My Preschooler Codes! + Code-a-Pillar Giveaway

July 20, 2016 in Kids - 35 Comments
This post is sponsored by Fisher-Price. Thanks for supporting the brands that we believe in! It's amazing how quickly children catch on to things when exposed to them early. Both of the boys were navigating their way on laptops  before the age of two. With two parents who spend a great deal of time working… Read More »

Setting Up A Colorful Playspace In Any Room

August 8, 2014 in Decor, Kids
Now that we're in our new place, I'm finding new and creative ways to make it ours. At our old place, we organized the toys in a toybox and bookcase, but we are now using the bookcase in our bedroom. I've always wanted to decorate with cubes, so moving into a new place opened up… Read More »

Octonauts: The Best Toys Ever According to Jayden

April 28, 2013 in Kids - 3 Comments
"These are the best toys ever!", Jayden exclaimed as I opened boxes of Octonauts toys sent for us to review. The Octonauts are an eclectic crew of eight adorable animals who explore the ocean in search of adventure and fun! From their undersea "Octopod" base, the eight talented critters (including a valiant polar bear, daredevil kitten,… Read More »

Holiday Toy Picks For The Kindergartner

November 26, 2012 in Celebrations, Kids - No Comments
The holidays are here and kids are finalizing their wishlists. While Jayden hasn't asked for anything specifically, I know what items tickle his fancy. Throughout the year, I add items of interest to my Wishpot account and that helps me figure out what items I want to buy and what items to send to family.… Read More »

HABA Corner to Corner Game

February 10, 2011 in Kids - No Comments
Jayden loves all things blocks: Duplos, wooden blocks, Mega Bloks, you name it. So when we were sent HABA's Arranging Game Corner to Corner from Maukilo, of course it was a hit! The Corner to Corner game (well, it's not really a game) reminds me of Tetris, but of course it is more dimensional. Corner… Read More »


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