World Bird Sanctuary: This Place Is For The Birds

World Bird Sanctuary: This Place Is For The Birds

World Bird Sanctuary in Valley Park is a non-profit organization that promotes the conservation of wild birds of prey. Ok, that sounds a bit dull. Tell your kids you’re taking them to the Bird Zoo. Much better. The sanctuary is tucked next to Lone Elk Park, another cool spot for the kids. Even if you haven’tContinue Reading

Battle Sheep: The Board Game (review)

Battle Sheep: The Board Game (review)

Moms, I hear your pain. Your kids want to play a board game, but if you have to play another round of Chutes and Ladders, you’ll pull your hair out. They’re too little for Monopoly. Broke their copy of Hungry Hungry Hippo. Uno got…lost. Somehow. Besides, they cheat all the time. So here’s a game I wantContinue Reading

Paper Fun: Snappets Hand Puppets

Paper Fun: Snappets Hand Puppets

Snap! Snap! That’s the sound these paper hand puppets make when your kids play with them! Snappets are cool paper puppets constructed from a single sheet of paper and need NO glue, NO tape and NO scissors. Just fold and have fun!   Mitch and I were sent a set of the T-Rex Snappets toContinue Reading

8 Ways to Prevent Leaving Baby in a Hot Car

8 Ways to Prevent Leaving Baby in a Hot Car

Every summer we hear about the tragic death of a baby or young child left in a hot car. These unimaginable deaths are preventable. St. Louis Children’s Hospital has introduced Sophie’s KISS as a way to help new (and maybe old) parents remember their children.   The program is named after Sophie, a St. LouisContinue Reading

SuperME Backpacks for your little hero

SuperME Backpacks for your little hero

It’s no secret that most kids want to be a super hero when they grow up. So why not treat your budding super hero with a truly super backpack from SuperME! SuperMe Backpacks have super secrets: capes and hoods hidden right inside! Super! SuperMe sent us this cool red and blue backpack to review. I’ll admit, IContinue Reading

DIY Minecraft Light Up Blocks (with free printable)

DIY Minecraft Light Up Blocks (with free printable)

Tackle some real Minecrafting with the kids by making a set of Minecraft light up blocks in Emerald, Diamond, Redstone and Glowstone! I’ve got a free printable to help you out–and a giveaway! (Just a reminder, Minecraft is owned by Notch Development. Download your copy here! This post is not sponsored, it’s just full of fan-o-rificContinue Reading