Kinetic Sand Sales Raise Money for Autism Speaks

When I was asked by Spinmaster to share a few words about how much I love Kinetic Sand, it wasn’t hard. As an occupational therapist, I use this amazing product almost every day I work with children in the school system. Kids beg me to use it, and not only is it an amazing incentive and […]

How To Help Kids Tie Their Shoes! Shoebuy.com Giveaway

In my opinion, THE hardest fine motor skill for kids to learn is the art of tying their shoelaces. When Shoebuy.com, an online retailer of shoes and accessories for men, women and children offered to sponsor a giveaway, it seemed like the perfect time to share some of my favorite tips on how to help kids […]

Noodles and Company Restaurant Review and Dinner for 4 Gift Card Giveaway

When you have kids, a dinner out in a time crunch doesn’t always have to be a not so healthy drive-thru option. Sometimes the thought of entering a nice sit-down restaurant with waitstaff service isn’t viable either because at least when my son is hungry, he’s totally happy and then all of a sudden he’s […]

LEGO Batman Batcave Adventure (Giveaway)

Guess what!?! DC Super Hero character Batman is now featured in LEGO Duplo sets like this one, the LEGO Batman Batcave Adventure! LEGO Duplo sets are recommended for kids ages 2-5, given that they include larger pieces with more simplified directions. After children build the Batcave, Batman, complete with his blue cape and mask, can […]

Do Your Kids Love Duct Tape Projects? Enter the Scotch Tape #TapeOn Back to School Contest

Disclosure: I will be provided with free samples of Scotch Duct Tape to use for duct tape projects, no other compensation was received for this posting. Years ago I remember boys showing me the shiny silver duct tape wallets they would make with their friends in Cub Scouts. With the trend in personalization, duct tape […]

Dreamworks How to Train Your Dragon 2 Movie Tickets (Giveaway – Boston) #HTTYDToys

Disclosure: I have been provided with 20 passes to the How to Train Your Dragon movie screening courtesy of Spinmaster Toys in Boston, MA. Other than a movie ticket for my family, no additional compensation is being received and any opinions are my own. Are your children fans of Dreamworks movies? How to Train Your […]

Ionix Construction Toys Have Great Developmental Benefits

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Spinmaster, any and all opinions shared within this post and included video are my own. There are some new construction bricks in the toy aisle from Ionix! These construction bricks have many educational and developmental features given their unique ability to shapeshift. Though Ionix look like traditional […]

Goldieblox Construction Toy Giveaway

Disclosure: I received a free sample of GoldieBlox to facilitate this review and giveaway. Any opinions are my own. STEM toys are the rage in the toy industry. These toys aim to provide children with exposure to activities that promote interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Also within this same category, many companies, like […]

Tiny Love Developlace Review & Giveaway

Disclosure: I was provided with a Tiny Love Developlace to facilitate this review and giveaway, any opinions are my own. I’ve blinked and my baby is no longer a baby, but in the same breath I’ve dubbed this moment in time as, “The year of the babies!” My best friend just had twins, and I […]

LEGO Duplo How Do You Play? Contest #DUPLOPLAY

Disclosure: I have been asked to be part of the “How do you play?” jury by LEGO DUPLO. No monetary compensation is being provided for this opportunity, any opinions are my own. There’s an amazing contest that was just launched on Facebook by LEGO DUPLO, called the “How do you play?” competition. LEGO DUPLO is […]

Meet Chomp Stix: Training Chopsticks for Kids

When I was wandering the aisles of Toy Fair one of the most exciting “toys” I found were Chomp Stix. Chomp Stix are 3 different types of training chopsticks for kids. Aside from the obvious, that they are a fun alternative to a fork, there are other reasons why items like Chomp Stix, aside from […]

Rainbow Loom Monster Tail

Toy Fair is always packed with meeting interesting people and all sorts of photo opportunities. The first morning of the show within 20 minutes of opening, we wandered into the booth featuring Rainbow Loom. Rainbow Loom is the elastic band sensation that took children and their parents by storm this past Fall. It was honored […]

Glue Dots Review & Giveaway

Glue Dots provided samples free to facilitate this review and giveaway, any opinions are my own. Being a pediatric occupational therapist, my daily work life revolves around  color, cut, glue, rinse and repeat. I couldn’t work without a good pair of scissors, some crayons, mechanical pencils and glue sticks. So every year in August I […]

Frustration Free Way for Kids to Sign Every Card!

This past week at school I made “friendship cards” with my students so they could practice the art form of writing their names legibly and in those teeny tiny spaces before we handed them out to friends and teachers. As an OT I really value children being able to write their name by themselves, legibly. […]

Wrecker the T-Rex Sand & Snow Toy (Giveaway)

Gavin loves playing in the sand at the beach digging huge holes, and now that we are in the throes of winter, having just received another 8 inches of snow, aside from sleds and a shovel, until now we didn’t really have any dedicated snow toys. I could have kissed the UPS Delivery man when […]

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