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The Project Yellow Light Scholarship #stopthetexts

As adults, we all know how important it is to keep kids from texting and driving- and in general, safe behind the wheel. So many accidents happen involving teens, due to inexperience and a feeling of invincibility. As parents, we need to talk to them (and often) about safety while driving.  Have you had a conversation with your kids lately?  It’s never too early to start talking about safety. Have a conversation with your kids about texting … Read entire article »

Filed under: Safety

Monster 500 Racing is Ideal for a Scary Good Time

Monster 500 Racing is Ideal for a Scary Good Time

Haha bad pun but I couldn’t help myself!  My boys are starting to get into scary, weird and gross things. Normal boy stuff, in other words. So when we were sent Monster 500 Racers, the timing could not have been better. I contemplated saving these for Christmas, but I decided a little treat for them would be nice. The Monster 500 is a team of creepy, ghouly, downright gross and strange characters! Kids can collect each … Read entire article »

Filed under: 0-5 (By Age Group), Chanukah, Christmas, Kindergartners, Play, Play Sets and Figurines, Pre-schoolers, Seasonal, Toys (Pre-School), Toys (School Age)

HABA Mini Vehicle: Squeaky Good Fun

HABA Mini Vehicle: Squeaky Good Fun

Wooden cars are a classic toy that continues to delight, no matter how many new electronic toys bombard our kids with flashing lights. HABA has a fresh new take on this toddler favorite: a mini vehicle, available as a police car or fire truck, made from beechwood, with a colorful cartoon animal driver and a button-plunger “squeak” to complete the fun. Our police car mini-vehicle from HABA has a grinning crocodile policeman at the wheel for a … Read entire article »

Filed under: 12-18 Months, Featured, Pre-schoolers, Push Toys, Toddlers, Toys (12-24 M), Toys (Pre-School)

CARS 2 iPad App Review

CARS 2 iPad App Review

My son considers all of the CARS characters his personal friends: Lightning McQueen, Finn McMissle, Mater, and many more (all of which he can name). The original Disney CARS iPad app is one of my son’s favorites. Seeing them come alive on a medium beyond the film is exciting and stimulating for him.  iPad apps even can encourage preschoolers to read, which is another reason I love ebooks. When we were told that there was a CARS … Read entire article »

Filed under: Educational, Featured, Hip Find, Kids Gifts, Play, Pre-schoolers, Reading, School Aged Children, Toddlers, Uncategorized

Cars 2 Giveaway!

Cars 2 Giveaway!

In celebration of the release of Cars 2, the fantastic sequel to Disney & Pixar’s original animated motion picture Cars, we’re hosting a Cars 2 prize pack give away sponsored by Disney! I was lucky enough to attend an advanced screening for media, and my three year old son adored it so much that he asked to see it again on opening night.  You don’t want to miss this movie! Cars 2 has a fun James … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, DVD, entertainment, Featured, Movies, Uncategorized