Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Planes Fire & Rescue is now out in theaters and we have a PDF file for you to download. There’s pages of activity sheets. Enjoy! Check out the trailer! “Like” Disney’s PLANES FIRE AND RESCUE on Facebook “Follow” Disney’s PLANES FIRE AND RESCUE on Twitter   Visit the website: www.disney.com/Planes

Congrats to Vanessa and Nick Lachey who are expecting their second child – a baby girl! The parents to 22-month-old son Camden recently gave an interview to Parents magazine. Read the excerpt below! On starting to talk about kids in detail: As we started getting serious [about having kids], we’d ask each other things like [...]

A new Disney moving is coming out on November 7, 2014. “Big Hero 6” is an action-packed comedy-adventure about robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who learns to harness his genius—thanks to his brilliant brother Tadashi and their like-minded friends: adrenaline junkie Go Go Tomago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred. When a devastating turn of events catapults them into the midst [...]

It’s camp time and you need to label clothes. One product to use is the Epson LabelWorks LW-300 Label Maker. This handheld label maker is not too hard to use. Once I showed my 5-year-old the instructional guide and showed her which buttons to press, she made these labels right away. She made her own [...]

Summer is here and a way to keep your child’s drink cold is using a ZooMoos. Created by a mom of two children who lives in Carmel, Indiana, the BPA-free and phthalate-free sippy cups are orange and the holder comes in a choice of four animals available for sale:  monkey, dog, owl and unicorn. The [...]

MAM is having a contest in which you can win a $2,000 Staycation package! Head to their Facebook page and share what your ideal staycation would be – date nights while a babysitter watches the kids?  Luxurious days at the spa and shopping sprees at the mall? Visit the MAM Facebook page and Enter! Deadline [...]

Here are two books that are new from Parragon and recommended for your home library. Wish Upon A Dream by Margaret Wise Brown ($7.99): Brown’s 1947 classic Goodnight Moon has sold over 24 million copies internationally. The late author brought on the idea that children would rather read about their own lives instead of the [...]

  Flat screen TVs are getting bigger and thinner and a safety concern is children tipping them over. Putting a TV on the wall saves space, looks great and hides the ugly cables. SANUS is the #1 best selling TV mount brand in the United States and a reason why we bought two of their [...]

We recently received AquaBall, a new kids’ beverage that is claimed to be the  the first and only naturally-flavored, sugar-free kids’ water on the market. AquaBall was created by a principal in an urban school system who saw the pandemic coming and wanted to introduce a delicious and healthy option for children and families. First of all, love [...]

Academy Award nominated film Ernest & Celestine will be available on Blu-ray and DVD June 17. Ernest & Celestine features the voices of Forest Whitaker, Mackenzie Foy, Lauren Bacall, Paul Giamatti, William H. Macy, Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman and Jeffrey Wright. Based on the classic Belgian book series by Gabrielle Vincent, Ernest & Celestine takes place in a beautiful, water-colored world in which a society of mice [...]

Kohl’s Cares has launched their new collection featuring the characters of Rio 2. At $5 each, the following merchandise includes: RIO 2 Blu’s Wild Journey storybook Blu, Gabi, and Luiz plush toys Family-style jigsaw puzzle featuring artwork from RIO 2 Also be sure to check out the Woman’s Day Easy Everyday Dinners cookbook, available for just [...]

Recently I was looking for new divided trays for the kids. The ones we have are just to small and are more suitable for toddlers. Then I browsed upon Green Toys’ Divided Trays online. They just came out in January and can I tell you, they are perfect! They are big and can fit all [...]

Now here’s a product that seems like it can do everything but change your baby’s diaper. Bouche Baby’s Take N Shake is the new on-the-go bottle featuring two separate chambers – one for water and one for formula. When you’re getting ready to leave home, just fill the bottle with water and the other compartment [...]

Today I took my kids to see Maleficent (Rated PG). I am really proud of my 5-year-old who watched the movie and expectantly turned away during the violent scenes (like I did!). Overall, I enjoyed it and watching it in 3D made the forest even more magical. Download the activity sheets by clicking this link: [...]

Benihana recently launched the Benihana’s 2014 Children Helping Children Coloring Contest – which raised $50,000 in support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. Third grade student Brooke Wunderlich of Wantagh, NY is the winner out of 17,000 submissions. As a thank you, Brooke received a Benihana hibachi dinner for eight people – a $250 value. [...]