5 Tips For Planning A Kids Birthday Party On A Budget

Frozen Birthday Party Ideas, Cupcake Toppers, Cupcake Stand and Blue Frozen Punch

    Two kids, two birthday parties. They’ve always had them, celebrating each year of life and love! We’re big on birthdays in our family, it’s the most special day for an individual, the day you we’re brought into this world, which is pretty important to me. Now I know that throwing birthday parties for […]

5 Adorable and Easy St Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

St Patricks Day Crafts for Kids, Stained Glass Tissue Paper Shamrocks

    St. Patrick’s Day is March 17th!   Do you celebrate? We don’t, but we like to get crafty around the holidays at home with the kids. If you are looking for a few fun and easy St. Patty’s Day crafts for kids this year, with a little rainbow, and a lot of green, […]

Taking The Kids: Central American Flair in Panama City, Panama

photo: panama City Towers, Flickr, Jim Nix

  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: Panama City, […]

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, […]