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This time of year kids can often become trapped indoors due to the weather, be it snow or rain.  Here in Palm Springs it has been dumping snow on the mountains and we’ve taken every opportunity to partake in snowball fights and snow angels, but my gosh, the rain here

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hard candy shockdrop rugged ipad review

I’ve had some bad luck this year with my iPhone.  I’ve dropped it only a couple times, but have cracked the screen twice.  Once it was naked, the other time it did have a case on it, but not a very good one (apparently).  I’ve stepped up my game to

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vtech innotab 3s review
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The new InnoTab 3S from VTech is here, loaded with apps and Kid Connect, a revolution in the kid tablet world and it has arrived just in time for Christmas — giveaway below!  I was sent one for review, and review we have. My daughter, 6ish, has been having fun

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bookboard review

This post is sponsored by Bookboard; all opinions are 100% my own. Being a writer and lifelong bookworm, I love paper books.  After experiencing bookcases overflowing, I made a rule to donate each book I read, if I can rule out re-reading them, which is most of the time.  When

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Over the past few months I have been allowing my children to take advantage of the educational apps on my iPad 2. I have been wary to allow them to touch it because of its price point and thin form. Then my Big Grips Frame and stand arrived. The soft,

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Everyone loves the classic poem The Night Before Christmas, originally penned by Clement Moore.   It is a must read for Christmas Eve, and now there is a new way to enjoy it!  My daughter absolutely loves interactive books and The Night Before Christmas is no different!  Each page keeps your

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My daughter is completely consumed by iPad apps, and I’m sure yours are too.  While the iPad is more of a distraction for me, it is an excellent educational tool for my daughter.  When friends and family asked for gift ideas this Holiday season for my 4, almost 5, year

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