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Leap into the Holidays with LeapFrog #HolidayToyList

LeapFrog #1 fan right here, always have been, always will be! Now it’s time to leap into the Holiday toy buying with LeapFrog. If you don’t know the LeapFrog brand (not sure there are many people out there that don’t know their brand) their products are educational, age appropriate, interactive and simply just fun. My kids [Read On]

Skechers Kids Shoes

What’s New in the Kid’s Shoe Market #Skechers #Giveaway

I like to consider myself a little bit of a shoe connoisseur. I know, that’s a bold statement, so let me back this up by explaining myself. I collect running shoes (some people might call it odd but those who know … know!). There are women out there that like to collect purses, some like to collect [Read On]

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Licensed Labels to get Excited About

I have recently realized that you can never have enough name labels in your house! These days I pretty much label everything because of a common theme in my house …  missing items! Whether it be an article of clothing, accessory or toy, it leaves the house and it’s a toss up as to whether it comes [Read On]

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What’s Streaming for Halloween #StreamTeam

I swear my kids wait all year for Halloween! In fact, as soon as Halloween is over they start planning their costumes for the following years Halloween however they probably change their minds about 6 times throughout the year since they really base it on their favorite tv/movie at the time. My little guy (not [Read On]

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The Toy that will Make your Kids Laugh #HolidayToyList

I was recently introduced to a new toy called Sing-A-Ma-Lings and when I mentioned these cute toys to a friend thinking they were new, she looked at me as if I was crazy for not knowing them! I gave these funny looking yet totally adorable little things a go, handed them to my mini toy reviewer and [Read On]

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Potty Training with Kandoo Flushable Wipes #Giveaway

You know what’s hard … having kids, you know what’s harder … potty training them!!!!!!! Just when you think you found the light at the end of the tunnel, your mini decides they are going to throw you through a loop and has accident after accident after accident (AHHHHHHHH SOOO FRUSTRATING). If I have learned some [Read On]

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Don’t Forget about Family Time #StreamTeam

So you blinked and it somehow turned into fall! The kids went back to school, the after school programs started, the weekend programs started which means in my house one parent takes the older and one person takes the younger and after a crazy week of running around you realize that you have spent little to no time [Read On]

Beat Bugs

Come Together with Beat Bugs on Netflix #BeatBugs #StreamTeam

What do you call cute little bugs that sing great tunes … BEAT BUGS! My television is heavily consumed by Kids Netflix shows that I am made to sit down and watch if I want some cuddles. 90% of the time I tune out what they are watching and the other 10% I actually pay attention to and this show [Read On]

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All Things Canadian #Netflix

We celebrate our birthdays yearly, so it is only customary to celebrate Canada’s birthday with friends, fireworks and BBQ’s (can’t forget a day off work – thank you very much Canada) which is customary! Every Monday of the Canada day long weekend, my entire family gets together for dinner and the kids play outside. Typically my [Read On]

Alba Botanica Sunscreen

The Summers Best Natural Sunscreen #GIVEAWAY

How many sunscreen’s have you purchased and then weeks later find yourself reading the latest recall list only to find that new sunscreen that you just purchased and put on your child countless times is on that list because of an active ingredient in the product? So what brand do you trust??? I am sure I am not the [Read On]

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The New Skechers Burst are a MUST this Summer! #Giveaway

It’s as if Skechers knew I had a love for shoes/sneakers because I came home from work one day to a large package and inside were these new babies and I couldn’t be more excited. I am a picky person when it comes to shoes, but Skechers knocked this one out of the park with [Read On]

Kung Fu Panda 3 Screening

Enter to Win 4 Tickets (per winner) to an Exclusive Screening of Kung Fu Panda 3 at the Toronto Zoo!

ENTER TO WIN TICKETS TO A SCREENING OF KUNG FU PANDA 3 AT THE TORONTO ZOO! After reuniting with his long-lost father, Po travels to a secret village and meets tons of hilarious new panda friends and family members. But when the supernatural villain Kai challenges all the Kung Fu masters across China, Po must [Read On]

Pull-Ups Potty Training

I just Learned that it is Potty Training Awareness Month #PottyPartnership #Giveaway

I just found out that June is Potty Training Awareness Month so what better time is there to start learning about potty training and get ready to start the process (now that I think about it the word “process” is actually a very suiting word here because potty training really is a process and a very frustrating one [Read On]

Laceez

If You Don’t Know … Now You Know!

