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Mattel Holiday Gift Guide Part 2 #PlayAdvocate #ListToppers (+giveaway)

Mattel has even more toys to suggest this holiday season. Stay tuned to win some of it! Mattel Holiday Gift Guide Part 2 Fisher-Price® Thomas & Friends™ Turbo Flip Thomas™   Ages 3+Y | $59.99 | Available at Walmart, Toys”R”Us® and Amazon® The original Thomas the Tank Engine™ train was made of wood and got… Read More »

Simple Ways to Show Dad You Care

We should show dad we care all year long, not just on Father’s Day. Some toys just seem to attract dads more as a possible connect to their sons and daughters. Something about trains seems to scream dad so Thomas The Tank Engine wants to remind you to take care of your dads because they… Read More »

Mattel Holiday Gift Guide Part 1 #PlayAdvocates #ListToppers

Mattel Holiday Gift Guide Part 1 Mattel has lots of choices available for the Holidays. Here are just a few of the amazing picks. Stick with me and have a chance to win some of these later in the post! Fisher-Price® Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo Ages 9M + | $49.99 | Available at… Read More »

You Can Be Anything + Ways to Encourage #PlayAdvocates

You Can Be Anything + Ways to Encourage Barbie has had over 155 careers since she was “born” from Mermaid to Movie Star, Pet Vet to Police Officer, Fashionista to Fairy Princess and everything in between. No other toy represents so many different careers. As a Girl Guide leader I’m always teaching the girls that… Read More »

How To Host a Family Game Night

Have you wondered how to host a family game night? It’s really simple! The basics are family+games=family game night. Of course you can add more to it than that and do some simple prep to make it more fun and go more smoothly.   How to Host a Family Game Night There are a few… Read More »

How Hot Wheels Inspires Learning

Hot Wheels™ is a well known brand but just in case you aren’t familiar, it’s a race track toy where different sets can be put together to create the ultimate race track. Hot Wheels is fun but it’s more than that. It inspires learning too. How Hot Wheels Inspires Learning Be Creative Your child can… Read More »

Fisher Price Farm, It Never Gets Old!

Did you play with a Fisher Price farm when you were a kid? I did! Now my kids are playing with the Fisher Price Animal Friends Farm – the new and improved edition. It’s a little different than when I was young but it’s close enough to the original to recognize it! Disclosure: I am… Read More »

Adjusting to Transitions for Tweens #MonsterHighHaunted

Let’s face it, life is full of change from the moment you are born. As your children get older, we as parents try to help them cope with change and get used to new situations. Depending on the age of your child, you have probably helped them adjust to all sorts of new situations, some… Read More »