Finally --we are uncovering the secret to getting your kids to talk to you- without feeling like you are a dentist trying to PULL teeth The Scholastic Parent & Child KidQ app for iPhone and Android facilitates conversation via fun Q&A's about the things that kids (and parents!) are the most curious about, like Why is the sky blue? And Why do we say "ears" of corn? Each day, users are … [Read more...]
The Sunday Swoon: Cinnamon Toast Crunch Turns 30 And we are CELEBRATING with a #Cinnablast Giveaway!
Congrats to our winner Thomas!! Back when neon and leg warmers were all the rage, a new craze came onto the scene with a burst of cinnamon when General Mills introduced Cinnamon Toast Crunch in 1984. To give you some perspective I was 11 years old and TOTALLY sporting leg warmers, CRIMPING my hair and of course on the weekends my parents let me have a special sweet treat for breakfast-which was … [Read more...]
Get the Look: Burt’s Bees and Steven Alan in New York Fashion Week and a MEGA GIVEAWAY!
Congrats to our winner Austin! My 13 year old daughter and I fight over one line of beauty products-- BURT's BEES. I kid you not. Why you ask? Because we both want to go for that dewey, oh-so-natural look which only Burt's Bees can truly deliver. And to be perfectly honest- I love that our shared love for Burt's Bees gets us chatting and playing with makeup-- TOGETHER. And of course this … [Read more...]
The Sunday Swoon: Puffs SoftPack is Helping me Keep the Peace in our Family
There are two things I can always count on in my family; the fact that my son is always LOOKING for/in need of a tissue and my daughter being extra hyper vigilant about keeping our home clutter free. So picture this- we have tissue boxes in almost every nook and cranny of our house, because if we don't my son will use his arm to wipe his nose (I KNOW TOTALLY GROSS!). And while I don't mind … [Read more...]
Do it Yourself: Create the quintessential DIY Tumblr folder #BackToSchool
This back to school season my 13-year-old daughter has taken getting her supplies for back to school to a whole new level. Instead of buying personalized items- she has taken it upon herself to create folders and notebooks that reflect her individual tastes and styles, and I for one could not be happier.When I saw that she was working so fastidiously on these projects I asked (okay I BEGGED her to … [Read more...]