years old, my boys are still too young to see the new Avengers movies. My husband and I, however are huge fans of The Avengers and can’t wait to see MARVEL’S The Avengers: Age of… [read more]

Limeapple Active Wear for Your Active Girls – Review

Disclosure: Samples were provided to facilitate this review. All opinions are honest and are my own. Do you need adorable active wear for your girls that can keep up with them?  I was recently introduced to Limeapple and loved what I found there.  They are a lifestyle clothing brand for girls and in particular your… [read more]

Tips for an Awesome Summer Camp Experience! #SpillProofGizmo + Giveaway!

Disclosure: I received a sample product at no cost and a promotional item to thank me for my time writing this post. All opinions expressed herein are honest and are entirely my own. My childhood memories are filled with remembrances of canoeing, marching down dirt roads with friends while singing fun camp songs, and eating lunch in… [read more]