Well I am going to start this blog post off with a big YOU’RE WELCOME! Why? Because after this post you will be thanking me for introducing you to this product that I promise will make your life SOOO much easier. Growing up I wasn’t exactly a girly girl! I loved to play sports, I [Read On]

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Try Explaining it with Netflix #StreamTeam

These days I find that I am having one way conversations with my kids, I am talking and nobody is listening. They either are running around the house hyper as can be, fighting with each other over g-d knows what or they have their heads dug into some tech device. I have found that I [Read On]

Schick Hydro 5

The New Schick Hydro® 5 System #RazorLove #SchickInfluencer

Ok I get it, I have a children’s blog and I review children’s products and services so why a razor?! Well for one every parent uses a razor (unless of course you have lasered every part of your body) and second, every now an then it’s nice to find products that are good for us parents. [Read On]

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Netflix Resolves Sibling Rivalry #StreamTeam

After I had my second son, someone once told me that at some point I will no longer be a mother, but a referee. Well … I am most certainly still a mother (whatever that meant), but I now get the whole referee thing. My boys actually fight over everything and it is sooooo frustrating: “that’s [Read On]

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Get it Done in a Jiffy! #GIVEAWAY

So you move into your new house and the air conditioner breaks; one evening you hear a weird noise coming from the basement and realize thats your washing machine yelling at you; your child throws up blueberries all over your new carpet, you have a million little things all over the house that need repairing, [Read On]

Live Clean Baby Soothing Vapour

Live Clean’s Newest Addition: Baby Soothing Vapour Bubble Bath

Is it just me or are your kids jumping from one cold right into the next?! Just as I think my little guy is feeling better (my older one seems to have a better immune system), the nose faucet and coughing starts all over again, the poor guy can not get any relief Just as [Read On]

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Netflix Lego Madness #StreamTeam

Your kids get to a certain age where they discover Lego and then that’s it, all they want is Lego Lego and more Lego which was awesome for me because in some weird way I found building the Lego kits calming and quite addicting if I might say so myself. Then comes the moment you step [Read On]

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The Saturday Night Dream #StreamTeam

Ahhh a cold, wintery Saturday night where everyone is in their pi’s sitting on the couch under a blanket eating popcorn and watching a movie peacefully together and then all of a sudden one of my kids whips a hard plastic toy at my head (no this doesn’t only happen in the movies) and then I [Read On]

Hasbro

Good Bye Tech and Back to the Basics with Good Ol’ Hasbro Family Gaming

I remember when I was a kid my mother always yelling GET OFF THE COMPUTER to either myself or one of my siblings and now fast forward 30 or so years and I sound like my mother yelling at my own kids GET OFF THE IPAD about a million times a day!!! Now, I am [Read On]

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A Children’s Concert not to be Missed #SACH

Here’s a great event with a great cause that is happening in Toronto this weekend!!! A Treehouse favourite … Splash ‘N Boots Save a Child’s Heart Sings is an annual children’s concert in support of Save a Child’s Heart. The concert was first organized in 2009 by a group of mothers on maternity leave looking [Read On]

Netflix Canada

A Different Kind of New Years Resolution #StreamTeam #NewYearNewView

For years I had lists of New Years resolutions and i’m pretty sure I never kept them. One year, I am pretty sure  that one of my New Years resolutions was to keep one of my New Years resolutions … sound familiar? Well this year I was given a great idea to change up my New [Read On]

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Introducing the NEW Playtex Diaper Genie Elite

What’s worse than a smelly diaper … a smelly garbage full of diapers!!!! You know what I am talking about … in that case you either didn’t register for a diaper garbage system pre-baby and therefore thought it would be an ok idea to use your regular garbage until someone bought it off your registry (bad [Read On]

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Celebrating the Holidays with Netflix – Enter to WIN!!! #NetfliXmas #StreamTeam

