The 10 best animal apps for kids

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This post is brought to you by our Brie Brie Blooms contributor Kristen. Our kiddos are using more apps on more devices than ever before. Sure, there’s a lot of junk out there, and when it comes to animal-themed apps, there are too many to count. Some of the apps offered are educational, creative, and fun for preschool children through age twelve (and beyond). These awesome animal apps pack a lot of punch at minimal cost, and some are even free. Here’s an in-depth look at my ten Read More... {Read More...}

DIY Shark Week shirts for siblings

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Shark Week is approaching and we are excited! My daughter has always been fascinated by marine animals and she loves learning about sharks during the fun week. Whether it's a Jaws movie night or a Discovery Channel episode marathon, our DIY shark week shirts are perfect for the occasion. This is baby's first Shark Week so we had to get her in on the fun. The silly sibling shark shirts took about half an hour to make and have already received a big thumbs up from my shark loving daughter. Her Read More... {Read More...}

As You Wish Pottery Summer Classes (giveaway)

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This post is brought to you by our Brie Brie Blooms contributor six year old Gabriella. I have been painting at As You Wish since I was just a toddler. My mom loves to go there too and has made a lot of really cool pottery. My mom and I were invited there last month for a "Grilled Cheese Please" plate class. I don't really like grilled cheese sandwiches so my plate is for ham and cheese sandwiches instead. That's the best thing about As You Wish; you can use your creativity Read More... {Read More...}

Get your kids active with a LeapFrog LeapBand virtual pet

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 I received free products in order to host the LeapFrog and CLIF Kid sponsored MommyParty. All opinions and ideas are my own. We celebrated Fit Made Fun Day September 6th by getting active with the new LeapFrog LeapBand and sharing healthy snacks, CLIF Kids Zbar Protein. The Fit Made Fun celebration was to inspire kids everywhere to get up and active. The new LeapBand is an excellent way to encourage active play while making fitness fun. The new LeapFrog Read More... {Read More...}

Easy DIY remote control storage

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We recently added a TV to my daughter's bedroom and struggled with finding a place to safely keep the remote. She spends a lot of time playing in her room and a small remote could easily end up lost. Her tall loft bed makes it challenging to ask her to put away the remote at night when it's time for bed. I came up with the perfect easy DIY remote control storage solution. Using Velcro with adhesive backing I secured the two remotes (TV and Apple TV) to the inner railing of her bed. It's easy for Read More... {Read More...}

DIY FROZEN message board

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. After almost a full year of FROZEN fun in our house, my daughter still just can't seem to get enough. We met Anna and Elsa at Disneyland and have seen the princesses making appearances at friends' birthday parties all year. My daughter sings "Let It Go" hundreds of times a day, pretends to be Elsa everywhere we go, and loves to read her favorite FROZEN books before bedtime. We saw the movie Read More... {Read More...}