"Mom, can I have a phone?". As parents of young children and tweens this question comes up a lot! It is difficult to decided when is the right time. We want them to have the safety features of a smart phone such a being able to communicate with us, locating where they are with GPS and feeling like they can have a bit of freedom with still being … [Read more...]

School is back in session and with that comes tons of birthday parties. We are always looking for fun and unique gifts to give. Recently we came across these super cute unicorn animals called Zoonicorns. Zoonicorn originated from a unique idea for a children's story that soon flourished into a dreamland of mythical creatures who create an … [Read more...]

I can't believe it's August and Summer is coming to an end! Before it's back to school time we thought we should get a few more fun day trips in. We heard that the Crayola Experience had few new attractions so we thought we would check it out! I'm so glad we did because we had the BEST time! The Crayola Experience is in Easton, PA, but they … [Read more...]

We just received this awesome box from Sensory TheraPlay! Sensory TheraPlay is a monthly subscription box filled with toys that help kids self regulate while having fun. Boxes are curated by a Pediatric OT for children with autism, ADHD and sensory issues in mind. However, all kids can benefit from therapeutic toys! My brother and I loved playing … [Read more...]

Summer brings a whole new world of camp, pool time and family travel. We know many of you will be hitting the road with your kiddos this summer and we know that keeping everyone entertained can be torturous at times! We put together a list of some road trip activity ideas to give you some ideas to help your kids pass the time and have fun while … [Read more...]

One of my first "popular" reviews here on Mommies with Style was for this toddler Aerobed Mattress For Kids. We had and used this Aerobed for almost a decade! It would honestly still be with us if friends popped it. It's made for kids and measures 50" by 25" and I remember liking that the sides were a tiny bit raised for when they were really small … [Read more...]

Less than two weeks 'til Easter!  I went shopping for my boys yesterday and got a handful of fun items at the Dollar Store just to fill up.  We're not big on candy in our house - they get a little every holiday but it generally sits and then gets dumped a few weeks later!  I'm all about finding cute and fun fillers to have them excited on Easter … [Read more...]

Dr. Seuss's birthday is March 2nd and preschools and elementary schools around love to celebrate, as do we! In honor of what would have been the author's 110th birthday, here's some fun Dr. Seuss-related products for your young child: 99 Cent Dr. Seuss Digital Books: Oceanhouse Media is having their annual app sale in honor of Dr. Seuss's … [Read more...]

I first learned about the Gracie method when one of my friends shared their audition for Oprah's own show on YouTube. Their videos had millions of hits and the charismatic brothers became an overnight sensation. These two engaging coaches take a no nonsense, FUN, approach to teaching kids the skills to both give them confidence and the ability to … [Read more...]

Tired of hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill? If you are planning on entertaining this summer, we're got some different ideas and recipes for you!  I recently attended Stop & Stop's Summer Entertaining Luncheon, hosted by their Consumer Advisor Andrea Astrachan at Aquagrill in NYC. Cheeses were provided by Sorrento and Président. Chef … [Read more...]