Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas Countdown – Last Minute Gift Ideas for Kids

We’re less than one week away from Christmas!  Are you done gift shopping yet?  Thankfully I’m almost done, I have just a few small stocking stuffer items left to get and then let the wrapping in Santa’s Workshop (aka our … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Ideas – What To Give Your Child’s Teacher??

Are you like me this time of year? I’m always conflicted as to what to give my kidlets teachers for the holiday. To me, a child’s teacher is one of the most important people in their lives, aside from their … Continue reading

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‘Tis The Season To Be…..

The lyrics to “Deck the Halls” may say ‘Tis the season to be jolly – but to me, it’s more like  ‘Tis the season to be stressed!  I don’t know why, but I always feel so rushed this time of … Continue reading

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Family Friendly Video Games: LEGO Legends of CHIMA: Laval’s Journey Review

My son loves playing games – card ones, board ones and, of course, video ones.  After hounding The Hubs and I for more than a year, we him got a Nintendo 3DS XL for his birthday this past summer.  Between … Continue reading

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What’s On Your List? #HotToys13

Ever since I was a kid I’ve been a list-maker.  I’m sure it’s some sort of OCD manifestation, but I make lists for just about everything in my life — daily to-do lists, what phone calls I need to make, … Continue reading

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Track Santa’s Journey From The North Pole To Your Ho-Ho-Home…

The biggest day of the year for Santa is quickly approaching! My kidlets are excited and have asked me tons of questions asking how Santa Claus delivers presents to all the little boys and girls all over the world in … Continue reading

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Yo Gabba Gabba! Music Is… Awesome! Vol 4. – Kid Music Review

As I’ve unfortunately watched, most children’s TV sucks for parents.   Either I find the characters too annoying or there’s way too much going on for me to follow along as a casual viewer. One kid series I don’t mind watching … Continue reading

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Yes Kids, There Is A Santa Claus! He’ll Even Send You A Letter To Prove It!

Tis the season in our home.  Guess who dropped by and announced he’s staying through the holiday season?  Our Elf On The Shelf, Jelfie! This is his second year with our family and the kidlets were really excited to see … Continue reading

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Kid Lit: What To Read or Not To Read….That Is The Question

Every night we have a ritual in our home. The Hubs and I make sure to read at least one book to our kidlets (usually, it’s a lot more).  Sometimes it’s books they’ve brought home from their weekly trip to our … Continue reading

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Is This A Long Week, Or Is It Just Me?

One of the best parts of the holiday season is having plenty of time off work. Hubs & I are fortunate to have this week off to spend with the kids.  But is it just me, or does it seem … Continue reading

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