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Toy Review: Playmobil My Take Along Farm

“The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.” – Calvin Trillin Let’s face it, as a mom you have to find your … Read more

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Free Printable Finger Puppets for Kids

I’ve created a large collection of fun little free printable finger puppets you can download and print today! Check back often for new designs. Finger puppets are such a great learning through play activity for children of all ages. Not … Read more

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2019 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Kids

Time is running out! It is peak shopping season so make sure you get the good gifts before it is too late. Here are our favorite toy picks this year. There is a little something for every kiddo on your … Read more

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How to Help Kids Cope with Back to School Stress

Are your kids stressed? Would you recognize it if they were? As adults we may sometimes be so wrapped up in our own daily stressors we might not recognize when children are suffering from their own stress. A WebMD Survey found that 72% … Read more

2018 Holiday gift guide gifts for kids

2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Kids

The count down has begun! Kids all over the country are impatiently awaiting the dawn of Christmas morning and what lies under the tree. pin this for later! Here are some of our favorite gifts for kids sure to win … Read more

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Let Them Tame Dragons

My son just started preschool, and I am not sure who is exhausted more after the first week – me or him. Our daily routine has completely changed and those lazy mornings watching him play as I sipped coffee and … Read more


6 Ways to Get Kids Excited for School

Whether it is their very first year in a classroom or your kids are school yard veterans, children often have some anxieties about that first day. To quell those fears and get them excited about tackling new lessons, use some … Read more

Pirate Theme Party Ideas and Cake Recipes

Ahoy there!  Talk Like a Pirate Day is just around the corner this Monday, September 19.  Funny, I never knew there was an official day for this – I’m sure the popular phrase of the day will be all about … Read more