10 Educational Toys for 1 Year Olds

As much as I’d really like to remain in denial, it’s time to acknowledge that my little guy is nearing his first birthday at what seems like light speed.  I’m in the midst of planning his first birthday party and I’ve been thinking about how my gift giving to my children has changed over the […]

Outdoor Summer Fun Out of the Blazing Sun! {Creating a Play Space Outside of Your Home}

“This is a sponsored post, I am a Kmart blogger, though all opinions are my own.”   It’s summer time in the south and with it comes lots of time outdoors. The heat can sometimes be suffocating and we are often looking for ways to still benefit from the fresh air but not melt under […]

Educational Toys That Will Last From Toddler to Child

When you live and homeschool in a relatively small space, you find that there just isn’t room for too much stuff. Add in four young children to the small space and you’ll discover that stuff is very easily accumulated despite the lack of space. Since this is how my life operates, I’ve realized that if […]

Deluxe 2-in-1 Cozy Roadster Giveaway Event!

Spring is nearly here and it’ll be time to get those children who have been cooped up inside during this bitter cold winter outside to run, jump, and play!  Break out the toys and enjoy the upcoming warm breezes and sunshine!  To help kick off the season of outdoor play, here is a fantastic giveaway […]

Safari LTD Review and Giveaway!

Who doesn’t love a good educational toy?  Learning through play is one of the most beneficial ways to educate young children.  It engages their imaginations, helps them make connections with lessons they’ve learned, builds many skills, and allows them to express themselves outside of the confines of a table and chair. Some of our favorite […]

Glow in the Dark Celestial Connectagons Review and GIVEAWAY!!

My children love to build.  We own a myriad of various building toys and sets and you can usually find at least one of the children playing with them at any given point in the day.  I love that it sparks their creativity and allows their imagination to take over. We were blessed to be […]

Learning with Toys!

If you’ve been a follower of my blog for a bit, you will know that through our current homeschooling curriculum, we have been studying early American history, including the settling of Jamestown.  We like to use hands on activities and crafts to supplement our learning because it makes things more fun AND helps children to […]

GeoSafari Jr Educational Laptop Review and GIVEAWAY!!

I have drooled over the pages of the HearthSong catalog for several years.  There are pages and pages filled with high quality, educational toys.  We live in a 900 sq ft home.  All three of my children share a room for now and so we are very selective with the type and amount of toys […]

Ten Keep ‘Em Busy Toddler Activities

Oh toddlers! They are cute little balls of energy, full of curiosity and wonder that keep mothers on their toes! They want to know what happens when they push that, pull this, reach in here, open this.  They require lots of love, care, and attention and provide both exasperation and entertainment with their antics. As […]

Every Little Girl Needs a Good Doll

Sweetpea is at that “little mother” stage of her development. She loves, feeds, dresses, nurtures little baby dolls, barbies, her stuffed animals for most of the day. It is her favorite thing to do!  Last summer when Sugar Plum was born, her caretaker gene really took hold.  She is constantly asking what she can do […]