“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 ...

Alex Toy Ready Set Go Trike 62% off!!

I love the little canopy- and the storage basket in the back is a must.  Your little one can cruise around without the glaring sun, sip some water from the cupholder and keep some playdate cards stashed in the basket for any pals s/he meets on the way to the park.  In all seriousness, though, we ...

Yoga By the Dozen (Giveaway)

Yoga By the Dozen is a new favorite pasttime in my house.  Even Baby B loves it!!  I'm still amazed at how quickly my Busy girl picked up the names for the Yoga poses- ones that I still stumble over weeks later, she's rolling them off her tongue like she's known them her whole life.  This ...

“Show Me How” through reading, crafting & cooking

My college years were spent in Plymouth, New Hampshire studying Early Childhood Education.  I graduated with a Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Studies with a minor in Child Development.  I did teach infants, toddlers and preschoolers for a while and now, obviously, I have my three kids who all love school, homework, and anything to ...

Zoobies 3-in-1 plush pet giveaway

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is one of my all time favorite books, and my kids love it just as much as I do.  We've gone through three copies of the board book edition of it in just under 6 years, and I'm guessing we'll do at least one more before all is said and done. Snuggling ...

“A to Z With You and Me” Review and Giveaway 4/29

Until recently I haven't allowed my 2 year old to watch much TV. But, now that he is watching a little bit, I am amazed by how much he learns and picks up from shows like Sesame Street. When I was given the opportunity to review A to Z With You and Me, a ...

Fundex Games Review & Snoopy Sno Cone Maker Giveaway (3 winners!) ends 4/15

We play a lot of games, especially lately, with spring  upon us, melting snow, and MUD season.  Kind of hard to do a lot outside when you live where we do- the water table is very high and the ground is just sopping wet.  Its kind of like stepping onto a sponge. Fundex Games offers a ...

Debbie and Friends – Story songs & Sing alongs! (Giveaway) ends 4/15

Debbie and Friendsjust released a cute, fun animated cartoon series of story songs and sing alongs for kids.  You probably already know how much we love listening to music and dancing in our family, and I'm always game to check out the latest and greatest in kid-friendly music.  I'm often partial to the music that ...

Honk your horns! Chuggington: Ride the Rails now on DVD (giveaway)

 “Chuggington” currently airs daily on Disney Junior, Disney Channel’s learning-focused programming block. The  show, if you are unaware, follows  three young trainees, Wilson, Brewster and Koko, as they learn to “ride the rails” of life and become productive chuggers. The characters are vibrant, engaging and relatable, and the life lessons learned during each episode are ...

Britax Frontier 85 Review & Giveaway ends 4/15

Carseat safety is a big deal to me.  I get a little obsessive about it at times, but hey, we all have our "things" and this is mine.  My son has spent the last 18 months in a very girlie, not at all boy flower print carseat, because, quite simply, I found a great price ...