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 »

May 192016
 

A few weeks ago I went over to the elementary school and pre-registered Bubbles for kindergarten.  And then last week we went back for her kindergarten screening.

Fun Ways to Get Kids Excited for Kindergarten

She has been very excited about the idea of kindergarten, but when it came to actually going in for the screening, she got a case of cold feet.  Fortunately the school is less than a mile away, so we were there and in the door before she had too long to dwell on it. Continue reading »

May 172016
 

I am so excited that the Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse schedule has been announced!

$1 Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse Schedule has been announced!

In the past we haven’t always had some of the movie chains that participate in these kinds of promos. But we do now have Cinemark theaters so we’ll definitely be enjoying some of these films this summer. Continue reading »