Gifts for Children Archive

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90 Stocking Stuffers For Kids

This post contains Amazon affiliate links. Do your kids look forward to their Christmas stockings full of small gifts? Sometimes I think my kids get more excited reaching in and pulling out the fun stocking stuffers we bought them than opening the presents under the tree. Maybe it’s because they are surprised

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Finding Nemo is Fin-tastic on Blu-ray

One of the most beautifully created Disney Pixar movies, in my opinion, is Finding Nemo. I thought it was gorgeous the first time I saw it, found it visually stunning when I screened it in 3D and still love it on bluray. Some movies I can’t really tell how bluray affects the

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No Gift is More Unique Than a Giant Microbe!

Generally if someone started talking about gifting the flu, MRSA or plasma to a friend or family member I would look at them funny.  I mean, how gross is it to want to gift cells and diseases?  Well, for those with a quirky sense of humor and an appreciation for unique gifts,

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Encouraging My Daughter to Play Music With the iTikes Piano

I’m all about encouraging my daughter to enjoy music.  Not only do I want her to listen to it and appreciate it, I’d love for her to play an instrument.  By exposing her to a variety of music and instruments I hope to do just that.  I don’t want to push her

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Cinderella’s Story Continues in Cinderella II & III

Being such a fan of Cinderella, I really hate to admit that I did not know there were sequels made!  I know oftentimes subsequent movies are not as widely known or popular, but I’ve always wondered about life after the wedding.  I mean, we know Cinderella became a princess, but that’s where

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Preparing for a Sibling With a Realistic Looking Baby Doll

Over the course of my pregnancy we’ve tried to keep our toddler informed of what is going on.  No matter what, I know there will still be an adjustment period for all of us.  Perhaps even bouts of jealousy and regression.  Hopefully the groundwork we’ve been laying will help make it as

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Develop Motor Skills With the Little Tikes Basketball Hoop

Earlier this summer we went to a friend’s backyard BBQ and their son had a Little Tikes basketball hoop.  We were a little surprised at how much Rissa wanted to play with it.  Not that there’s anything wrong with her playing basketball, it’s just that there were a lot of other toys

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It’s More Fun to Grocery Shop When It’s Pretend Play

When I was little I used to love following my mom around the grocery store with those little kid-sized shopping carts.  I also remember playing “shopping” and “house” with my own cart and fake food.  My pretend food pieces were shaped like known fruits and veggies but the similarities stopped there.  They

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Hexbug Warriors Battle Arena Review

Do you remember BattleBots?  People from around the world created robots that would fight each other in an arena through remote controls.  My dad and I used to love watching them – it was actually kind of exciting to pick a favorite and root for them! The new Hexbug Warriors remind me

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3 Reasons Why You Want to Get Disney Pixar’s BRAVE on Blu-ray

A few months ago I shared 4 reasons why you should go see Brave after I saw it in 3D at the movie theater. Those reasons still hold true, but now I have a few reasons why you should not only SEE it, but OWN it as well. One of those reasons