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10 Things Kids Can Get Away With (But You Can’t!)

10 Things Kids Can Get Away With (But You Can’t!)

There’s a saying that spending time with the youth will keep you young – or something to that effect, anyway. If by keeping you young, they mean that you will one day find yourself in a particularly childish debate over whether it is indeed cold enough outside to require a […]

Giveaway: Nerf Rebelle Toy Pack

Giveaway: Nerf Rebelle Toy Pack

Nerf used to be a bastion of blue and orange. Not anymore. The toy weapon makers have opened up a whole new world with pink and purple designs as they help kids break down gender barriers about just who it is that plays with toy guns. The Nerf Rebelle line […]

So My Girl Shoots a Pink (Toy) Gun — So What?

So My Girl Shoots a Pink (Toy) Gun — So What?

When the (toy) gun arrived in my house, I didn’t know what to say to my daughter. It was white, pink, baby blue, and purple, but still, it was a gun. Some folks would tell you little girls don’t play with guns because they’re girls. They’re supposed to be prepping […]

If Motherhood Is the ‘Toughest Job’ You’re Doing It Wrong

If Motherhood Is the ‘Toughest Job’ You’re Doing It Wrong

By now you’ve probably seen the viral video of folks interviewing for the “toughest job in America.” Spoiler alert: it’s a stunt put together by an advertising agency meant to sell cards for Mother’s Day. Yes, they duped real people into interviewing for a job that doesn’t exist just to […]

Mets’ Moms & Families Day Tickets — How to Snag the Deal

Mets’ Moms & Families Day Tickets — How to Snag the Deal

There are certain things that make spring, spring. Mud. The return of the peepers and the robins. And baseball. The sound of ball hitting bat is everything that makes this season grand, and if you live in driving distance of New York City, you’re in luck. The Mets brought a […]

We Are the Keepers of Their Memories

We Are the Keepers of Their Memories

My daughter stood on home plate at Citi Field over the weekend. She was one of the special kids to take advantage of the New York Mets’ new push to give kids more out of their baseball game experience. She ran the bases in an actual Major League Baseball stadium […]

Giveaway: 3-Month Netflix Subscription

Giveaway: 3-Month Netflix Subscription

In life, there aren’t many things we get for free … except, maybe, for a one-month subscription to Netflix. The streaming TV & movie addition, er, service, usually gives folks one whole month free to see if they like what they’ve got to offer. I’m going to do you one […]

A Virtual Walk Down Memory Lane (With the Kid)

A Virtual Walk Down Memory Lane (With the Kid)

I’ve joked more than a few times over the years that parents really have kids so they can get a second crack at childhood … or at least to relive some of their favorite moments from the good old days without people giving them the stink-eye. Just look at how […]

7 Reasons to Accept a Facebook Request From an Old High School ‘Friend’

7 Reasons to Accept a Facebook Request From an Old High School ‘Friend’

If you’ve spent any amount of time on Facebook, welcome to the club. There is a shrinking crowd of folks who have steered clear of Zuckerberg’s empire, and I’ll admit I am not one of them. And so I can’t help but be sucked into those lists you find so […]

Giveaway: Tinker Bell The Pirate Fairy Blu-Ray Combo Pack

Giveaway: Tinker Bell The Pirate Fairy Blu-Ray Combo Pack

Heads up Tinker Bell fans! Disney released The Pirate Fairy, its latest in the flitterific series for little fairy fans, this week. I’ve already viewed it and determined it’s a must watch for little girls, especially. But now I’ve got one to give away! Want in? Of course you do […]