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Clean American Rivers While Playing Animal Crossing with Kelley Blue Book

This post is sponsored by Kelley Blue Book®; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own. If your kids (or you) like playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons, I have a fun new island activity you’ll want to know about! To celebrate the new 2021 Best Buy Awards, Kelley Blue Book® is sponsoring an Animal Crossing: …

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5 Tips for Screen Time Management this Summer

We’re getting ready to head into summer with many kids used to spending hours online due to distance learning. This new norm that kids have gotten used to could cause a struggle with screen time management. Here are a few quick ideas that will help your family create healthy screen time rules. I attended a …

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Nintendo 2DS XL is the Best Portable Game System for Traveling Kids

We had a busy summer of travels this year. As my girls have gotten older our travel tech has changed over time. When they were really little we’d use tablets and download movies and books for them to read. Now that they have cell phones, they often use those for listening to music and watching …

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How We’re Powering Imagination with Technology Playtime

This post was sponsored by Duracell as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. While I encourage my kids to get outdoors to have fun, we also love including technology in our playtime. We’re living in a digital world, and I know my girls will grow up with technology as a major part of …

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Travel Tech for Kids: Yo-kai Watch Video Game

This post was sponsored by Nintendo as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. Spring Break vacation is here and it’s time for kids to enjoy a break from school, and for some families to head out on new adventures. In our technology focused world, our …

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Kid’s Vtech InnoTab MAX Tablet Giveaway

As the holiday season approaches, families are often heading out on the road to visit loved ones for the holidays. While there are a lot of fun ideas for keeping kids entertained while traveling, having a fun electronic gaming device is a definite help! Kids can play while the family travels, and even with their …

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Journey Around the World, Solve Mysteries, and Stop Summer Brain Drain

As parents we’ve all heard about the dreaded summer brain drain. Teachers do their best to send home sight words and math units at the end of the school year to help keep our kids’ brains engaged during the summer. But honestly how often do we actually do them. I admit, I’m a strong advocate …

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Encouraging Kids to Read with Amazon Kindle FreeTime Unlimited

March is National Reading Awareness Month, and we’re definitely a house that enjoys to read! I love to read for enjoyment, and I hope I can spread that reading joy on to my kids. While I appreciate paper books, lately I’ve been hooked on reading Kindle ebooks. They’re able to be downloaded instantly, and take …

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Gamer Girl Play Date Party with Nintendo 3DS XL

Do you agree with ‘Mii’ that girls are gamers too? My girls are definitely into playing video games and while managing the screen time in our household can sometimes feel like a full time job, I enjoy seeing their creativity explode in the digital world. Both of my girls love having friends come over for play …

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Android & iPhone Apps Kids Love : Perfect for Family Trips

We’re a technology loving family and during our travels we all enjoy more relaxed screen time allowances. Of course there are also some great ways to keep kids entertained while traveling without the use of screens, but most people enjoy using electronics during their travels. If you’re heading out on a trip this holiday season, …

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Technology for Kids on the Go

Kicking off our Read & Go 2014 Summer Reading Campaign with our technology bundle has me thinking about technology for kids. I often see my friends asking for advice about what to buy or pack for keeping kids entertained during upcoming travels. While kids’ electronic use should definitely be monitored and used in moderation, we …

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