Category Archives: Books

iVillage PBS KIDS Summer Reading Challenge


I’ve always loved to read and my kids love when I read to them. Bug is starting to read independently and LadyBug will start learning in earnest when she starts Kindergarten this fall. So far, we are lucky that our kids love reading. But not every family is as lucky and even if you are,…

A Magical Journey to Toyland–Walter Wick Studio


A visit to Walter Wick’s studio in Hartford, CT, is part Santa’s workshop, part fantasy world.

MOM, Incorporated – A One-Stop Shop for Mom Entrepreneurs

When I left the workplace to focus on starting a family, I didn’t really have a plan. I was pregnant with our first child and had no idea what I was in for.

Marbles: The Brain Store–Heaven in a Mall


I recently had the opportunity to attend a preview of the new Marbles: The Brain Store in the Northshore Mall in Peabody, MA. It’s a great store full of books, games, puzzles, toys, software and novelties, all designed to challenge and stimulate your mind. My kind of heaven, honestly. Which is why I jumped at…

My Favorite Things: The Robot Book (Giveaway)

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If You’re Happy and You Know It Video for Kids

Enjoy this rendition of the classic song, with artwork featuring children from around the world.

40 More Sunny Days

Sometimes wishes do come true, at least the little ones…