Monday, September 1st, 2014

Due out on February 12 is Dora The Explorer: Dora’s Butterfly Ball! There are three episodes: The Butterfly Ball Dora, Boots, and their friend Mariposa are on their way to fly, twirl and loop-de-loop at the Butterfly Ball! Will you help them make it there in time to get their magical wings? ¡Vamos a Pintar! Join Dora [...]

Now here’s something different – Hickies. Turn your shoes into slip ons with the Hickies elastic lacing system. If you get annoyed on tying your shoelaces – this could be for you. They are one size only and are designed to fit kids and adults. Looking through the site – I’m not sure if I [...]

Backpacks with an alarm? iSafe Urban Crew backpacks are for those emergency situations when you’re in trouble and need to attract attention. Recommended for children 14 and up – the backpacks can be used for school, walking, or just about anywhere when you’re out and about. These bags fit laptops and leave plenty of room [...]

Here is a fun new way to enjoy place mats. These ones from The Little Acorn are made of 100% cotton canvas, are machine washable and include a 100% cotton napkin. Place utensils and you have an entertaining way to serve food. When we opened up our package my daughter was delighted. She loves using [...]

Do your kids like cooking? Need some new apps to download for those times you need to keep them busy. Here are five free cooking apps for the iPhone. I downloaded all of them for my 4-year-old who loves to play cooking apps on the iTouch. Her two faves are Chinese Food! and Cake Pop [...]

The newest KIDZ BOP album is out! KIDZ BOP 23 features hit songs like Good Time, We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, Diamonds, Locked Out Of Heaven and Live While We’re Young. The music brand – for kids ages 5-12 – has my 4-year-old singing along. It’s the latest CD to be played in [...]

We do eat Cascadian Farm cereal in our household. The cinnamon and raisin cereal is our favorite. Being a consumer I was happy to try out their newest organic products. I have to add that the prices of the cereals are reasonable and cheaper than other “organic” foods on the shelves. Berry Cobbler Granola – [...]

Like pop art? Want something different to decorate the walls? Juicycanvas.com lets you customize with a few clicks the artwork shown on the site. Colors can be changed and artwork can be rotated, resized and repositioned. All of the pieces are then made available for purchase on a stretched canvas or fine art print. Kids [...]

Here are two reads from Abrams Books for little ones which I think are adorable.  Ben Loves Bear ($8.95) is a hardcover book that show the love between a little boy and his stuffed bear. They do everything together. After breakfast, they play hide-and-seek and do tricks to make each other laugh. At night, Ben [...]

As an alternative solution for children using  a step stool to wash little hands – there’s a product out called Aqueduct Faucet Extendercreated by Peachy, LLC. The site peacyco.com reads: “I could not find anything and stools are not portable, so, I decided to come up with a solution. That is how the Aqueduck® was [...]