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Fun Find!

Tweet My four and a half year old daughter loves to craft, but with a two and a half year old, mess-making, tyrannical tornado of a brother running around our sunroom, it is not always easy to find a safe time to pull out the stickers, glue, and other crafting supplies. This is why I […]

Micro-Blog Monday: Buy This Book!

Tweet I attempted to come up with a clever title for this post, but thought that cleverness would just obscure the point – if you are a parent, you need to buy this book. And forget a micro-blog today – this is too important to hold back. The first time that my husband and I […]

Top Five Gifts of 2008: Unique and Innovative

Tweet This summer our neighborhood was incredibly fortunate. Our county parks system chose to renovate our neighborhood playground providing our children with a summer filled with fun and excitement. One of the best features of the new equipment was a pretend store window where children bought and sold mulch, made grassy milkshakes, and ate imaginary […]

Top Five Gifts of 2008: Nostalgia

Tweet Nostalgia – a longing for things from the past. As a woman who has in the past two years dealt with entering my thirties, realizing I will never have another baby, and watching my baby girl become a pre-schooler on her way to kindergarten next year, I’ve felt the bittersweet pangs of longing for […]

Just for You!

Tweet How often do you take a moment for yourself? Splurge. Decide to skip that special trip to the toy store on rainy day four in a row and instead grab yourself a nice, warm tea while your kids stare at you as if to say, “What’s in it for me?” My guess? Not often […]

Goody Bag for Bookies

Tweet I’m going to confess right now that the prize I’m giving away tonight that really makes my heart skip a beat (or two or three) is the Cherry Blossom Market collection from Playskool. But I’m well aware that not everyone reading this has a 4 year old daughter interested in spending hours pretending to […]

Baby, Oh, Baby – Check Out These Clothing Prizes!

Tweet NEWSFLASH: Baby clothing is not cheap. Cute baby clothing is especially not cheap. Cute, well-made baby clothing with little perks (fun for dress up, made from organic cotton, whimsical yet timeless, tagless!) is often very expensive. But I’d like to introduce you to a few generous companies who offer all of this and more […]