Aug 272016
 

Depending on where you live, school has either just gone back in or is getting ready to start soon.  According to my Facebook stream, back to school shopping is still in full swing as many friends are posting and comparing their school supply lists.

You got the pencils, notebooks, backpack - but here are 5 unique school supplies that you just might not have thought of!

I noticed some odd choices – only yellow notebooks, specific name-brand pencils – that showed up on a few lists.  But there are a few items that no one has mentioned that I think are perfect for back to school.

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Jul 292016
 

I have to say that Netflix Original Series have become some of my favorite programming over the last few years.  There are just so many great shows!  And now there’s the new Netflix Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh.

Dreamworks & Netflix Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh Exclusively on Netflix

Netflix Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh features the best friend pairing of Tip & Oh, characters from DreamWorks’ movie Home.  The series picks up where the movie left off, following the pair as they navigate through the new cohabited world of humans and aliens in which they now live. Continue reading »

Jul 052016
 

Home and work computers were just coming on the scene when I was a kid.  My Dad had to take a computer class when I was five or six, and because of that we ended up with one of the popular home computers from the early 80s.

STEM learning is fun for preschoolers with the Fisher-Price Think & Learn Code-a-PillarViews From the ‘Ville has received the Code-a-Pillar for free in order to review.

He had a book on coding, and I remember he let me read through it and play around with the computer.  I was really young, but I had such a good time making the screen change colors or play music or other things.  It set the stage for a love of computers and coding that I still have now. Continue reading »

May 262016
 

Bubbles is very into “fashion”.  She loves going shopping with me to help pick out her own clothes, and she will frequently return from her room wearing something completely different than what she wore going in.

kidpik subscription box - fashion for girls!

So she was very excited when we were offered the opportunity to review a kidpik subscription box.  The kidpik subscription boxes are filled with 5-7 girls fashion items that are sent directly to your door.  You might receive shoes, accessories, pants, shorts, tops, dresses, jeans or more. Continue reading »

May 242016
 

Thank you for Povi for partnering on this post. All opinions are my own.

Helping young kids understand how to explain what they’re feeling can be a challenge.  Frustration, sadness, joy -those are concepts that aren’t easy to put into words, especially if they don’t know why they are feeling them.

Povi is the new EQ toy to help you discuss emotions with your child

The all-new Povi is designed to help spark conversation between parents and their children about emotions and feelings.  Povi is an EQ (emotional quotient) content platform and app that uses a cuddly buddy as the delivery tool for the stories. Continue reading »