Sunday Reads & Book Review: YA Berserker


    About the Book A Norse teen and her family are forced to flee to the American West to escape the effects of an ancestral Viking curse in this jaw-dropping fantasy novel from the author of Monument 14. “Berserker is a triumph, introducing a wholly-new breed of Viking superhero.”Alyson Noël, New York Times- bestselling author of […]

Disney Descendants 2 is out on DVD today!


If you have kids, you probably already know that TODAY IS THE DAY!!! Disney’s Descendants 2 is out today!  We were HUGE fans of the first Descendants movie, so we couldn’t WAIT to watch the sequel! In Descendants 2 the villain kids are back and the stakes are even higher in the highly anticipated sequel to the Disney Channel […]

Take a Ride with SmartMax’s My First Animal Train


* I received a sample product to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own. If  you’ve been paying attention at all, you know that STEM activities and toys are what’s hot these days – and it’s no wonder! STEM skills are a huge part of being successful in school and in the job market. […]

Sunday Reads & Book Review: YA Stealing Snow


About the Book From New York Times bestselling author of Dorothy Must Die comes a thrilling, Maleficent-esque twist on The Snow Queen, from the “villain’s” point of view that’s equal parts love story and Frozen—all grown up. Seventeen-year-old Snow has spent the majority of her life within the walls of the Whittaker Institute, a high […]

Save the Day with Yo-Kai Watch from Nintendo!


“This post was sponsored by Nintendo as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.” Have you seen the show Yo-kai Watch yet?  If you haven’t, chances are you will be hearing about it soon!   Not only is Yo-kai Watch a super cute cartoon, now, it’s a game that your […]

Support Early Learning with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s #SparkAMind!

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This post was sponsored by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. Even though I think I have raised them so similarly, my girls are so different, but I’m so glad that they are both wonderfully creative.  Different things inspire them both…my eldest is definitely inspired by science and nature…even […]

School Shootings and This is Where is Ends Book Review


Being a parent is scary.  There are a million things to worry about – will my child be bullied? Will they look both ways before they cross the street? Will they forget what they know and get in the car with a stranger?  As a parent, one of the scariest things that I can think […]

Chuck E. Cheese’s Makes Memories That Matter

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Chuck E. Cheese’s for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Chuck E. Cheese’s is an incredible place to make memories with the whole family. When we convince the kids that we are cool enough to take in public, we all want to go somewhere that […]

Grab Perfect Stocking Stuffers from Debbie Lynn!


* I received samples in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own. For me, shopping for my kids main presents is often really easy – they are older and have a pretty good idea of what they want on their lists and to appear under the tree.  What is always harder for […]

Bears for Humanity is the Toy that Gives Back


* We received a free sample in exchange for our honest opinion. This Christmas, we have been trying to feature products which give back – and if you are still looking for a gift that not only will delight any child on your list, but also give back, look no further than Bears for Humanity. […]