Guest Post: Would You Pick up a Penny?

Would You Pick Up a Penny? My hubby said a couple of months ago that he had hesitated to pick up a penny in front of some friends that day. He said he should have just picked it up anyway because it was worth it. I agreed with him, but since I like proof, I decided ...

*RECALL* Target expands recall of Circo brand booster seats

Name of product: Circo Child Booster Seats Units: About 375,000 (43,000 additional booster seats were recalled in August 2009) Importer: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn. Hazard: The booster seat's restraint buckle can open unexpectedly, allowing a child to fall from the chair and be injured. Incidents/Injuries: Target has received 10 additional reports of booster seat buckles opening unexpectedly, including three ...

Preorder the *new* Llama Llama: Home with Mama book now!!

We all love the Llama Llama series from Anna Dewdney- sweet, whimsical and fun, and in each story, Little Llama learns a lesson- and Mama Llama always asks to "please stop all that llama drama" which is MY favorite part. I love everything about these books.  My kids do too- all three of them even ...

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2012 Giveaway (2 winners)

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I think I'm becoming obsessed with almanacs.  Thankfully my family humors me.  But I love finding out facts and information, as do my kids- their natural curiosity inspires me to be more curious- which just makes for very interesting conversation and adventures in daily life.  The 2012 National Geographic Kids Almanac is chock-full of information, ...

Samsung Focus Windows Phone Review and Giveaway

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  Are you looking for the perfect Father's Day gift? One that they will REALLY REALLY love! Then you need to check out the Windows Phones from AT&T . This would be a great gift idea for Father’s Day! Why Windows Phone? Here are some Details from Samsung: ...

We’re seeing Disney’s Winnie the Pooh today!! #DisneyDreamWorksEvent

HELLO from Los Angeles!  I can't believe I am here!  What a whirlwind few days, and this day promises to be super exciting too.  Today is "press day" for Winnie the Pooh, so I'll be getting reacquainted with Pooh, Tigger, Rabbit, Roo and Piglet again, seeing some behind the scenes type stuff about the movie, and meeting ...

Live Butterfly Garden Review

I remember as a child, how fascinated I was by caterpillars. We had a neighbor who always had tons of woolly bear caterpillars in her yard every fall. I would spend hours collecting and studying them. So when I saw an advertisement for the Live Butterfly Garden, I knew that my children would be thrilled ...

Bath & Body Works PocketBac Hand Sanitizer Review

I always keep a variety of hand sanitizers around my house, in my purse and in the car. I find that they are easy to use when you are on the go, after pumping gas, with the kids. The scenarios are endless. Bath and Body works always has the best smelling and least drying hand ...

“Helping Moms Manage Kids’ Allergies” #CleverAllergyfriendly

I wrote this post while participating in a blog tour conducted by Clever Girls Collective on behalf of Children's Claritin®. I have been compensated for my time commitment to the program. We're only just breaking the surface of the world of seasonal allergies around here. My younger two children, currently 22 months and 3.5 years, are ...

Dino Fun Buddy

Does your budding paleontologist have a love of reciting dinosaur facts?  Do they quiz you constantly about dino this and dino that?  Dinosaur Train fans (and their grownups) will love the Dino Fun Buddy toy from Learning Curve- he's the beloved Buddy we know from Dinosaur Train (PBS Kids) but he's got a little extra ...