School’s out and summer has officially arrived! Here are our top 5 picks for the best new toys for a cool Summer.
My two boys are the champions when it comes to blanket forts. Well, maybe “fort” isn’t the right word — “nest” is probably better. Every room in our house seems to have a pile of pillows and blankets in a corner, and you never know if there’s a child under all those blankets. The telltale sign is […]
The other day, my son looks up from his book and declares that he has ‘extra meats’? Huh? “What are you talking about?” “I have extra meats. I have fingers and toes.” Looking over his shoulder, I realize what word he’s trying to pronounce. “Almost kiddo, but that word is ‘extremities.’” Though ‘extra meats’ is also a […]
Last night, after devouring a lollipop, I asked our little comedian how his tongue got so green. I think my exact words were, “how many frogs did you have to lick to get that shade of green?” Without looking up from his iPad, he replied, “just one.” “How’d it taste?” “Deee-licious!” “Can I have one?” “They’re in the creek.” I […]
April Fools Day has come and gone, and we are still finding googly eyes glued to any number of items each day — ketchup bottles, shampoo containers, cereal boxes, bananas — you name it. This year, our boys thought googly eyes made for the perfect prank, and I have to admit that I still giggle with each […]
April Fool’s Day is one of our kids’ favorite days. They have carte blanche to play tricks on mom and dad — pranks that would normally not be allowed on any of the other 364 days of the year. A good prank is one that doesn’t hurt anyone physically or emotionally. It should be harmless […]
Every small child has sat in their sandbox and dreamed about digging to the center of Earth, but just how far would you have to dig? Let’s just say you may need a bigger shovel. Check out this fun graphic that illustrates just how far down some of the deepest holes in the Earth reach. For more information, visit GeoCon’s website.
Have you seen this amazing Kickstarter project yet? The creator has devised an ingenious device that allows you to fill 100 water balloons in one minute. That ought to keep the neighbor kids at bay for a while! The project has already raised way more than the $10,000 it needed, but there’s still time to contribute and […]
Before we promote anything on this site, we try to take the product for a test drive whenever possible. We recently signed on as an affiliate for the monthly subscription gift box service Bluum, and were excited to get our hands on a box to review. A bright, cheerful red box arrived in the mail […]
I just heard about “Playgrounds for Everyone,” a new tool that parents can use to find accessible playgrounds in their area, and thought it was worth sharing. The app currently lists over 1,300 accessible playgrounds, with features such as smooth surfaces, swings with backs or safety harnesses, ramps to allow children to access play towers and […]