Frozen Birthday Party Ideas: Pink, Purple, Blue, and a Jumper, Too!

Frozen Birthday Party DIY Ideas, Purple, Pink and Blue Decor

    I can’t believe that my daughter is already 4! We had a cute Frozen birthday party for her at our local park playground, complete with a jumper, food, sweets and plenty of friends. Here is our cute Frozen birthday party theme, I love how it turned out!     Ahhh, the Frozen obsession. […]

When My Son Grows Up, He Wants To Be A…

got milk glass with sticker

  I asked my son what he wants to be when he grows up, and what future achievements he hopes to complete as an adult. I am partnering with got milk? to share the benefits of teaching our children healthy habits now, to use towards a healthy and successful future. Because who doesn’t want to be […]

Learning With Junior Explorers: Online Learning + Fun Activities at Home!

Junior Explorers, Mission Arctic packet for kids

  I received a Junior Explorers sample kit for the purpose of this review. made possible by Mom Spark Media. All opinions are mine, check out this online learning program that we’ve been using with our elementary school child…     My son is almost 8 now, so I am sure that you can imagine […]

What Can I Do About My Little Girl’s Sensitive Skin?

Mom and baby bonding out of the bath tub

Both of my kids have had sensitive skin issues since birth, but they are completely different when it comes to soaps, lotions and shampoos. I am partnering with Aveeno® on a sponsored post to share ideas to keep sensitive skin clean, healthy and moisturized, no matter what age and stage they might be in. #Aveeno […]

Taking The Kids: Island Weather and Sandy Beaches in Phuket, Thailand

Boat on the beach in Phuket, Thailand, Flickr, Jeff Gunn

Welcome to our Taking The Kids series, a once-monthly exclusive spotlight of travel destinations that are great for the entire family! If you are wondering if a specific destination is child friendly, or are looking for suggestions of where to take your next family vacation, visit our Taking The Kids archives.     Destination: Phuket, Thailand It’s […]

George Lucas Talks Strange Magic Movie: Inspiration, Music, and LOVE #StrangeMagicEvent

George Lucas, Strange Magic Interview, Skywalker Ranch January 2015

  It was quite the honor to be able to get an exclusive interview with George Lucas to talk all things Strange Magic! The movie is coming out this weekend, so everyone is gearing up for the release. Lucas and a few others were on hand at Skywalker Ranch specifically to speak with our press group […]

Learning Is Fun with Captain McFinn Swim & Play App for Preschool!

Captain McFinn Swim & Play Preschool App

We’re testing out a fun, educational iPad game for preschoolers, Captain McFinn Swim & Play, in partnership with Influence Central and Captain McFinn. I got a subscription to try out the app, plus another promotional item for sharing. Read on to see why this app is so fun for preschool learning!   In the digital age, […]

3 Things To Tell Your Kids About Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have decided to stick with Love, Martin Luther King Jr

  “Mom, who is Martin Luther King, Jr?”   No matter your age, sex, race, or nationality, it is important that we reflect on our historical happenings worldwide. So, how do you explain, to a child, that a man who practiced positivity and non-violence,was assassinated for doing so?  King is more than a holiday. Although […]

Traveling As They Grow: Chicco KidFit Booster Seat Is Great For Big Kids!

Chicco KidFit Bigger Girl

Looking for an adjustable booster seat for your big kid?  Are you using the right car seat? I am working with  Influence Central for Chicco, I received a promotional item to thank me for participating.     Do you know the appropriate ages and stages for your child’s car seat?   Chicco is a well-known car seat brand […]

Ringing In The New Year: Top 5 New Years Eve Crafts For Kids

Confetti Firecrackers, Minie Co

It’s almost 2015, which means that it’s time to ring in the new year proper! If you’re celebrating this New Years Eve with your kids, have a fun craft night and make your own party favors. Check out these New Years kids craft ideas, from party hats to shakers, you’ll all have a blast!   […]