Elmo’s World Hide & Seek Game

My kids love to play hide & seek. At three and four years old, they don’t quite get the concept of staying hidden until someone can find you, but they squeal with delight when they are “found” and when they have to find someone else. That’s why I love Identity Games’ new Elmo’s World Hide & Seek game ($19.99 on Amazon). It builds upon the traditional rules of hide and seek but builds in the popular Sesame Street character known {Read More}

My Little Pediatrician Kit and Giveaway!

Is there a doctor in the house? There might be with the new set of toys from Little Medical School. Little Medical School has launched a retail line of kid-size healthcare wear, gear and activity items and they align perfectly with the need for more STEM products. I wish I had these toys earlier. My younger son Sean has been in and out of hospitals since the day he was born. He was born with a rare genetic disorder and {Read More}

Positive Parenting with Kudo Banz

Positive parenting… we’ve all heard about, we’ve all tried it, but it’s easier said than done when your kids are acting up and just generally being brats! Enter Kudo Banz, an exciting new product that promotes the ideals of positive parenting in way that’s easy for you and fun for your kids! Kudo Banz promises to teach “kids to listen without yelling so you can spend your family time more positively.” Where do I sign up?! Enter the Kudo Banz {Read More}

My Gnome on the Roam

Summer is so BUSY. Games and camps and vacations and before you know it, September is upon us. I love anything that encourages us to slow down a little and really spend time together as a family, which is why I’m so excited about My Gnome on the Roam. Think along the lines of Elf on the Shelf or Flat Stanley but more interactive, more personal and perhaps more applicable to the hectic lives we all lead. The mission of {Read More}

Day Trip to Idlewild

Looking for a great one-day getaway for your family this summer? Look no further than Idlewild & Soakzone, just 2 1/2 hours from Cleveland and the perfect adventure for your young children! And for a limited time, get discounted tickets for your visit! We traveled to Idlewild this past weekend having never visited before and not quite knowing what to expect. It took us about 2 1/2 hours from the Northeast Ohio area. After parking we had a picnic lunch {Read More}

Lions, Elephants & SmartMax Introduce Tots to Magnetic Discovery with ‘My First’ Sets and #Giveaway!

    Tots to Magnetic Discovery ‘My First’ sets are the best toys for kids to start with when they are young and grow into them. Initially when you look at the sets, you think they are geared for babies, which they are at age one and a half. But then when my five year old took these out of the box, she was mesmerized by all of the fun pieces and magnetic capabilities!       The ideas and {Read More}

Hurdle the Robot Review and ROBOT #GIVEAWAY

I’m forever amazed at how technically-adept kids are these days. Technology is a daily part of our children’s lives and will continue to influence how they learn and play. I especially love toys that tap into this reality while also challenging kids to use their imagination. The Young Scientists Club Funtastic Robots series is one such group of toys, helping kids learn the concept of following step-by-step instructions, introducing them to STEM sensibilities and ultimately providing them with a fun, {Read More}


Looking for something fun to do with the family? You should check out Castaway Bay in Sandusky, Ohio! This resort and waterpark is conveniently located near Cedar Point. With a tropical Caribbean theme, guests at Cedar Point’s Castaway Bay will feel like they have just landed on an island paradise upon entering this lush indoor waterpark resort. The centerpiece of Castaway Bay is its elaborate enclosed waterpark with a five-story structure featuring a vaulted wood ceiling that covers a natural setting {Read More}

Bluebee Pals! Talking Animals with Bluetooth Technology!

This is not your talking bear from the 80’s this is a Bluebee Pals. Bluebee Pals come in a variety of friendly stuffed animals (zebra, lion, lamb, bear and dog), Bluebee Pals provide kids with huggable pretend-play fun. The secret to these plush toys is that they include a Bluetooth receiver and microphone that allows kids to interact with smart devices. It’s pretty incredible. Blubee Pals can act as a speaker for kids to listen to music and hear stories {Read More}

LEGO Kidsfest Cleveland Ticket #GIVEAWAY!

Calling all LEGO Fans! The award-winning LEGO KidsFest returns to Cleveland! New activities, popular favorites featured in interactive event running November 4-6, 2016. ****************************************************************** TICKET Giveaway Details: One of MY followers will win (2) tickets to for the opening night session on Friday, Nov 4 2016 (4-8:30pm). I encourage you to LIKE and Follow LEGOKidsFest on Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram for all the latest ticketing updates as this event has been selling out in prior cities. Must be 18 to {Read More}