2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Educational Games from SimplyFun

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Who doesn’t love game night? Much like gathering around the dinner table, playing games as a family is a great way to connect with your kids, strengthen family bonds, spark conversation, and learn…all while having fun at home! When it comes to board games, we all have our favorites – but how about something new?…

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Keeping kids calm and stress-free during the holiday rush.

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In just a few short days, we’ll barrel head first into what is arguably the most difficult time of year for children. When you consider the sweet treats, parties, crowded stores, hurried schedule and pressure to be “good”, it’s no wonder kids tend to break down around the holidays! It didn’t take me too many…

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Coming Nov. 24th: Princess Ariel to appear with Princess Sofia in her first-ever primetime special!

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With all the talk about the rerelease of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Ariel is a pretty popular princess these days! That’s why it’s SO exciting that she’s set to appear alongside our other favorite princess, Sofia, in an upcoming primetime special!

Sorry, iPhone. It's time for a #TechTimeout!

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Sometimes I wonder if I’m being watched. Right around the time that I was getting really overwhelmed with this whole home business thing and all the time involved, I opened an email from Mom Bloggers Club challenging me to a “Tech Timeout.” WHAT IS TECH TIMEOUT™? The Tech Timeout™ challenge started by Foresters™ encourages families to take…

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A Father/Son "Plane Date" with Disney Planes #Cbias #WorldofCars

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When I first saw the preview for Disney Planes the movie, there was no doubt in my mind that it would be a hit. My son loves just about everything from Disney Pixar Films (especially Cars the movie), and honestly, I love them too! I’d probably watch them all even if I didn’t have kids….

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{Recipe} Cinnamon Sugar Soft Pretzel Bites

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We’re all about the healthy food, but that doesn’t mean we don’t love a sweet treat sometimes. For a while, our Friday nights were spent at the mall, and somewhere along the way my son discovered a treasure that now ranks among his short list of favorites: soft pretzels. Despite my best efforts, he fell…

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MommyCon Philly 2013: A Recap

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Are you following me yet on Instagram? If so, you probably saw a few pics from MommyCon last Sunday. If not, well head over there and do it now! (I’m wendykate99 and I’ll follow you back!) So, MommyCon. How fun, right? There really was no question that I’d love the event. Babywearing, cloth diapering, my…

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Activities for Kids: Indoor Butterfly Hunt

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When it comes to parenting, there are two things I know for sure.  1. Bored kids do not equal happy kids, so when a rainy day hits, the day can go south quickly. So, fun activities for kids are like gold. 2. Browsing Pinterest for creative ways to fill the day can make your self-esteem…

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