Honest History: The Adventure Magazine for Young Historians

As a self-described history buff, I often take my kids to historical monuments, museums and other locations where they can learn more about the past and the world around them. Finding toys and reading materials that reinforce this learning helps fill in the gaps for my kids – and for me! Honest History magazine is a perfect example of a way to partner the concepts and time periods that define our history with a love of reading and learning. Honest {Read More}

Fun at Fall Fest at Nickajack Farms!

On a recent, cool fall Saturday my husband and I took the kids to Nickajack Farms. We had such a great time! Nickajack Farms is an operational farm, farming over 500 acres in North Lawrence, OH. Right now you can experience their Fall Fest, which runs every day until October 28, 2018; 11am – 7pm then 11 -5 October 29-31, 2018. In addition to the Fall Fest and their famous pumpkin patch, Nickajack Farms offers field trips, tours, birthday parties, {Read More}

Fall Fest Group Discount at Nickajack Farms!

Nickajack Farms is an operational farm, farming over 500 acres in North Lawrence, OH. And with fall just around the corner, they’re excited to promote their Fall Fest, which runs from September 17-October 28, 2018; 11am – 7pm then 11 -5 October 29-31, 2018. In addition to the Fall Fest and their famous pumpkin patch, Nickajack Farms offers field trips, tours, birthday parties, group events and more. Click here for a Fall Fest group discount opportunity! Pumpkin Patch Pick your {Read More}

The Magic School Bus Science Kits: Exploring the Wonders of Nature

School has started and Labor Day is over, which I know means the unofficial end of summer, but Mother Nature is telling us otherwise! We’ve continued to have record-breaking HOT temperatures here in northeast Ohio over the past couple of weeks, so even though the pool is closed, we’re still spending a lot of time outdoors. If you’re running out of ideas for soaking up this Indian summer, you may want to check out The Magic School Bus Science Kit: {Read More}

The Magic School Bus Science Kits: Growing Crazy Crystals

We’ve had so much fun this summer trying out the Young Scientists Club science kits – both the magnets and the volcanoes kit were fun, interactive and educational for my preschool-aged kids. Next up: The Magic School Bus series of science kits and games. These kits do a deep dive into various scientific topics and allow kids to conduct their own experiments using the materials in the kits and common, household items. We decided to try out the Growing Crazy {Read More}

thredUP Goody Boxes

Recently I went back to work part-time. I’m loving it, but it means that I have even less time on my hands these days. Between kids’ activities and the new job and housework, and everything else, just about every hour of the day is spoken for. So when I looked at my closet recently and took stock of my “professional” clothing, most of which hearkens back to pre-parenting days, my first thought was, “when am I going to go shopping?” {Read More}

Whiffer Sniffers Series 6 Has Arrived!

The Original Whiffer Sniffers is a collectible line of scented plush characters that are available as either backpack clips, larger huggable plush versions, and scratch n’ sniff stickers. Dozens of unique, fun characters have been launched since 2015. Series 6 launched this Spring 2018 and includes a fabulous group of must-haves! Your kids will want to collect them all!   Five new characters join the Whiffer Sniffer family in Series 6, Part 1 ($6.99). Kids will be enchanted by Chill {Read More}

My First Lab deserves a “Wow!” for WOW Scope

From the creators at My First Lab , WOW Scope is awesome! My 7-yr-old up to my 12-yr-old nephew, they were both literally saying, “Wow!” It is very easy to set up and you can start using as soon as you add batteries. We started with the included specimens but were quickly looking at everything from coins to fingerprints to strands of our hair! Very happy we got this because it’s a learning tool without being a boring tool! The {Read More}

Whiffer Sniffers Series 5 are Awesome Stuffed Animal Backpack Clip Accessories for Boys and Girls

When we went to the bus stop a few weeks ago, all of the kids had these little stuffed animals clipped to their backpacks. One of the little girls had eight of them on her backpack and I wasn’t even sure how she got all of them to fit on it. Come to find, these adorable little stuffed animals are Wiffer Sniffers!https://whiffersniffers.com/ Not only are they adorable but they smell amazing! She immediately started clipping them onto her backpack and {Read More}

KidStuff Coupon Books: Schools RAISE Money…Families SAVE Money! #GIVEAWAY

With the beginning of every school years comes the fundraisers! We as parents and Moms love helping our children’s schools raise money to help assist in their education but some fundraisers I just do not enjoy. Like the one currently happening at my school the Magazine drive. I do not want to hit up friends and family members to sell magazines. I just don’t enjoy it. I also feel bad pressuring people to buy magazines. Which is why I like {Read More}