How Toddlers Thrive Book Review and Giveaway


I recently read How Toddlers Thrive by Tovan P. Klien, Ph.D. Since I had my first son, I have struggled with understanding why he was doing certain things, why did he have tantrums, is he normal etc. Now with a two year old I find I am back into those thoughts.  How Toddlers Thrive is […]

Dr. Seuss I Can Read Beginner Books and Plush Toys Available with Kohl’s Cares


Kids that are learning to read more when it is a book they enjoy! Add a plush toy and it makes it all the more inviting!  Stop by Kohl’s to check out the Dr. Seuss I Can Read It All By Myself Beginner Book series with coordinating plush toys from their Kohl’s Cares program. Isn’t […]

M is for Monster… Not Scary but Fun!

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Do you love doing fun but educational things with your toddler or preschooler? I do but I never have a plan or I don’t have the right supplies to do a craft. M is for Monster solves that problem for me! Every month you can have a box of preplanned weekly lessons to do with […]

STEMpowerkids Monthly STEM Boxes for Kids


Does your kid love science and math? My son Kelton does! He likes to guess what will happen if he tries something new. STEMpowerkids is a Cleveland, Ohio based company offering monthly STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) boxes for kids. STEMpowerkids STEM boxes can satisfy my son’s love of science and expand his horizons. […]

I Imagine FREE Book App for Kids by BizziBrains


Do you ever wish for an interactive but relavant book app for your kids? I Imagine is the app you might be looking for. In this story your child gets to create 3 characters. This app is made for children ages 3 to 7 and both my boys (2 and 7) enjoyed it. Each page […]

Kids Have Fun Learning with School Zone Workbooks


My kids were so excited the day their School Zone workbooks came in the mail! They couldn’t wait to get their hands on them. We received School Zone Little Thinkers workbooks for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners, as well as School Zone Try-n-Spy books for kids ages 4-6. I received product to facilitate this post. School Zone […]

Unlimited Private Tutoring with Revolution Prep GPA Protection Program


When children fall behind in math skills and other subjects, it is difficult for them to catch up with their peers. Subjects such as math and science are challenging even for parents, making nightly homework difficult for both the parent and child. The Revolution Prep GPA Protection Program is a web-based tutoring service offering the […]

Kids Can Earn Gifts for Kids in Need with CWIST


During Christmas, we spoil our kids. As parents, it is fun to give gifts to our children to see their delight. There is nothing wrong with the joy that comes from giving gifts to our children. However, there is a greater joy when you allow your children to give to kids that are less fortunate. […]

Secure Texting and More for Kids with Premium KidConnect App


The KidConnect Premium app offers secure and easy-to-use tablet to mobile communication between your child’s InnoTab3s and your smartphone – all in real time. Now you can stay connected with your child anytime, anywhere you are with text messages, voice messages, photos, drawings, stickers, and photographs. Kids love it because they feel like mom and […]

Akron’s Maker Faire- Tomorrow!


Akron’s Downtown Public Library is hosting the 2013 Akron Mini Maker Faire tomorrow – SATURDAY NOV 2 – afternoon from 1 to 4.  This is a PRIME event for any mom and dad that wants to get their children interested in a hobby!! This is a family friendly and free event featuring grassroots innovation.  Show […]

Wi-Fi Learning Tablet for Kids by VTech


VTech’s InnoTab 3S is a Wi-Fi learning tablet for kids that offers age-appropriate educational games as well as the ability to send message from the tablet to another tablet or parent’s smart phone including text messages, voice messages, stickers, photos, and drawings. I received an InnoTab 3S to facilitate this review. InnoTab 3S Video Review […]

Could Your Child’s School Use $10,000?

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Now that our kids are back in school, parents everywhere are trying to get their families on track. My kids continue to come home with forms to be filled out, fees to pay, projects to start, and of course, homework. This week, they started all of their after school activities, sports, cub scouts, and church […]

What’s a New Mom in Akron to Do??


Jocelyn of Cuyahoga Falls Ohio posted a question via our community question form the other day, asking if we know of a good list of mom-and-me classes in the area.  I said I don’t know.  Let me check.. First though, she was concerned about nap schedules still for her one year old, but wants to […]

I Pledge to Read – Will You?


Life happens really fast. When you’re a working mom with two kids, it almost zips by in turbo speed. One minute you’re holding an infant and then, in what seems like the blink of an eye, you’re cleaning up the LEGOS your creative and wonderful 8-year-old left on the floor. So, I have learned to […]

A Pig That Wants To Go To School? It’s All in the New Children’s Book “Rufus Goes To School” – Enter Giveaway


Rufus Leroy Williams III is a pig – a pedigreed pig, no doubt, with a name like that!  He is also the main character in the new children’s book “Rufus Goes To School,” written by Kim T. Griswell, illustrated by Valeri Gorbachev, and published by Sterling Publishing.  Thanks to Sterling Publishing for providing copies of […]