Fold In the Fun with Paper Punk for Creative Kids + Giveaway


Finding fun, creative toys for kids can be hard these days! Paper Punk and its founder, Grace Hawthorne, have developed a customizable, creative, and completely recyclable toy project that kept my eight year old engaged for an entire afternoon this past week. We tried out the foldable paper Kitty kit first. Our own little kitten […]

Modarri Cars Take Playing Cars to the Next Level!


    Do your kids love toy cars? If so, you need to take Modarri cars out for a spin!  This spring, Modarri picked up an award for the Spring 2015 National Parenting Center Seal of Approval, and it’s not hard to see why once you play with them! The cool thing about the Modarri […]

Supercharge Your Summer Fun with H2OGO! + A Giveaway!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bestway for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Super-charge your summer fun with something new and exciting for the kids this season! We have just finished a long winter, and with the longer days and warmer nights ahead, the kids are going to want […]

Brackitz Gets Your Kids Playing the STEM Way


As a former teacher, it’s important for me to provide my children with toys that are open-ended, meaning that the play is unscripted and encourages creative and scientific thinking.  Children learn from open-ended play with educational toys, so I was very excited to test out brackitz with my girls. bractitz have won some heavy-duty awards, […]

Nerf HD Action Camcorder Review & Giveaway


* I received a free product in exchange for my honest review.  All opinions are my own. I’ve been a fan of Nerf since I was a kid, and Nerf toys have definitely gotten better over the years!  Nerf has joined the Action Cam craze with their Nerf and Rebelle HD Action Camcorder, and I was […]

Make Time – Enjoy the Holidays with Blickenstaff’s

Yes, we have received compensation from Blickenstaff’s or Mom It Forward Network for this post.  However, fun family time and holiday celebrations are Family time…..something most of us believe is important but harder to implement with all the craziness of our day to day lives! Blickenstaff’s Toy Store believes in family. It’s easy to get […]

GoldieBlox – An Educational Toy That’s Just So Much Fun

GoldieBlox for Girls

Yes, I received sample items to review from the company, all opinions are my own. In case you haven’t noticed, the way girls and boys play and develop is not the same way! Um, duh! But seriously, take a minute to think on that point….. If that’s the case, then what would make us think, […]

Q’s Race to the Top Teaches Emotional Intelligence


This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and EQtainment, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia  #Qsracetothetop   As a parent, I want my children to grow up to smart, well-rounded, socially responsible young adults.  And there are plenty of tools out there to help […]