“Rio 2″ is Coming to Theaters April 11th + Prize Pack Giveaway

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I remember watching the bright colors and funny animals with my boys in Rio.  I’m excited to watch Rio 2 with our kids when it comes out to theaters this week!  I can’t believe there is already a second one!  On April 11th, Twentieth Century Fox will be releasing Rio 2 in theaters everywhere! Blu and Jewel are back for […]

Brush Your Teeth…or They’ll Rot and Fall Out!

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This paid post is brought to you by the new free Oral-B Disney Timer App as part of a Type-A Parent Community Sponsored Post. When I was a kid, I brushed my teeth on a regular basis for the most part.  I especially brushed them thoroughly when it was time to go to the dentist […]

Fisher-Price: Real Advice from Real Moms

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One of the main things I love about blogging is that thoughts and information comes from the mouths of real moms.  It doesn’t come from movie stars or famous celebrities, but from real moms like me and you.  I don’t know if you find this, but I sure do.  Some of the best parenting advice […]

Save Big & Get Ready for Spring with Carter’s Baby and Kid Up to 50% Off Sale + $50 GC Giveaway

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I used to love shopping at Carter’s when my boys were little.  There were so many cute outfits I could choose from and dress them up in!  Living here on the Central Coast, we are lucky to have a Carter’s store nearby.  I headed over and found some cute clothes for my 5 and 7 […]

“Free Birds” DVD Review + Giveaway

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We love watching movies as a family and Free Birds was definitely on the list of movies we enjoyed!  We were excited to receive a copy of Free Birds on our doorstep and have a family movie night – complete with popcorn, candies and our own little turkeys kids.  Free Birds became available on Blu-ray and DVD on February […]

Kids TV: “SpongeBob and Friends: Patrick SquarePants” on DVD

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Our boys love to watch SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends on TV and on DVD.  So, when they saw the new SpongeBob and Friends: Patrick SquarePants arrive on our doorstep, they were excited to put it in the DVD player.  But first they had fun playing with the case, which makes it so that Patrick has shorts on (when […]

“The LEGO Movie” Hits Theaters on 2/7 + Giveaway!!!!

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Frank and I have six kids together and they all love LEGOs!  In fact, when we went to the movies this summer, we saw the preview for “The LEGO Movie” – not once, but twice.  Both times, the kids showed excitement about the movie coming out and were whispering to one another that they wanted […]

Kidoodle.TV – Television Built for Kids & Approved By Parents

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Winter break is here and the kids are out of school.  With new gifts and a warm home, our kids have a tendency to want to hang out more inside than outside.  I have to admit that during the holidays, we see an increased amount of television watching and game playing, especially with both Frank […]

Holiday Gift Guide: VTech InnoTab 3S

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There are only a few more days until Christmas!  Can you believe it?  With all the toys and games out there, it can pretty dang overwhelming to pick out a gift you know your child will love.  I know that when Frank and I look for gifts for our kids, we look for gifts that […]

How to Make a LEGO Minifigure Holiday Card

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of LEGO for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Our kids LOVE LEGOs!!!  Trust me, this is NOT an understatement.  When we asked them what they wanted for Christmas, the first thing they said was LEGOs.  All 6 of our kids have even been to […]

Holiday Gift Guide: JENGA TETRIS Game Review & Giveaway

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We love to play games in our family and with the holidays coming up, it’s the perfect opportunity to stock up on games we can play all year long!  Hasbro is one of my favorite brands and we have a closet full of different Hasbro games.  Jenga is a family favorite and Tetris is a […]

Holiday Gift Guide: “I Even Funnier” Book for Kids

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Growing up, I remember how my younger sister loved to read all the time.  I would always see her with a book in her hand…and she read fast too!  Brian, our 10 year old, also loves to read and reminds me a lot of her.  Recently, we were introduced to I Even Funnier, a book written […]

Holiday Gift Guide: Disney’s “Planes” on Blu-ray & DVD


Our family enjoyed watching “Cars” and “Cars 2” and we were all excited for the release of “Planes” in theaters.  In fact, we took all 6 kids to see “Planes” in the theater and it was so much fun!  What’s the next best thing to seeing “Planes” in the theater?  Watching it in the comfort […]

“Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel” DVD Review

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Our kids love to watch the animated television show, Phineas and Ferb.  For the first time, a landmark animated adventure where two worlds collide, Phineas and Ferb team up with Marvel Super Heroes (Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor and Hulk).  You can own Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel on DVD now.  Each DVD comes with a FREE collective […]

Brighten Up Your Child’s Smile This Halloween with Firefly Toothbrushes

Firefly Ready Go Toothbrushes - Product Shot - July 2013

Halloween is just a few days and that means our kids are gonna be eating a LOT of candy!  With lots of candy eating comes teeth that will need to be brushed for the correct amount of time so that plaque and bacteria is removed properly.  The New FireFly® Ready Go Brush™ is the perfect tool for kids […]