Hartford Marathon Foundation’s FitKids program

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The longer I am working at being healthier (even with my too-frequent setbacks), the more my children are getting interested in and excited about being healthier.  They not only cheer me on when I'm "running" past them doing a race, but they want to go WITH me!! At 2, 4 and 6 they are still ...

Froggy Feeding Fun Game from Learning Resources #Giveaway

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I have another "guest" review from my son's preschool teacher.  Mrs. O is a certified special education teacher who is the head teacher in the Peer Model Preschool Program at our local elementary school.  She's been doing some reviews of Learning Resources' learning games and sensory products for me and has just sent me some feedback ...

Protecting your baby from RSV

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My youngest daughter was born just over a month prematurely.  Her birth was nothing if not eventful- she was a double footling breach baby, and between my arrival at the hospital and her birth, I think maybe 30 minutes passed?  I can't say for sure because I was under general anesthesia at the time.  She ...

FREE Storia ereading app from Scholastic!

storia app from scholastic

Scholastic has a FREE ereading app, Storia, available for many platforms right now- you can download it on your Windows laptop or desktop, for your iPad and coming soon for Android tablets!! The app comes with 5 FREE books when you open it!!    

Step2 Smile & Ride Buggy #Giveaway

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Step2's Smile & Ride Buggy is a safe, adorable way to let your child ride outdoors (or indoors, I suppose!). The buggy itself is made of strong, durable plastic in a fun, vibrant (and unisex!!) red, with an adorable character face, honking horn and a nice, long handle for  mom, dad, babysitter, big sister or brother to push ...

Booty Buns Cloth Diaper Review and Giveaway

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Now that the weather is getting warmer I just LOVE to cloth diaper. This is such a great time of year to dry your diapers outside and get them all fresh and white. I also like to weed out my cloth diaper stash in the spring. It's so fun to get rid of the ...

Disney Junior Magazine Review & Giveaway #DisneyJunior

disney junior magazine

Did you know that Disney Junior Magazine has jam-packed issues full of 40 pages (give or take) of fun and games for the preschool crowd, with all of your child's favorite Disney Junior character friends?  The April/May 2012 issue hits newsstands today and I have some exclusive sneak peeks for you all below! We recently received ...

Vick’s Behind Ear Thermometer Supports Baby Buggy Charity #BehindEar

Vick's Behind Ear Baby Buggy

What do ears, baby buggies and the name "Seinfeld" have in common?  Well, that's easy- Vick's has a new Behind Ear Thermometer and in conjunction with it's release they are supporting a charity program- none other than Jessica Seinfeld's Baby Buggy Charity.  You can help support this effort, and it won't take but a moment ...

FREE Family Activities

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Thanks Coupons Are Great for this week's list of FREE Weekend Activities - this week she found  free activities at The Disney Store, Lowes, and Lakeshore Learning. Getting out and having fun as a family can have little impact on your wallet. Babies R Us: Saturday March 10th from 12:00 pm until 3:00 pm Babies R ...