Thursday, April 24th, 2014

In the May issue of Ladies’ Home Journal, Elisabeth Hasselbeck chats about leaving The View and working at her new job at Fox & Friends. Here are excerpts: On joining Fox & Friends after leaving The View: “It was like going from hanging out with your sisters to playing catch with your brothers. I don’t [...]

Want to learn how to write Chinese? Aedify Technology Limited has recently launched a chinese writing app named “My Chinese Copybook” for kids to learn Chinese writing with correct stroke order. My 5-year-old was the tester of the app. Since she’s very used to playing with apps on the iPad – she easily understood how to navigate [...]

I am a big fan of Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day products. They are celebrating their latest product launch for KIDS this spring! They have churned out a new line of foaming hand soaps. I think foam soaps are way better than the gel types as it’s easier to clean up after on the sink countertop [...]

Parents magazine recently revealed its picks for the “25 Best Packaged Foods of 2014.” The Parents team asked more than 75 kids and parents to partake in a taste test and chose their favorites. The full list of winners — divided by Kitchen Staples, Meals & Sides in Minutes, Better-for-the-Family Desserts, and Quick Snacks — [...]

Most children love playing with forts and tents. I think Crazy Forts is a great toy that involves creativity, building skills and fun. Inside the box you’ll find 69 pieces (44 sticks and 25 balls). Design ideas are included too. All you do is add bedsheets and blankets and you have a cozy place to [...]

If you’re in Toronto the next few months check out the exhibition This Is Not A Toy, guest curated by music and fashion mogul Pharrell Williams. It’s also the first time for coveted artists, Brooklyn’s KAWS and Japan’s Takashi Murakami, to show their work in a design museum. On view from February 7 until May [...]

Thank goodness for the loom craze! Making rubber band bracelets have kept my kids busy for hours. The new book – Loom Magic! 25 Never-Before-Seen Designs for an Amazing Rainbow of Projects (Sky Pony Press, December 2013) includes twenty-five new rubber band loom projects created by John McCann and Becky Thomas. I gave it to [...]

I See Me! has now launched an adorable new category of personalized growth charts. Chief Creative Officer and company Co-Founder Allan Haag says, “We have ten styles to choose from, all wonderfully illustrated by a variety award-winning artists and printed on high quality canvas. The growth charts are all made one at a time and [...]

It’s National Snack Food Month in February and Popcorn, Indiana has a variety of selections perfect for everyone to enjoy a delicious snack every day of the month. The maker of America’s #1 Kettlecorn offers these benefits. For the Healthy Snacker: Popcorn, Indiana’s line of better-for-you popcorn has amazing taste and only 40 calories or [...]

Rosie Pope was thrown a baby shower by Belly Bandit and Hot Mom’s Club this past weekend. The maternity guru was given gifts from PlaySkool and Little Giraffe. lShe also gave her friends a sneak peek of her new baby layette line “Rosie Pope Baby”, also due in March. Guests enjoyed delicious bites including short [...]

KIDZ Bop 25 is now out! The tracklist includes kid-friendly hits such as Roar, Best Song Ever, Wrecking Ball, Royals, Love Somebody, and The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?) We have many of the KIDZ Bop CDs and this  particular one has many tunes my daughter likes. This time around the new KIDZ BOP [...]

The newest Kohl’s Cares merchandise collection is here! At Kohl’s Department Stores you will find Beginner Books and coordinating plush toys for just $5 each.  Through the Kohl’s Cares program, 100 percent of the net profit from this collection supports children’s health and education initiatives nationwide. Available until April 5. The current Kohl’s Cares collection [...]

I love products made in the USA. Island Picnic is an online store created by mother and daughter team Janis and Leah Loudermilk. On the site you will find organic items for children including high-quality pillows, bedding, drapes, lunch bags, and place mats. I received an Island Kiddo Pillow and a pillow case in a [...]

Here’s a last minute stocking stuffer – The Powerocks Magicstick. Perfect for carrying in your bag or car – the Magicstick is available in different colors and are compact portable chargers for a variety of mobile devices. FEATURES: Charges standard smartphone and other digital devices such as Bluetooth headsets, cameras, GPS, e-readers, and more Provides [...]

  Molly Sims is releasing a new lifestyle book called The Everyday Supermodel. She also has teamed up with Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Pinot Noir to share some of her favorite holiday recipes. She says, “I like to host a casual, family-style meal for the holidays and serve my hot cranberry salad that is my [...]