Why Is the Sea Salty?: And Other Questions about Oceans (Good Question!)

What kinds of animals live in the sea? What causes tides and waves? How deep is the ocean From the water cycle and ocean zones to fun facts about how some lost rubber duckies ended up helping ocean scientists, this Good Question! book teaches kids about the life aquatic. Why Is the Sea Salty?: And Other Questions about Oceans (Good Question!) will … [Read more...]

Review: ABC Animals

Twenty-six letters; 26 animal friends! From Armadillo, with its long sticky tongue, to chimps that greet each other with kisses, to the slow-swimming manatee and plant-munching zebra, this delightful board book from the American Museum of Natural History introduces children to both the alphabet and some of the most interesting creatures displayed in the … [Read more...]

How To Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular

One of my kids favorite movies is How To Train Your Dragon.  Heck, it is one of mine.  That is why I was super excited to find out that How To Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular was coming to our area! This summer How To Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular will be traveling the country.  The tour will be produced by RZO Dragon Productions to deliver 23 … [Read more...]

Chicago Monster Jam!

One show that we never get to go to, and I am dying to see is Monster Jam! It always falls on Daddy/Daughter Date Night. Did you know that this year is Monster Jam’s 30th anniversary of Grave Digger! If you go to the show, you will be captivated by an incredibly family-friendly experience starring the biggest performers on four wheels: Monster Jam monster … [Read more...]

Data Done Right With Virgin Mobile!

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Virgin Mobile USA which is one of Sprint’s prepaid brands. I received two Virgin Mobile smartphones to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Nowdays, everyone has a cell phone, and there are so many […]

Sprint Chicago Regional Event #MoveForward #SprintMom

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Sprint. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I recently got to take part in a pretty awesome Sprint event. As a long time (like 10 year!) Sprint customer, I love the […]

10 Things You May Not Know About The Blue Man Group

Bill and I recently attended a Blue Man Group show here in Chicago.  It was one of the few times in my life that I wish we would have brought the kids, because they would have loved the show!  I didn’t know what to expect, and The Blue Men did not disappoint.  I have not […]

Adding Milk To Your Day & A Giveaway Too!

How do you incorporate milk into your busy lifestyle?  As you all know, milk is a great source of protein especially in growing bodies! An 8-ounce glass of milk has 8 grams of high-quality protein.  If you are using non-dairy milk, it may not be giving your kids as much protein as you think.  An […]