Hello Mr. Scale?! Just checking in, I crossed my 40th finish line today!

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…that’s what I thought – You’re a douchebag and I hate you. You haven’t changed. Once upon a time, I liked you. At the end of 2010 I started walking on the basement treadmill and drinking shakeology. (that treadmill that was purchased in 2005, mid-pregnancy of my first son – it collected dust until my second […]

Love Is All Around – Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your little sweethearts by reading a Candlewick book!

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I really enjoyed these books. The stories and illustrations had their own unique styles. Although they were all about love they each approached it differently. Boys are boys and my little valentines allowed me to read to them. In the 8yr olds opinion none were about “love”. The 5yr old followed along with his brother. […]

Hotel Commonwealth’s Bedtime Stories featuring Wally the Green Monster Feb. 21-22

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Hotel Commonwealth’s Bedtime Stories event returns for its fifth year on February 21 and 22! A home run for February school vacation week, Hotel Commonwealth hosts the fifth annual Bedtime Stories storytelling and pajama party for families in Boston on February 21 and 22.  This year’s theme, “Baseball at Bedtime,”celebrates America’s favorite pastime with an appearance by Wally the Green Monster, beloved mascot of […]

Enter to Win! Reverse Charades Hollywood or Sports edition. Perfect for Superbowl, Oscars and Olympic parties.

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They have done it again and we are lovin’ it.  Acting out Tom Brady, hitting a home run or running around the kitchen (just because) reverse charades sports edition has been a hit with my boys! You don’t want to miss out on the themed-editions of Reveres Charades. Each is a standalone game that also fits […]

Here’s a Quick Way to Start Bowling Like a Pro!

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In order to bowl like a pro you have to start somewhere.  First google ‘Bowl Like a Pro’. Just like that, be careful not to misspell ‘bowl’.  After you have educated yourself properly, start from the bottom up, your shoes. Here I stand, one pair of shoes closer to becoming a pro… When BowlingShoes.com offered […]

2 minute, 3 ingredient fudge – so easy! #kids #cooking

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We made this last weekend and it was soooo easy and delicious! click for recipe! of course, banging on the drums is necessary!microwave and mix.refrigerate. Done. Enjoy!

Cool Creations in 35 Pieces : Premier LEGO® Brick Building Artist Sean Kenney

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Keep your eyes peeled for this new book ! The boys ripped it out of my hand still partially in the shipping envelope. They both flipped through it frantically. The 8 yr old managed to find a way to bring it to his own room and immediately started building. He is very proud of his […]

Simple Tips To Help Your Kid To Not Fear Going To The Dentist

Simple Tips To Help Your Kid To Not Fear Going To The Dentist

Regular dentist appointments are important to ensure your child’s teeth are strong and healthy and that he or she doesn’t have oral problems that could impact his or her overall health. But going to the dentist can be frightening for kids. In a strange room with strange sounds, a strange person is poking around the […]

Sports Illustrated for Kids Announces New Football Book!

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This book has been hanging around the TV, which is not a bad thing.  That means they pick it up randomly to flip through.  Mostly to point to Tom Brady or the Patriots player.  The 4 yr old boy loves to count, the 8 yr old likes to pick out some fun facts…  A big […]

5 Great Benefits of Summer Camp for Kids

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Sending the kids off to summer camp is a time-honored tradition that allows them to enjoy the great outdoors and gives parents peace of mind, knowing that their children aren’t rampaging around the city unsupervised all summer long. However, summer camp can be a pricy affair that is a stretch for families on a tight […]

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