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5 Things To Know Before Taking a Summer Road Trip With Kids

You’re ready to channel your inner Clark Griswold and hit the highway for an old-fashioned summer road trip with kids this summer. But before you peel out of your driveway blasting the song Holiday Road in anticipation of all the adventures you’ll find along the way, here are five things you should know about your upcoming family bonding time. * This is a guest post by Jenny Silverstone * &n...
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Blazing Sun: 5 Ways Your Family Can Beat the Summer Heat

While many people look forward to summer, the hot weather can be quite uncomfortable. If you’re in an area where temperatures rise drastically in the summer, it’s a challenge to find ways your family can beat the summer heat. It’s hard to enjoy leisure time when everyone is sweating and miserable. Aside from cranking up the air conditioner or spending all day in a shopping mall or movie theater, w...
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Three Tips to Get Your Car Organized and Your Kids Too

The Flip-Top Organizing Bin from Thirty-One is the perfect place to store all of your kids stuff, toys, snacks, a change of clothes, and more. The top doubles as a table when on the go. Check out my other tips for getting your car and kids organized. Click now!
An organized car gets your kids organized too! I have three tips to share with you that will help you do just that -- Get your car organized and your kids too! Long car rides can be stressful, especially with kids, but they don't have to be. Three Tips to Get Your Car Organized A Place for Everything With kids, this is the most important tip of all! Equip your family car with sturdy bins, boxes...
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4 Outdoor Activities to Do with Your Family This Weekend

Weekends are when you can finally spend some quality time with your kids and spouse. Making it special is necessary if you want to have a great time with the family. Therefore, do not sit at home and watch a movie, and call that fun. That obviously doesn’t do any good to you and your family but makes you feel lazier. You need to plan some outdoor activities to do with your family!   Whether it in...
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5 Skills for Your Child to Learn from Playing LEGO at Home

Are your kids into LEGOs? Mine surely are! We love creating and having fun with LEGOs and most of the time our LEGO builds turn into fun family productions. And truth be told, I love LEGOs too! In part because there's so much more to LEGOs than just fun and games. Today's guest post walks us through the skills for your child to learn from playing LEGO at home. *This is a guest post by Julie Nel...
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KidMoto: Families Travel Safe and Easy to NYC Airports

Family transportation to and from NYC airports just got a lot easier and much safer thanks to Kidmoto -- the new app that lets you easily book your next car seat equipped car service to and from any NYC airport. Your ride comes complete with properly installed car seats for each of your kids! Kidmoto provides the solution to a real problem that impacts traveling families and now families travel sa...
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BubbleBum: How to Keep the Kids Safe and Happy on Your Next Road Trip

Are you like me? Always looking for new products to keep the kids safe and happy on your next road trip? Are you a road trip loving family like we are? Family road tips can be fun but they aren't always easy! As much as I love a good family road trip, after a few hours in it's usually me who's ripping her hair out and whining "are we there yet?" Sometimes the shenanigans that go on in the ba...
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A Walking Tour of 34th Street & How To See the Best of Midtown Manhattan

As one of the most visited cities in the world, New York City offers an incredibly diverse range of things to see and do -- but how does one get it all in? I, myself have lived in The Big Apple my entire life and can't say I've seen it all, not even close! Today I want to show you how to see the best of Midtown Manhattan with one neat little app. The name of the app is Destination Midtown, ...
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Celebrating 20 Years of BIG HUGS with Loveable Teletubbies

Did you know that back in 2007 Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared March 28th "Teletubbies Day" and to celebrate their 10th Anniversary, presented the Teletubbies themselves with a key to New York City? This year the Teletubbies returned to NYC to celebrate their 2oth Anniversary! Yes, can you believe these huggable, lovable Tubbies have been around for 20 years? Teletubbies: Celebrating 20 Years of...
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How to Fill a Perfectly Fun NO CANDY Easter Basket

Looking for Easter basket ideas that don't involve candy? Here's how to fill a perfectly fun NO CANDY Easter basket! My kids aren't into candy much. I should consider it a good thing, I guess, but I usually still buy the chocolate bunnies and jelly beans. Guess who ends up eating them? Can you relate? My kids prefer small toys and other items they can play with. That's why this year I'm goin...
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Toddler Girl on Spring Break – You’ll Be Happy You Packed This!

Are you taking your toddler girl on Spring Break this year? I am! I am so excited to be heading out with the family on Spring Break vacation in just a few weeks! And Baby Girl, she loves the beach just like her mama. :) Needless to say, packing for an entire family isn't always easy, especially when traveling with little ones. This year we're traveling to the Caribbean and I'm really tryin...
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Toy Fair 2017: Classic Meets Tech & Makes This the Best Year to Play

Today I want to share with you a pretty cool toy trend I noticed emerging at this year's Toy Fair -- let's call it 'classic meets tech'. Thanks Toy Industry Association for providing me with a Press Pass to attend Toy Fair 2017.  As always, all views and opinions are entirely my own. If you follow my blog you know that I'm all about the tech toys. However, I was happy to see that technology ...
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