Expert Reviews

Keep Kids Busy Over Winter Break with Educational Activities

Keeping kids occupied, energized, and educated during winter vacation is no easy task. We all want our kids to relax and enjoy some freedom after the holidays, but winter break can quickly turn into winter… read more

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Activities and Ideas for School Vacation Week

School vacation week can, let’s face it, be a dreadful time for parents and kids alike. When school vacation is also in the cold, dark winter, kids can be bouncing off the walls. As parents,… read more

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Thankful Thoughts: Meaningful November Family Activities

The month of November is filled with three key words for a lot of families: Thankful, grateful, and blessed. With my kids, I strive to help them understand the meaning of these words during this… read more

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St. Patricks Day Ideas for Kids

St. Patrick’s Day is a way to celebrate spring and all things green. Even if you are not Irish, celebrating the holiday is a way to add fun and opportunities to teach kids about another… read more

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Football Ideas for Kids

Whether you are football fan or not, there is a lot of football championship coverage on TV and football team paraphernalia in the stores. It is a fun opportunity to teach young kids about the… read more

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A Day Without Tech: Getting Back To Classic Creative Play

As most of you know, I review kid apps for various smartphones and tablets. As a new Toy Insider Parent Advisory Board member, I’ll be seeing a lot of toys over the next year too.… read more

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