Facts on the Go with Pocket Genius!

My oldest boy LOVES facts…and I love that he loves facts. The thing is…lots of times he’s got facts stored in his head that I’ve never even heard before – and he’s not even 10 years old yet! 😉 It makes me feel like I should do some more reading or studying some times! *wink* […]

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Rev-Up and Roar! ~ GIVEAWAY!

Machines, Trucks, Monster Trucks…it’s all stuff that boys love! And yes…girls can love it too. 😉 We were hoping to head out to see some Monster Trucks in a nearby city this year, but we missed it…so looks like it might be next year now. Instead, we’ve had the opportunity to enjoy some other monster […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Pull the Tab Colors ~ GIVEAWAY!

Books with activities in them are some of my favorite ways to entertain my babies, toddlers and preschoolers! They are quiet, easy to pack along, and chances are they might even learn something! 😉 The Pull the Tab books from DK Canada are some of our favorites and most recently we’ve been enjoying Pull the […]

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DK Baby Boutique!

By now you’ve probably realized that our family is a big fan of DK Canada and their top-notch books. Most of the time I focus more on books for slightly older kids…but what about babies or expecting moms? Certainly they need some good quality books too! Well, DK Canada has not left parents, parents-to-be or […]

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MathBreakers!

Math was always my least favorite subject when I was in school…mostly because I found it difficult to understand…and well, I was the kind of student who would rather write a 10 page book report than learn a new math concept! 😉 It’s funny how the ‘tables have turned’ now though. Here I am, a […]

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Bringing Heroes & History to Life! ~ GIVEAWAY! (2 Winners)

History. It’s a vital part of who we are today, and there’s a LOT that we can learn from it! Throughout my school days I remember always loving history class, and even today I love reading or hearing true stories from the past. However, for some of us, history might be a bit….Dry? Unexciting? Boring? […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Weather Watcher ~ GIVEAWAY!

Weather is one of those things that happens…well…every single day! And although we see and feel and even hear the weather every day, it is a fascinating topic that has been a lot of fun for our family to read about and begin to study together. From rainbows, to snowflakes to storms, clouds, fog, light […]

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Live, Love, Teach ~ GIVEAWAY!

Back when I was a little girl I used to dream of being a teacher. It was one of the many jobs that I dreamed of doing when I was a child…little did I know that I would actually become a teacher – though not in the sense I was dreaming of back when I […]

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Mail Order Mystery!

Do you love a good mystery? Or even better – do your kids love a good mystery as well? What about a Top Secret Mail Order Mystery that comes right to your front door? Now we’re talking!! 🙂 This is the kind of activity – and mystery – that our 9 year old son loves, […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ LEGO Friends Let’s Explore ~ GIVEAWAY!

LEGO never fails to capture the attention of my son, but little did I know that it would also fascinate my girls! With the newer LEGO Friends brand they’ve also entered the world of Lego and love it. As a parent, I love to use the likes and loves of my children to encourage them […]

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