December is one of my favourite months of the year: Hanukkah, Christmas, Christmas Music (my absolute favourite), lights on neighbourhood houses and trees, Christmas movies and the smell of baking in friends houses. To be quite honest, the only smell of baked goods in my house is the purchased kind or even the pre-made cookie dough kind. [Read On]

LeapFrog Epic

The Next “Epic” Kids Tablet #LeapFrog

Dictionary.com defines the word Epic as “spectacular; very impressive; awesome” which perfectly describes why the new LeapFrog tablet is called the LeapFrog Epic. So here’s how it all went down! I brought the LeapFrog Epic tablet home, I showed it to my oldest son to get him all excited about it and then realized I had to [Read On]

Dinotrux Favorites with Netflix

Netlifx Helps with Bedtime

How many parents out there struggle with getting your kids into their bed for bedtime and then to actually stay in their room to fall asleep? A few years ago, bedtime was easy: hugs, kisses night night. In the last year, the stall tactics have taken over our bedtime routine: “this is old water, I need [Read On]

Tiny Love

Tiny Love Dual Motion Developmental Mobile

It’s common practice that after you find out you are pregnant you register … easy right? WRONG! It’s overwhelming enough sharing your body with this little creature and not knowing what is going on in there, not to mention figuring out what you have to buy for him/her and which are the trusted brands. Sure, it [Read On]

Hasbro

It’s a Hasbro Kind of Holiday

As much as I dislike winter, I absolutely love the holidays! The decorations, the music, the family gatherings and of course for me, shopping for presents for my kids. Nothing makes me happier than seeing the huge smile on their faces when they open their gifts to find the newest, coolest toy. Now the problem is, [Read On]

Little Monkey Designs

Custom Growth Charts by Little Monkey Designs

I’ve never really thought twice about growth charts until I was at a friends house and his brother told me that when they were growing up their father would mark their height on a door frame every year on their birthdays so they could see how much they have grown throughout the years. When their [Read On]

Netlfix

Get Cozy with Netflix – #StreamTeam

Officially I can say it feels like Fall! The temperatures have drastically dropped, you have retired your summer wardrobe and brought out all your favourite fleece slippers and most importantly, your cozy sweatpants. Truly, what is better than getting home from work (or a full day’s worth of errands in some cases), slipping on those comfy sweats [Read On]

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The ‘Baby Care Basics’ – Enter to WIN!

Parenting is hard … plain and simple! Whether you are about to have your first baby or your third, those early days (that can stretch into weeks and months!) of parenting are a whirlwind of emotions, sleepless nights and questions (a lot of questions). And while we all have come to expect unconditional love to happen [Read On]

Live Clean Baby

The Eczema Solution #LiveClean

Simply put, all the over-the-counter Eczema creams suck (until now at least)! Ok you may beg to differ (and you are entitled), but when my older son was a baby, he had eczema on his arms, belly and legs to which I was told to try an oatmeal bath … didn’t work. I tried over [Read On]

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Back to School with Netflix #StreamTeam

The weather has spoken and summer is coming to an end. Camp is over, programs for the fall have been set and your child’s back to school backpack is almost ready to go. Hard to believe that this is the end, it’s just too short. Now it’s time to start hyping up back-to-school and talking to [Read On]

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Every Day is an Adventure #StreamTeam

When I think of an adventure, my mind slips into another world thinking of zip lining in Costa Rica or taking a cruise through the Greek Islands or sleeping in a hut over the bright blue water in Bali and then I come back to reality with a toy car being whipped at my head and watching as my two boys [Read On]

Little Monkey Designs Personalized Pillow

Personalize it with Little Monkey Designs

I always get asked for recommendations for baby gifts and I feel like over the last few years my recommendations have been getting stale. Yes blankets, insulated lunch bags, backpacks, registry items are always great, but I really love recommending unique items that a family wouldn’t necessarily buy for themselves. I was recently introduced to Little Monkey Designs and [Read On]

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Gearin’ up for the Pan Am Games #TO2015

I think it is so cool that Toronto is hosting the 2015 Pan American and ParaPan American Games in the coming weeks! So you have your PVR set, some tickets booked, now what? Time to Gear UP! The Toronto Eaton Centre has opened up an Official Pan American Games store and I had the opportunity to [Read On]

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What’s Old is New Again with Netflix #StreamTeam #TBT

Who doesn’t love a good #TBT. Well, what about throwin’ it back to the old school TV shows you used to watch as a kid that are now back thanks to Netflix! I am throwin’ it back for my husband because after having our first son, he insisted on buying superheroes for him that he [Read On]

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Are you going to see Disney Pixar Inside Out?

