Gymboree Play & Music FREE CLASS + $100 Gymboree Gift Card Giveaway

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This post contains affiliate links. I was given a Gymboree gift card in exchange for this blog post. No monetary compensation was given. Thoughts are 100% my own. #PlayPedia. Keep reading, there is a $100 Gymboree Gift Card Giveaway at the bottom of this post. I've got a fun new giveaway here and you're going to want to enter. Gymboree Play & Music has been fostering creativity and confidence in children ages 0-5 for over 35 years. Today there are over 700 locations in 33 countries, … [Read more...]

Outdoor activities for you and your child

Outdoor Activities For You and Your Child

Modern psychology has long advocated the importance of play in childhood development. It is a fundamental tool by which children learn and grow emotionally, particularly when the roles are played by a child and his parent. Elements of trust, respect, discipline and nurturing can all be developed when a parent plays with his or her child, and one of the best places for parent/child play to occur is outdoors. Unique elements can be found outside and used in active play, things that cannot be … [Read more...]

The newest Mickey Mouse Clubhouse release

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"Oh, boy!" Get ready to tap into your inner super powers and take flight with Mickey and the gang as they discover their ultimate superpower of teamwork in the newest Mickey Mouse Clubhouse release. Both of my kids love Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. Sean and I buy the kids a lot of movies, but the ones they watch over and over and wear out quickly are our copies of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. So you can guess their excitement when a copy of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Super Adventure was dropped off at our … [Read more...]

Adorable bow ties for babies at babybowtie.com

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I really wish more men and baby boys wore bow ties. I'm a sucker for a bow tie, especially when that bow tie is on my handsome son. It's not often we get dressed up around here, but during the holiday season we get dressed up more than we usually would. Sean's new bow tie will look so adorable on him for Thanksgiving and Christmas this year. I found adorable bow ties for babies at babybowtie.com. My son, Sean, is 2-years old and I love to dress him up, but so far, I never dressed him up in a … [Read more...]

The best lightweight umbrella stroller

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Now that S is getting older, it's necessary to have a good lightweight umbrella stroller for him. Our stroller needs are pretty simple: plenty of storage, easy to maneuver, comfortable, easy to use, and a good 5-point harness is important, too. S loves to try to get himself out of his stroller; he's a very active little boy. The unpadded 5-point harness keeps him in place and comfortable at the same time. We've had the Joovy Groove Ultralight for nearly a month now, and we love strolling S … [Read more...]

Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel available on DVD now

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Worlds collide as Phineas and Ferb team up with Marvel Super Heroes (Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, and Hulk) in Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel. I'm 32 years old and I still enjoy watching cartoons, especially cartoons with Marvel Super Heroes in it. Any excuse to pull out our Iron Man, Hulk, and Spider-Man masks and we are excited. We've had this DVD for a few weeks and I can't even count how many times we've watched it already. We've had Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel in the DVD player for … [Read more...]

New Sofia The First DVD releasing on September 17th

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Guess what? There will be a new Sofia The First DVD releasing on September 17th. I got my hands on a copy a little early. This fairytale DVD includes 5 fun-filled episodes from the TV Series, including a special appearance by Princess Jasmine. Plus a complimentary exclusive Sofia Doll Dress Up Kit. Your favorite little princess-in-training returns for more music, majesty and magical fun, so get ready to have a ball with Sofia the First! Becoming royalty overnight is every girl’s dream, and … [Read more...]

WaterWeek Kids: Great for Back-to-School

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My 6-year old started 1st grade a couple of weeks ago. Since starting 1st grade, Jasmine now brings a packed lunch to school. I often worry about Jasmine not drinking enough water. It is something we've been struggling about with her for a while now. I have to force her to drink; Jasmine won't do it willingly, it's more of a chore for us now. I keep Jasmine hydrated daily, with water, tea, juice, and milk. WaterWeek Kids are great for back-to-school. All WaterWeek bottles fit perfectly into … [Read more...]

Disney Planes merchandise preview

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Disclosure: I was sent to Los Angeles for a Disney Press Trip. All expense-paid. No monetary compensation was given. Opinions expressed below are 100% my own. When I was at DisneyToon Studios for the #DisneyPlanesEvent press trip back in June, I was given a sneak peek at the Disney Planes merchandise product line. You have no idea how badly I wanted to go home with all of these toys, shirts, and books. I don't know who is more excited about all the Disney Planes merchandise, me or the … [Read more...]