Showing posts from March 17, 2013

Teaching Safety - I Can Play It Safe {Review}

I need to start this post by saying a HUGE thank you to Elena over at Free Spirit Publishing. I love blogging and I love reading other blogs.  I was talking to a friend about "stranger danger" and I thought for sure that I should look to see what Free Spirit had to offer.  To be honest with you, I have no clue how to talk to that about Broxton. I mean, I want my son to be friendly and sociable... BUT, I DO NOT want anything to happen to him.  That also means I do not want him to be scared of people, but I don't want him to trust too much... Know what I mean?
Having worked with Elena before, I emailed her about the book, I Can Play It Safe by Alison Feigh,  as I was not really sure if it was what I was looking for... but I know that Broxton loves reading and if it would help me at all, I wanted to check it out... 

As soon as the book arrived, I smiled so big... Thankful that Elena sent it along for me to review. 
I will say, the approach to this subject is a bit differen…

Talking To Kids - I'm Like You, You're Like Me {Review}

Broxton had never really been around other kids, until we found the church we go to... and until he started school.  It was hard... Our friends either did not have kids, or their kids were older... or they lived to far... or...  or... or.... We would go to the local parks and he would be the only kid there that day...
It was hard... but we did see people out and about... I wanted him to get to be sociable, like me... That was why I was so happy when we found his school... he loves it, we love it... and he is social :) That being said, we have never really talked about people being like us, or different from us. 
I think with the wide mix of children at his school, it is just something he sees and does not think twice about... but I know the conversation will come up one day...

I was excited when we were given the chance to review the book, I'm Like You, You're Like Me by Cindy Gainer.  In this book, we are introduced to kids of all different backgrounds. 
The book starts b…

Sterling Kids - Watch Me Grow Series

We love to read and I love reading with Broxton.  We were recently sent two new books for us to check out, from the Watch Me Grow Series from Sterling Kids.   Up first was Little Chipmunk's Wiggly, Wobbly Tooth.   This was a cute book, as it covered Little Chipmunk getting a loose tooth.  At first, he was embarrassed about it, since he new he brushed and flossed, so he did not want anyone to know about it.  He went to the dentist and the dentist explained that he was at the age where he would be losing his baby teeth for his adult teeth to come in.  Broxton is ready for the tooth fairy to come, so we discussed that he has to keep his teeth clean and his teeth healthy, so that the tooth fairy will come when he gets older and it is his time.  This book was great helping me explain about him losing his baby teeth as he gets older!  I already plan to take this one into his class for them to read one day.  (They had dental hygiene "class" the other day, so this works perfect…

Go Go Thomas on DVD #Giveaway

Race around with Thomas and Friends in the newest DVD.  All kids will love this DVD, so head on out and grab it today!!!

DESCRIPTIONIt’s high speed fun on the rails as Thomas and his engine friends race around Sodor!  Meet new engine Stafford and your favorite engine friends in five high spirited adventures plus four interactive bonus features, in Thomas & Friends®: Go Go Thomas arriving on DVD, Digital Download and Video On Demand March 5, 2013 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment.SYNOPSISThomas and his friends are charged up and ready to Go, Go! Thomas shows Gordon that being quick is as useful as being strong, while Flynn the fire engine learns to put his pride aside and race to the rescue. Thomas causes some trouble on the tracks trying to be a model engine for a new photographer, while Spencer’s on the move, ignoring warnings about electric engine Stafford’s battery. Thomas pumps his pistons toMistyIslandto help fix Ol’ Wheezy. Will the number one blue engine be on track and o…

Barney and Friends : Play With Barney #Giveaway

With Spring heading our way, Barney and Friends has a great new DVD headed our way: Barney and Friends  - Play with Barney!!!!  

PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONJoin everyone’s favorite purple dinosaur Barney® and his friends in the all-newBarney: Play With Barney arriving on DVD, Digital Download and Video On Demand March 5, 2013 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment and HIT Entertainment.  Little ones let their imaginations soar as they learn the importance of being a team player, sharing and trying your best while playing games. SYNOPSIS It’s game time!  Barney and his friends demonstrate all the benefits of play with their signature style of imagination, music and laughs!  Baby Bop®, BJ® and Riff® get practice being leaders and trying new sports, like baseball and basketball, and everyone learns that taking turns, following the rules, practicing and cleaning up makes every game more fun…especially when you do it with friends! So join the team and have a ball with Barney and friends! 
Episodes include…

Angelina Ballerina: The Mouseling Mysteries #Giveaway

Just in time for Easter...HIT Entertainment has just released a brand new Angelina Ballerina: The Mouling Mysteries on DVD!   If you are looking for a great item for that Easter Basket, look no further!  Your little ones will be sure to be smiling as they solve the case!!!! 
Get ready for some mystery-solving fun with everyone’s favorite dancer in the all-new Angelina Ballerina®: The Mouseling Mysteries, available on DVD, Digital Download and Video On Demand March 12, 2013 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment.  From vanishing music to a missing bird, to seeking out eerie noises echoing through a haunted hall, Angelina Ballerina and her pirouetting posse are on the case to get to the bottom of this fantastical collection of whodunits.  SYNOPSIS Put on your detective cap and search for the clues with Angelina Ballerina in The Mouseling Mysteries! Something suspicious is going on in Chipping Cheddar: Gracie fears Roquefort Hall is haunted when she hears strange sounds, Ma…

Curious George Swings Into Spring

The first day of Spring for 2013 is this Wednesday, March 20th.
To get you kicked off to enjoy the new season, there is a new Curious George movie out:  Swing Into Spring.
Swing into Spring is a "full length feature" coming in at 57 minutes.   I loved that it was that length.. It allowed to be a treat as it was longer than a show, but it was not too long to lose a kids interest..
In Swing into Spring, Curious George has a case of Spring Fever... and The Man in the Yellow Hat takes him out to see how the season is changing....
Of course, no episode of Curious George is complete without the monkey getting into something, so he has a mishap...   That leads Hundley to spend some time with them at their country house!!!  Hundley is a bit down about leaving the city, so George is trying to show him spring and get him excited....
Make sure to watch this to see what all happens next!!!!

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