DK Discovery Day ~ The Big Book of Trains ~ GIVEAWAY!

A train ride is one of the things on the list of ‘things to do together as a family!’ It’s especially high up on the list for the boys….though I’m pretty sure the girls would all enjoy a train ride as well! I myself have, in fact, never been on a train before…so I think […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Ultimate Sticker Collection American Girl ~ GIVEAWAY!

Stickers are one of those things that kids of ages seem to enjoy. Boys love ’em, girls love ’em….they’re just an all-round great activity for kids! We take stickers all over the place with us…to church, on long road trips, on short road trips ;), camping (they’re great for rainy days!) and of course we’ve […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Utimate Sticker Collection: The LEGO® Batman Movie ~ GIVEAWAY!!

Who’s seen the new LEGO Batman Movie? Our oldest hasn’t seen the movie yet…but can’t wait to check it out! Lego + Batman + Movie = a fabulous way for a 10 year old boy to spend the evening! 😉 Since we haven’t had the chance to see the movie yet, we’ve had to tide […]

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Touch-and-Trace Learning Fun ~ GIVEAWAY! (5 Winners!)

From the time a child is born they are learning…whether that is learning to roll over, learning to their shapes or learning physics…learning is an important part of our lives no matter what age we are! In the past month, we’ve been enjoying some new books for the youngest learners in our homes. Little Groovers […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ I Need a Hug

Do you like hugs? I can vouch for the fact that a good hug definitely makes a tough day a little bit better…or a lot better! We have some wonderful “huggers” in our home and I’m not giving them up! 😉 Buuuuut…what if you need a hug, but you’re just a wee bit prickly…spikey….or pokey? […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Super Cool Tech ~ GIVEAWAY!

The world of technology is an incredible world. I mean….who would’ve imagined that we’d be able to send a message across the world in less than 5 seconds? Or be able to have a talking map in our vehicle that gives us exact directions to our location? Or print in 3-D? The world is continually […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ King Baby

  Kings and Queens is a ‘game’ that is commonly played in our home. Our kids enjoy dressing up, pretending to be royalty and being the ‘King’ or ‘Queen’ for a day. It’s all just a lot of fun! But what about a baby…who’s a King? A King Baby. Sound intriguing? Sound like something your […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Really Feely Baby Animals ~ GIVEAWAY!

  Animals are a fabulous part of our world…well, except I could do without mosquito’s, spiders and a few others that aren’t really the “cuddly” type. 😉 Overall, kids love animals and often are able to create special bonds with them – even from very young ages. One way to help kids learn more about […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ 100 Women Who Made History~ GIVEAWAY!

History used to be one of my favorite topics when I was in high school. Perhaps it was the fact that I had a great teacher…or perhaps there’s something about history that simply caught my attention…probably a little bit of both. 😉 My son also enjoys history – especially if he can read about it. […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ What is Peace?

Peace. It’s a word that’s used a fair amount in our daily lives. I hear myself saying things like “I could use a little peace and quiet today.” or “Let’s live in peace with each other!” and more. Peace is important…but when I truly think about the deep, underlying, true meaning of the word peace, […]

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