Only a couple of days left until it's (finally) Halloween! Since it falls on a Saturday this year, I'm going to need a lot of activities to keep my daughters occupied until it is finally time to go trick-or-treating. Thank goodness for Pinterest! Check out some of the easy kids crafts I've pinned below.
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A funny thing happened this fall: I discovered that despite my extensive planning and back-to-school shopping, I missed something very important for myself. A pair of 'inside shoes', to be exact. Something that I haven't thought of for myself in years! Between volunteering at my daughters school library, my youngest's junior kindergarten class, and being a Sparks leader, I'm spending a lot of time in schools where they really don't appreciate dirty or wet shoes, and wearing just socks isn't a great Read more [...]
On October 13th, Disney released two new movies on Blu-ray Combo Pack. I remember going to see "Aladdin" when it was released in theatres as a kid and it has been a favourite of mine ever since. I was thrilled to hear that "Aladdin: Diamond Edition" was on its way to our house!
Climb aboard for a magical carpet ride with nonstop laughs, action-packed adventure and Academy Award®–winning music that will make your heart soar(1992: Best Music, Original Song, “A Whole New World,” Original Read more [...]
There are 2 weeks left in October, which of course means I'm planning for the holidays. I am now accepting submissions for my annual Holiday Gift Guide! If you have a product that you think would be a good fit for the Not Just Baby Brain 2015 Holiday Gift Guide, please feel free to contact me via the form below or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. My family has a wide range of interests, from toys and games to books and movies!
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With Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner, we're gearing up for our second big travel season (summer being the first). PBS Kids has just released a new compilation called "20 FURRY TALES" that features over 4 hours of PBS favourites that will be a long-trip lifesaver!
I know that we can really get into a rut when it comes to kids programming. The girls will find a show or two that they really like, we'll set the PVR and that's the end of it. A compilation like this gives us guaranteed Read more [...]