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10 Top Techy Toys for Kids – 2017 Holiday Gift Guide + Giveaway

Meccano MAX Robot
Are you raising techy kids? Of course you are! In today’s technological age there’s no way you’re not. Our kids are what we consider digital natives and their digital games and techy toys are here to stay. To help you figure out the best techy toys for your kids this holiday season I thought I’d share our 10 top techy toys for kids, plus a cool holiday giveaway to help you get your hands on a few ...
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Vehicle Toy of the Year Award Nominees + Giveaway #TOTY2018

Vehicle Toy of the Year
This year I've been granted the incredible opportunity to partner with The Toy Association to reveal to you the Toy of the Year Nominees in the Vehicle Toy of the Year category! This is super exciting! The holiday season is quickly upon us! Can you believe it? I'm pretty sure your kids have already been taking note of the hottest toys this year. Soon they'll start making those lists, if they ha...
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Holiday Photo Taking Tips & Top Photo Gear You’ll Want to Learn About – #CTAPhotoNYC

Holiday Photo Taking Tips & Top Photo Gear You'll Want to Learn About
A few weeks ago I was invited to attend an intimate and super informative lunch and learn media event hosted by Techlicious and the Consumer Technology Association at NYC’s Quality Meats. Not only was lunch impressive but I also got to check out some of this year's top cameras and photo gear. Even learned some useful holiday photo taking tips!   Disclosure: I received a gift bag for atten...
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What is Minefaire? An Epic Event for Minecraft Fans

What is Minefaire? A massive Minecraft-inspired experience.. Including entertainment, gameplay, and educational content to inspire the next generation. Attend and get ready to meet many of your favorite YouTubers, participate in build battles, witness amazing stage performances, attempt world records, learn from the world's top MINECRAFT mentors and experts, and so much more! WHERE: Philadel...
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Connected Camps Afterschool: Online After School Programs For Kids

Connected Camps Afterschool
Summer is often the time when kids dig into an interest, mostly because that's when they have more time to explore their interests and there are great summer programs our there that offer a variety of ways for kids to experiment and explore topics of interest. However, as parents we want to encourage our kids to continue learning what they love year round. We have to realize that to get good at so...
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Must Have Apps for Working Parents

Free time for working parents is like a mythical creature, it’s simply almost impossible to find and doesn’t exist in most households! Luckily today's guest post shares some of the best must have apps for working parents. Included in this article, you'll also find a neat infographic from HappyCleans. It takes you through some apps that can help make things a little bit easier for working parents l...
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Bring Magic Powers to the Game with NEW LEGO Dimensions Packs

We are so excited! As of today you can bring magic powers to the game with new LEGO Dimensions packs. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today released their Wave 9 Powerpuff Girls Fun and Team Packs, and Teen Titans Go! Fun and Team Packs. You already know we love LEGO games so of course we couldn't wait to play! Recently my big boy has been really into playing with his LEGO Dimensions g...
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Kids and Screen Time: What else is there besides that?

What else is there besides screen time? That may be what's going through your kids' mind each time you ask them to get off their devices! Kids and screen time can be such a challenging topic for many of us parents to tackle. Kids interact with technology daily and are always asking for more time on their tablets, pleeeeease! As parents we all have our take on screen time and whether our kids shoul...
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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 Memories & 3 Summer Must Haves That Can Take a Big Splash!

We've been squeezing as much fun as we possibly can out of this summer -- making new memories and enjoying lazy days on the lake, long days splashing around at the pool and family vacations spent at the beach! Today I'm sharing with you some our favorite summer moments and 3 Summer Must Haves that can take a big splash. My kids are always ready to make a big splash and this summer I was ready to s...
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Kids Love Learning with ABCmouse PLUS 4 FUN NEW APPs

has been one of my favorite online learning tools for some time now. I first discovered it when I taught kindergarten years ago. I quickly discovered how much my students loved learning with . Now my own kids love learning with it too! Through the years I've continued to use  with my K through 2nd grade students. Now as a mom I also use it at home with my own kids. And I can tell you that ...
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Do Robot Vacuums Really Help Keep The Floors Clean?

Mind-blowing inventions are created to assist in our daily tasks. Now, Hi-tech cleaning machines like robot vacuums have crept into our homes to help.
I hope you'd agree with me when I say that technology has become a huge part of our everyday life. Mind-blowing and earth-shattering inventions are created to assist us in our daily tasks. Our homes are not left out of this trend. Now, Hi-tech cleaning machines have crept into our homes to help us with our home chores. Today's guest post will highlight one of these inventions -- the robot vacuu...
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