Product Reviews

Boredom Busters:  Word Games from Educational Insights

Boredom Busters: Word Games from Educational Insights

Summer always seems to be a big time for games in our house. We typically have Family Game Night on Friday night. In the summer, we play games on the back deck, take games to the pool and also when we travel. Games are such a great way to enjoy the nice weather and to(…)

Boredom Busters:  Word Games

Boredom Busters: Word Games

How many times have you heard, “I’m bored” already this summer?  We’re featuring word games that will keep the kids occupied and their brains buzzing.  No need to worry about “summer slide” with these fun activities for the kids! Crazy Letters Mindware games brings us Crazy Letters, a topsy-turvy word game.  This game is the fast-paced word(…)

WINDY CITY KINDIE! Mr. Dave’s ‘Feeling Good’

WINDY CITY KINDIE! Mr. Dave’s ‘Feeling Good’

Praised as a “celebrity to kiddos in Chicago and for good reason,” Mr. Dave (a.k.a. Dave Hamilton) is poised to take his place on the national kindie music scene with the June 9 release of his fourth kids’/family album, Feeling Good. Inspired by such artists as Kendrick Lamar, Paul Simon, the Beach Boys, Frank Ocean,(…)

City Mouse:  Your Summer Reading Guilty Pleasure

City Mouse: Your Summer Reading Guilty Pleasure

We typically feature books for kids on our site, but today, it’s all about a book for mom.  I simply couldn’t put it down and read through this book in a matter of days, which is a record for me.  This book will have your shaking your head, laughing and thinking far beyond the time(…)

Coloring & Activity Books for Kids

Coloring & Activity Books for Kids

There seems to be a new found love of coloring these days and coloring books aren’t what they use to be. The designs are elaborate and the books printed on superior quality paper. This isn’t your grandmother’s coloring book, or for that fact, it’s probably not your parents’ coloring book either. I remember coloring books(…)

Battleship: Pirates of the Caribbean Edition

Battleship: Pirates of the Caribbean Edition

We love games at our house and we love Pirates of the Caribbean.  We were super excited to hear that USAopoly was coming out with a Pirates Yahtzee game as well as a Battleship version.  Thanks to USAopoly for sending over a Battleship game for us to play with.  All opinions are my own! This(…)