By Carlie Parkinson

Phillips Sonicare for Kids toothbrush with app shown on tablet

Get them brushing!

Have you ever had a war with your child over brushing their teeth? It can be the most challenging part of the morning or bedtime routine. We recently got a Philips Sonicare for Kids toothbrush which has been fantastic. The toothbrush itself is great. It is sonic so it works more effectively than a regular brush,…

Peakaboo Beans 10th anniversary party with mompreneur Traci Costa

Mompreneur Series – Interview with Traci Costa, founder of Peekaboo Beans

We’re excited to interview Traci Costa, founder of Peekaboo Beans in this edition of our Mompreneur series. The company is celebrating their 10th anniversary this fall with a special collection. Peekaboo Beans began in 2006 when founder and Mompreneur Traci Costa, unable to find quality, cute playwear that would allow her young daughter to explore, grow…

Child holding phone looking for Pokemon Go

Keep Children Safe While Playing Pokémon Go

“Pokémon Go” is Dangerous for Children, Says Children’s Safety Group Tech safety expert weighs in on the risks and how to avoid them. Pokémon Go has been downloaded by more than 40 million users, making it one of the most widely downloaded apps of all time. In fact, it is now rivaling Twitter as the…

Field Trips with DIY day camp

Are you undertaking a DIY day camp? A field trip is a great way to fill your day. Here a couple things to keep in mind. Getting there Mini-Van: If you’re considering taking the kids on a field trip and are fortunate enough to have a mini-van, don’t forget to think about booster seats. Plan…

Treasure Hunting

If you haven’t heard of Geocaching before, you’re missing out. “Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a Global Positioning System(GPS) receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches”, anywhere in the world.” In other words, Geocaching is a treasure hunt! Login to…

DIY Day Camp

Summer break is long, and although Summer camps can be a great solution by giving your children exciting learning experiences, the costs can add up quickly. If you are looking for a more budget-friendly way to achieve the same benefits that a day camp provides, you might want to consider teaming up with other parents and…

Summer Camp Guide

The 8-weeks of Summer can be hard to fill. In this issue, we’ve put together a list of the available camps from overnight (residential) camps to entertaining and educational camps. We also have some tips for you on the importance of risky play, ideas on how to help prevent the dreaded academic summer slide, and…

Mompreneur Series – Narda Simpson, President of Oyaco Products

Our second installment in the mompreneur series is an interview with Narda Simpson, President of Oyaco Products. Narda, who continues to run the company today, is an inspiration to Mompreneur’s everywhere. Building a company from an idea drawn up at their kitchen table into a national success story is something many entrepreneurs will do only in…