When I was a kid, my entire family dressed up in Daisy and Donald Duck costumes. I kid you not. They were super luxe, and we wore them for years. Both children and parents alike were in what were essentially tights ribbed to look like duck legs and big, white duck outfits with the appropriate… Continue reading Themed Costumes for the Whole Family
Does your daughter have fifty different ideas for what she wants to be for Halloween? We hear you. If only she had super powers…she might be able to pull all fifty of them off. While she’s not likely to be endowed with any super human abilities unless she runs into an Alex Mack type situation—and… Continue reading Superhero Halloween Costumes for Girls
Encouraging your kids towards STEAM initiatives doesn’t just help them get a job later in life; it also improves their critical thinking skills, expands their creativity, and encourages them to be excited about engaging with the world around them. While your child may or may not be getting exposure to a STEAM curriculum in school,… Continue reading Teach Your Kids That Science Rocks!
The days are getting shorter. The weather is getting colder. It’s that SAD time of year—the time when Seasonal Affective Disorder begins to set it. It won’t rear its ugly head in full force until a few months from now, but during this time of transition, we wanted to give you time to shop and… Continue reading Prepare for the Winter Blues
I don’t know about you, but I was a bit upset with myself for not traveling to the path of totality on August 21st. I got out my cereal box viewer to view a partial eclipse, but all of my friends in the path of totality shared such amazing pictures and experiences on social media—I… Continue reading Book Your Hotel for the Next Solar Eclipse
You’re reading this post for one of two reasons: you’re either obsessed with Kawaii, or you’re wondering what the heck it is. For those of you in the later group, Kawaii is the Japanese art of all things cute. You’re probably familiar with at least a few examples: Kirby, Hello Kitty, Sailor Moon, and even… Continue reading Get Your Cute on With These Adorable Kawaii Jackets
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in children from ages 1-14, with the most common types being leukemia, bone cancer, brain and spinal cord tumors, neuroblastoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, lymphoma, Wilms tumor and retinoblastoma. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and we want to help you identify some businesses that are helping kids fight the… Continue reading Shop Here to Support Childhood Cancer Research
We’re so happy Fall is here! It’s the season of moderate temperatures, colorful leaves and pumpkin spice everything. We’re in love with dressing for Fall, too. It’s one time of year where chic can meet cozy, and you don’t come off as a slob. As you’re shopping for your new, comfy clothes for the season,… Continue reading Cozy Clothing That Fights Poverty
Guys, I think we might have overdone it this time. I love pumpkin spice as much as the next person. It’s festive and associates with traditions that only happen at this time of year. There are some things I’m okay with smelling or tasting like pumpkin spice. Coffee. Lotion. Pumpkin pie. The list goes on.… Continue reading Think You’ve Seen It All? How About Pumpkin Spice Cereal?
If you’ve seen the epic pool picture, you know that while back-to-school season is crazy, once the kids have officially stepped on the bus, all moms take a deep, satisfied breath as they reclaim some of that time they lost over the summer. Well, they didn’t really lose it. They got to spend it with… Continue reading Relax! The Kids Are Back in School.
Best news in the world: Etsy is currently hosting its very first Labor Day Sale! There are so many handcrafted items to crush on across so many categories. But, alas, there are only 24 shopping hours in a day, so today we’re going to hone in on one area in particular: wedding gear. We love… Continue reading Labor Day Sale on Wedding Essentials
Parents of children who love reading books featuring their favorite pop culture cartoon characters have probably seen books with “Level X” on the front, followed by a star. Whether you’re randomly picking those books up at the library or they’re bringing them home from school, you may not have thought about what that level means.… Continue reading Understanding Your Child’s Reading Level
If you look inside the backpack of any elementary school kid across America, you’ll have a hard time believing we live in a digital age. Between homework, notes, calendars, art work, and progress reports, there’s enough paper coming home to bind into a book every single week. In moments like these, you have to get… Continue reading Getting Organized as Your Kids Go Back to School
When I was a kid, I never dreamed of living in a world where my phone would have a TV screen and would allow me to roam more than 50 yards away from its home base. Okay, maybe I did. I did watch Zenon: Girl of the Twenty-First Century. But that girl also lived in… Continue reading 5 Apps to Help Your Kid With Homework
Putting notes in your kids’ lunch box is a sweet way to help them make it through the day. School can be rough. Other kids can be mean. Tests can be hard. But at lunch time, knowing you’ll find positive reinforcement in the form of a note is something most kids look forward to. Even… Continue reading Cute, Free Lunchbox Notes for Back-to-School
First day of school photos are a must-do tradition. When I was a kid, our mom stood us in front of our house or a flowered bush or something of the like. There were no fancy signs. We just had on our favorite new clothes and backpacks. My mom wasn’t a slacker. This was pretty… Continue reading DIY First Day of School Photo Shoot
The first day of school is exciting. Even kids who don’t particularly enjoy homework and reading lists look forward to meeting their new teacher, seeing old friends, and picking out their favorite outfit to show off. This year, help your kids start their first day off right with a fun, but healthy, breakfast. It will… Continue reading Fun Back-to-School Breakfasts
If you’re looking for backpacks as your kids head back to school, we have a treat for you. Disney has its backpacks on sale for 28%-36% off—and that’s before any of these awesome promo codes! That means you can score your child a backpack—which they really need—with one of their favorite Disney characters on it—which… Continue reading Disney Backpacks for $25 or Less
Going off to college is an exciting time. You’re figuring out what you want to do with your life. You’re prepping to meet new friends who will eventually become your network. Oh, and you’re getting ready to decorate your dorm room. Bed, Bath & Beyond is a go-to resource for college dorm décor and essentials.… Continue reading Gold and White Decor for your Dorm Room
This year as our back-to-school shopping gears up, we’re making a conscious effort to dress our daughters in clothing that empowers. In a world where princess tees are the norm, we want to acknowledge our girls’ potential in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. There’s nothing wrong with being a princess, but you… Continue reading Back-to-School STEM Shirts for Girls