I have always been a huge fan of animated movies, but Inside Out could be just the cutest! I mean, what a great concept for a movie. It enlightens kids about all the different emotions they feel in a dramatic yet funny way. I’m definitely not a movie critic, but I had high expectations going in to see the [Read On]

Sands Alive Glow

What’s New with Sands Alive? It GLOWS!! Enter to #WIN

I thought just the regular Sands Alive was the coolest product on the market (which it still is, years later my big guy still loves to sit down and play with it) … but now comes Sands Alive Glow!!! There’s just something about toys that glow that I have always loved. Yes, I was the kid who had glow [Read On]

BabyBjorn Bouncer Mini

BabyBjorn had a Bouncer Baby … The BabyBjorn Bouncer Mini #Review – Enter to WIN!

Gone are the days of sitting at the table to eat a meal, taking a long hot shower and having a nice long chat with your husband without interruptions. I remember sitting on the couch with my (1st born) mini sleeping on me and my husband spoon feeding me my dinner so that I  didn’t move an muscle and wake [Read On]

Live Clean Kids

The New Live Clean Kids Line – Enter to #WIN!

Well Live Clean, you did it again!!!! Everyone knows my love for the Live Clean line and it keeps getting better. Now, Live Clean Baby still holds a special place in my heart (mmmm love that baby smell – i’m holding on to it for as long as I can), but I have to say [Read On]

Netlfix

Nothing is Better than Family! #StreamTeam

Gone are the days of the traditional “nuclear” family and we welcome the “modern” family comprised of two moms or two dads, single moms or single dads, half siblings, step siblings, adopted siblings, aunts, uncles, grandparents … did I miss anything? My dad has always told me that “family is everything” and he is right! Every [Read On]

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A Little “Me-Time” with Schick Intuition – Enter to WIN!

Ok so your little one is napping and you estimate having about 20 minutes to yourself, what do you do?? SHOWER of course!!! Once that baby is born, it’s no longer about you and your needs, it’s all about the baby and his/her needs and luxuries such as washing your hair and shaving become few and far [Read On]

Playtex

Playtex Has New Friends

It wasn’t long ago that I reviewed the Playtex Anytime Straw Twist N’ Click Sippy Cup and since then it has been the only sippy cup that I use as it NEVER (yes NEVER) leaks!!! What could possibly make this sippy cup better? Let me introduce you to the new Playtex® PlayTime™ cups with some of your little [Read On]

Heart and Soul Kids

Stylin’ Your Kids with Heart N’ Soul – A Children’s Swag Boutique … Enter to Win!

Full disclosure, I have a slight shopping problem (it could be worse right?!) 5 years ago it was all about buying for myself … how quickly things changed once I had kids. My love for clothes shopping took a huge turn and I found that during my “quiet” time (aka my kids nap time) I [Read On]

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Get Ready to Run Walk Wheel and Roll

Do you know Three to Be? If you don’t than you should because it’s an amazing non-profit organization who’s “mission is to support and advance the development of innovative research, therapies and education for children with neurological disorders and their families.” and boy have they done wonderful things! So what are you doing on Sunday May [Read On]

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Oh the Lies! #StreamTeam

Put your hand up if you lie? If for even one second you thought about not raising your hand, your lying! We all do it … period … the end! I feel bad telling my little one itty bitty lies, but come on, it must be done! Yes honey the park has a bed time too, one day when [Read On]

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Science Madness with Netflix #StreamTeam

All of a sudden out of nowhere my 4 year old became interested in Science!! What happens when you mix oil and water; what happens when you mix water, red food colouring and blue food colouring and the list goes on. It’s fun to find things around the house to create Science experiments out of, [Read On]