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A Kids Activity Table That Offers So Many Ways to Play

As a NYC mom I'm always struggling to find enough space to store large toys in our small city apartment. The Simplay3 In and Out Activity Table is a great option for small spaces. Plus it's a kids activity table that offers so many ways to play. Read on to learn more. I was so excited when I came across the Simplay3 In and Out Activity Table at Blogger Bash's Sweet Suite event a few months ...
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5 Toy Safety Tips Every Parent Needs to Know This Holiday Season

Today I want to share with you toy safety tips every parent needs to know. These are 5 important tips to keep in mind as we get ready for the holidays. Our kids will begin playing with their new gifts very soon. We not only want to make sure that the toys we choose for them are fun but also appropriate and safe for them to play with. After all, we want to give them positive play experiences. A ...
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Blue Man Group Ticket Giveaway – Win a Family Four Pack

Blue Man Group Ticket Giveaway
This past summer I attended Blogger Bash and as an attendee I was invited to see the Blue Man Group perform at the show's original home here in NYC -- at the historical Astor Place Theater. It was such an incredible experience which is why I'm super excited to be giving away a Family Four Pack of tickets to one of my lucky readers. Read on to learn more about our Blue Man Group Ticket Giveaway! ...
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Smart Home & Smart Toys: How Kids Interact with Tech Daily

Find time for screen free family time
Kids living in this digital age, with smartphones, tablets, and social media, know more about technology than you or I may give them credit for. It's likely that our kids interact with technology on a daily basis, and there's even research that shows that the average kid surfs the Internet by the time he or she turns three years old. What this all means is that we, as parents, have to stay on o...
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Summer Books: Tips for Creating the Perfect Children’s Reading Corner

Reading isn't just good for the soul, it's good for your well-being too. Children who read often build stronger relationships with their parents and are much more likely to exceed academically. Not only do child readers experience less struggles in school, they also tend to possess better communications skills earlier on in life. If you want to encourage your child to read more, make the...
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Back to School with Whiffer Sniffers – Scented Backpack Clip Giveaway

We're getting ready for Back to School with Whiffer Sniffers -- deliciously-scented, adorable backpack clips. My kids love these and your kids will want to collect these too! THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED BUT YOU CAN STILL READ ON TO LEARN MORE! Whiffer Sniffers are the hottest scent-sational collectible trend! You've probably already heard your kids raving over these fun scented plush characters ...
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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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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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Make Mother’s Day Unique & Memorable – 5 Amazing DIY Ideas for Moms

Mothers are among the hardest working people in the world.  They work full time, run errands, and always prioritize the needs of their children to ensure that they are well fed, warmly clothed, and deeply loved. This Mother’s Day, express your gratitude and love with a handmade touch. Read today's guest post and get inspired with 5 Amazing DIY Ideas for Moms! This is a guest post by Marian Sparks...
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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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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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