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Super Bowl 55: Activities for Young Kids

Tampa Bay Buccaneers or Kansas City Chiefs? It probably goes without saying that the biggest sporting event in America every winter is the Super Bowl. It's one of the few days that bands of a sport as well as those who were just there for the party get together, hang out, and watch football. Or maybe just the commercials! If you have young kids around, you may be excited about the game, but they probably have little ideas what is actually going on. With limited parties this year, we thought it would be a great time to give you some ideas to keep the festivities going.  We've come up with a few things that you can do on game day to make sure everyone has a...

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5 Amazing Party Ideas to Make Your Toddler’s Birthday Special During COVID-19

Googling either quarantine birthday ideas for kids or trying to scope out ways to celebrate toddler birthdays during COVID is something that no parent was prepared for. After nearly a year-long haul of living during this global pandemic and potentially being forced to cancel your toddler’s birthday the prior year, I completely understand not wanting to let another milestone in your child’s life pass by without celebrating to the fullest extent. Luckily, we now know more about the virus today, and there are fundamental steps being taken to hopefully make this pandemic a distant memory soon. But nonetheless, with this new knowledge, in conjunction with advanced technology, you can give your toddler the best birthday this year, regardless of what...

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10 Best Sports Books For Kids

Books are such a tremendous way to get our little people interested in pretty much anything! From books about sports for toddlers to books to inspire your child to achieve more, we've compiled our latest list of top sports books for young boys and girls.  1. Babe Ruth Saves Baseball by Frank Murphy Best baseball book for kids  Batter up! It’s 1919 and baseball is in trouble! All across the country, people are throwing down their bats, and giving up America’s national pastime. It’s up to Babe Ruth to win back fans and save baseball! Can he do it, or will he strike out? 2. Family Huddle by Jim Madsen Best football book for kids  Pile into the car with Eli, Peyton and...

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How To Start A "Turkey Bowl" Thanksgiving Tradition With Flag Football

Are You Ready For Some Football?  It's hard to believe, with it being one of the strangest years ever, that Thanksgiving is just around the corner. As with most things, it may look a little different this year, with fewer loved ones gathering all together and fewer traditions.  If you've got little ones at home and haven't started a football tradition yet, this may be the perfect year to start an Annual Turkey Bowl!  What is a Turkey Bowl?  Turkey Bowl is a game of flag football played every year on or around Thanksgiving morning. It's usually not super competitive, but just a fun way for families to get active before having a gluttonous day of eating and sitting the...

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Easy Warm Apple Cider For Kids

There's so much to love about the Fall with cool weather, sweaters and cozy nights. Introducing your kids to warm apple cider is a great way to have them try something new by combining tastes they love but adding some new flavors.  Check out this Easy Apple Cider Recipe that's perfect for kids to help you with on cool Fall nights! Ingredients 1 64oz bottle of Apple Juice (100% juice) 3 cinnamon sticks (plus additional for garnish) 2 whole oranges, peel included 10 cloves Whipped Cream (optional) Instructions Wash oranges with peels on in cold water and chop into fourths Add cinnamon sticks, oranges, cloves and Apple Juicy Juice 100% juice in a saucepan or slow cooker Simmer over low heat...

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Top 15 Best Strollers for Big Kids - Reviews 2020

Strollers are a prime part of baby and kid essentials, so it's incredibly important to find the one that suits your needs. Once you know the many types, dimensions and brands that exist, this might seem a little overwhelming. Today, strollers seem to have worked out many kinks for busy parents who do many excursions with the kids. Double strollers can often adjust and grow with your family requirements, and offer a variety of different styles and endless features. The days are gone of weighty and uncomfortable strollers which were more of a problem than convenience for children to set up or pack in the car. Lightweight and smart designs, the convenience and ease of transportation for busy parents are the modern...

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10 Best Basketball Hoops For Kids And Toddlers

Nothin' but Net! Basketball is such a popular sport for young people, old people, and everyone in between. While your child may not be old enough to play in a team yet, it's a great idea to get them aware of the basics early in life – and it's just a cool way to have fun!  While our Basketball starter kit for kids does not include a hoop (although we give an alternative), getting one separately is a good way to complement your child's learning. One of the advantages of buying a basketball hoop is that your child will feel inspired to play and will spend more time building their motor and ball control skills. Having said that, it can be very difficult to select...

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The 10 Commandments of Digital Parenting

We are in a new era in the technological world where technology has a huge effect on people, especially for our little ones. With the current pandemic, we are relying more and more on screen time. It is difficult to strike a balance between trusting children with screen time, giving them some freedom, and giving yourself a break!  While many parents know that their children should not always rely on technology, saying it easier than doing it.   Here are a couple of ideas and approaches I would like to propose to any parent in the field of home technology. Because my flair is a bit dramatic (and entertaining), we can call it "Digital Parenting's 10 Commandments."  1. Understand That Technology Isn’t Your Babysitter You,...

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4 Simple Tennis Games for Kids

Interested in introducing your little kid to Tennis? You don’t need to be a pro to teach them the basics. More than likely, you’re better than a 4-year-old and can be their favorite coach pretty easily! We’ve put together some fun tennis games for kids to do right at home. These can be indoor tennis games or outdoor tennis games, either way, it’s a great way to introduce them to this fun sport! Having the right equipment can make a huge difference! If your child is just getting started, it’s important to make sure you have the right size racket, the right soft red tennis balls or balloons. Balloons are a great way to build hand-eye coordination in young kids...

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