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DVDs That Get Us Through Rainy Days!

DVDs That Get Us Through Rainy Days!

What to do on a rainy day? Pop some popcorn and pop in a movie! It may seem like a no-brainer, but once winter comes and that rain turns to snow, you’ll be thanking me later! I was able to see a screener of new DVD that just came out called Hero that highlights the values of fatherhood, sports, and playing your best. From producers of Alone Yet Not Alone, comes a heartfelt movie about legendary small town baseball coach, … Read entire article »

Filed under: entertainment, Movies, School Aged Children

Get Organized for Back-to-School with the Epson LW-600P Portable Label Printer

Get Organized for Back-to-School with the Epson LW-600P Portable Label Printer

*I was provided with an Epson LW-600P Portable Label Printer to facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.” For those of you who are already Type A and super-duper organized, I don’t need to proselytize on the beauty that is the label. You already know that labels are good for school items, food in the fridge, closet and pantry organization, the list goes on and on. But then there are the rest of us. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Back to School, Design Your Own, Momma Gotta Have, Organizers

As Seen on TV: Wubble Bubble Ball Review

As Seen on TV: Wubble Bubble Ball Review

*I was sent product in order to facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.* I’ll confess that I’m a sucker for “As Seen on TV” products. My house is full of kitchen gadgets, cleaning products and appliances I saw on TV. Very few of those products really live up to their hype, so I try to resist purchasing more things I’ll rarely use. My kids have inherited my love of all things “Seen on … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, Gift Ideas, Play, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Summer, Toddlers, Toys (All Ages), Toys (Pre-School), Toys (School Age)

How Much Do You Know About Treating Your Child’s Fever?

How Much Do You Know About Treating Your Child’s Fever?

*This post is sponsored by Children’s Advil. *   When your child comes down with a fever, do you ever feel like you’re just guessing when it comes to treating it?  Well, you’re not alone. Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, the makers of Children’s Advil, recently conducted two surveys of more than 1,000 parents and 250 pediatricians nationwide and found that more than half of consumers (52%) report feeling anxious, fearful or helpless when their child comes down with a … Read entire article »

Filed under: 0-5 (By Age Group), Health, Parenting

Time for Bed, Time for Bunk Beds

Time for Bed, Time for Bunk Beds

When I come home from a long day after work, there’s nothing I like to do more than lay down on my bed, even if only for a few moments before I’m yanked off to the next chore. If I had to climb up a ladder to get to this cozy piece of heaven I’m sure I would be a very unhappy camper. Rewind 20 or 25 years ago and the opposite of this was true. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beds, Bedtime, Children's Furniture, Featured, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Sleeping