Kids Summer Fun: On the Road with Dinosaur Train (giveaway)

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We're big fans of the Dinosaur Train around here- the Pteranodon family is near and dear to our hearts.  We're fans because we love the characters and the storylines, and love the information we learn and discover while watching the show and reading the books.  As a mom I love Dinosaur Train for the positive ...

A day at Stepping Stones Museum in Norwalk, CT (Guest Post)

This is a guest post from A  Year with Mom and Dad! Summer days are upon us. As an adult, I am so busy, I can’t believe I used to complain about being “bored” when I was a child! But I remember constantly going to my mother telling her I was bored and wanted something to ...

BARE™ Air-Free Baby Bottles

Priska Diaz  is a mom-preneur who invented BARE™ Air-Free Baby Bottles, because she needed a good solution to a too common problem with baby bottles.  All three of my kids took bottles, and all three of my kids had issues with different bottles.  I can tell you that adding up numbers in my head that ...

Kids Summer Fun: Brighten a rainy day with Dinosaur Train

It's summertime, and while that most of the time means play outside all day long, some of the time, there are rainy days where we can't be outside.  Here are some great ways to keep the kids busy, happy and entertained and sneak a little learning in on the side!! Watch a video:Pteranodon Family: World Tour ...

Kids Summer Fun: Moxie Girlz *be true! *be you! (Giveaway)

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Moxie Girlz are opening up a whole new world to us.  We're just starting to venture out of the preschool toy realm and into "BIG KID TOYS" which, to be quite honest, gives me a bit of anxiety.  Lots of toys for "bigger" kids kind of intimidate me, they just don't always seem to share ...

Discovery Girls Magazine for Tweens ( Prize PackGiveaway)

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Discovery Girls magazine is geared towards the tween girls in our lives- girls ages 8-12, and what's most refreshing about this magazine is that the magazine showcases real girls - each issue features girls from all over the US.  The content is appropriate for an 8-12 year old girl, and speaks to issues, questions, concerns, ...

Tommee Tippee: Closer to Nature : Breastfeeding Prize Pack Giveaway

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 I have heard of Tommee Tippee by name for a very long time, but until quite recently, never really experienced the brand firsthand.  I love when I find high quality, cool products for babies and their parents.  I love it even more when I get to share with my readers and get to host a giveaway ...

“Make a Spectacle of Yourself” and Win a $25 Visa Gift Card (Giveaway)

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Eye care and health are an important part of our overall health and well being.  We need to take care of all of ourselves, and many times, people overlook their eyes. The Think About Your Eyes Campaign is inviting consumers to “Make a Spectacle of Yourself” with an exciting new Facebook contest. The contest, part of ...

Kid Summer Fun: Mini Glider Balance Bike

I'm going to be encouraging all of my friends and family from here on out to get a glide or balance bike, or at least borrow one. I cannot believe how long it took me to "discover" how fabulous these bikes are for children- and how much better they are in a developmental sense for ...

Fiber One Cereals Prize Pack Giveaway (Do YOU get enough fiber?)

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Do you know that 9 out of 10 Americans do NOT get enough fiber in their diet?  A sad and alarming statistic.  We need fiber.  All of us.  There are so many ways we can add more fiber to our diets without ever having to even stop to think about purchasing the dreaded FIBER SUPPLEMENTS ...