Top Toy Trends of 2013 for Kids – Creative Play!

Today I went on air with KXII to chat about the cool trends I see in kid’s toys this year. There are two main trends I see with the top lists and gift-giving trends this year: 1. Traditional Toys are Cool Again and 2. Parents Want Toys With Lasting Value. Note that any toy with… Read…

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Blogging and Playing On the Go – Microsoft Windows Phone Reinvented Around Me

With five kids there is always something going on – especially now that my older ones are becoming more involved in sports, Boy Scouts, and community activities. At the same time I’m pursuing more large-scale projects for my problogging, book writing, and speaking/teaching. How do I…

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Homeschool Extra-Curricular Activities for Health Plus Giveaway!

As a homeschooling mom, it is important to me that my kids will be able to associate with other kids on a regular basis and enjoy some of the sports activities that I’m not able to coordinate at home. That’s why we’ve been involved in…

15 Classic Board Games for Kids

Board games are a fun, easy and inexpensive form of entertainment for children. Many board games also help children to develop a variety of important skills, such as counting, concentration, strategy and memory. Here is a list of 15 classic board games…

Keeping Kids Hydrated – Tips and Tricks

My kids have been playing sports this past year and one of the things I’ve noticed is that it is so much easier to get them to drink water when they are staying active on a regular basis. While the human body is 65% water, the human brain is 75% …

What Activities and Items Grace Your Patio or Balcony?

Our patio is in the front of our house as our backyard is overtaken by food production efforts. For us, this makes the front patio area the place for food consumption efforts. For lazy-coffee-drinking while watching the kids ride bikes (Is it bad that …