Are Your Kids Monkeys? You Need Tumbling/Martial Arts Mats!

Most kids have a lot of energy.  And while I love my kids’ energy, I also love it when they expend that energy outside.  Enter our current backyard setup! It started when my husband bought some exercise rings to hang up in the backyard for himself.  Of course...

Shine-A-Light Books

In line with our recent post on 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, I thought it fitting that this week’s Tried & True post is about a book.  My kids and I recently came across Shine-A-Light books.  The title we have at home is The Human Body.  It reads like any...

Lego Storage

Are your kids asking for LEGOS this Christmas?  Or have you simply stepped on too many to know that you need to DO something?  Check out these cute Lego Brick Drawers.  My kids recently moved on from Duplos to regular size LEGOS.  While I love LEGOS and the creativity...

Creatology Color-In Cardboard “Forts”

One of my favorite finds of all time (thank you Aunt Katie) is the Creatology Color-In Cardboard “Fort” from Michaels craft stores.  These are forts or structures made out of cardboard that are relatively easy to put together (I did it by myself).  The...

Beat Bugs on Netflix

I credit my husband with this find.  Tired of listening to children’s music on repeat, he vowed to take charge of our kids’ musical education.  Enter the Beat Bugs, a relatively new show on Netflix that follows five little bugs as they explore the big...

Tummy Ache? Can’t Sleep? Thermal-AID Animals to the Rescue!

The kids are sick AGAIN (thank you school).  While no one beats mommy or daddy in the making you feel better category, thermal-AID bear and zoo animals come in a close second.   Thermal-AID animals combine the comfort of a stuffed animal with the calming and soothing...

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