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It’s not everyday I come across something truly unique, and often times I think I’ve just seen it all. Perhaps that is because I am still surrounded with baby and toddler toys, but as my oldest grows even older, the toys get more interesting for all of us.  Enter the

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Christmas is less than 6 weeks away – say whaaat? I know, I’m panicking too.  My daughter is tough this year.  She only wants one thing – an Xbox ONE and more games.  I’ve been begging her to make a more extensive list to give me, Santa and grandma more

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fall board books

Well folks, here we are at the unofficial end of summer and beginning of fall.  I’m so relieved to be done with summer because I live in the desert.  We had a pretty mild summer… I don’t think it even reached 120 this year… but I am still so ready

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I participated in this #JuicyFruitFunSide sponsored campaign on behalf of One2One Network. All opinions stated are my own. With one more weekend left, it’s time to cram in some final dog-days-of-summer activities!  This Labor Day weekend, cannonball into the pool, grill big fat steaks and fill up the water balloons —

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I have become quite the fan of Peaceable Kingdom’s Cooperative Games.  Their cooperative board games usually consist of some sort of learning aspect and are non competitive.  When competition is eliminated, especially when you are playing games with a 2.5 year old and a 5.5 year old, the experience is

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popar interactive puzzle review
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My daughter has taken over the iProducts in my home.  I have this vague memory of the iPad being my birthday present one year…very, very vague. I rarely touch it anymore!  With an overflowing list of installed kids apps, I have to be picky about the new apps that my

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super duper educational homeschool review
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Keeping with my Summer Brain Drain theme these days, we have the latest and greatest from Super Duper Publications, an amazing source of learning materials for kids.  Previously only available to teachers, therapists and special needs professionals, Super Duper is now on the consumer market.  Let the great roar of

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vtech innotab 2S review
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Keeping kids engaged and learning the whole summer through can be a challenge. It really can.  School’s out and kids want to spend their days by the pool, at friend’s houses and on vacation.  No school allowed. But, with the sophisticated learning tablets for kids, like the VTech InnoTab 2S,

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poptropica 3ds review

Thank you to Ubisoft for sponsoring this post. Please click here to learn more about Ubisoft. I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective. #UbiChamps Some of you parents may have already heard of Poptropica.  It is a new one for me but is a

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just dance disney

Thank you to Ubisoft for sponsoring this post. Please click here to learn more about Ubisoft. I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective. #UbiChamps I am admitting this is the first Just Dance (or any dance video game) that I have tried.  But seeing

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