Colgate Optic White for a Radiant Smile

Colgate Optic White for a Radiant Smile

My daughter just got her braces off – just in time for Senior pictures.  Yes, we planned it that way.  While she brushed her teeth two – three times daily, I noticed a yellowing that occurred while she had her braces.  Now that those are gone, she really wanted to work on whitening her teeth(…)

Back-to-School Books for Kids

Back-to-School Books for Kids

Summer vacation is winding down and school is almost back in session.  Below are some of our favorite back-to-school reads to get your little ones excited about starting school or returning to school. Truckeroo School This joyful story and picture book about creativity and acceptance will touch little monsters and their families, especially those who(…)

New kids’ bilingual math book

New kids’ bilingual math book

Today, 25% of public school students in the US are Hispanic – and that percentage is growing daily.  Spanish-speaking students comprise about half of California’s public school enrollment, and 40% of the enrollment in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.  The US is now home to more Spanish speakers than Spain.  About 1 out of every(…)

Bedtime Fun with Pillow Pets

Bedtime Fun with Pillow Pets

Parents struggle sometimes in putting their children to bed.  With back to school, now it’s not just getting to bed but also establishing a bedtime routine.  Let Pillow Pets help make bedtime fun! We love the variety of styles and are so delighted that they have a whole host of Disney Pillow Pets!  One of(…)

Caldecott Winners for 2017

Caldecott Winners for 2017

The Randolph Caldecott Medal annually recognizes the preceding year’s “most distinguished American picture book for children.”  Today, we are happy to feature the winners for 2017. Leave Me Alone! A 2017 Caldecott Honor Book that The New York Times calls “both classic and ultracontemporary,” Leave Me Alone! is an epic tale about one grandmother, a giant sack of yarn, and her ultimate(…)

Family Game Night with Dr. Microbe

Family Game Night with Dr. Microbe

Family Game Night is a tradition in our house.  Doesn’t matter if there is a holiday or the kids are having a sleepover, FGN goes on rain or shine, sleet or snow.  One of our favorite manufacturers of games is Blue Orange.  They have the most interesting games!  One of their newest, Dr. Microbe is(…)