The New Nintendo Switch Online Membership
May 31, 2021

Check out the New Nintendo Switch Online Membership, check out the benefits and see if it works for you! This post may contain affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. The first time I saw a Nintendo game console (Nintendo entertainment system) was when I was 15 years old. It was the NES. People knew about other game systems, but Nintendo was different. It was difficult to explain to someone what the NES was. There was something about it. 34 Years have passed and now my kids are playing Nintendo, (it's their favorite toy) and it is taking me back in more ways than one. I didn’t play all day long back then, I just enjoyed playing. It made a big impact on …

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Best Back Yard Water Toys for Kids
April 25, 2020

It's getting hot here in Arizona! Today we hit 103 degrees. It's not even May. And with the kids being quarantined due to the Covid-19 outbreak, they are more restless than ever! The Covid-19 has everyone staying home to keep safe and homeschooling. But a lot of kids aren't used to these kind of restrictions. I've found some outdoor back yard activities but I wanted to find some water toys. The boys love outdoor sand tables and water slides. Back yard water toys are going to be the answer to a long, hot summer. Inflatable bounce house pools and inflatable pools are the way to go for multiple kids in a family like mine. Kids water guns …

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5 Amazing Learning Toys for a 7 Year-Old
October 27, 2018

Something shifts when a boy turns 7-years old. The cuddles are less frequent, the kisses fade away and the hormones kick in. Their needs change and their play needs change too.  When he was younger we used play for learning.  Now he is learning for play. It's the end of an era for us.  No more Sesame Street, no more Super Hero costume obsession.  He is opinionated and sure of his needs.  My boy is growing up. So, I had to think about what to get him for his Birthday.  He loves to build and wants to be an engineer.  He also is creative and loves to draw.  I put my thinking cap on and found 5 great learning toys that worked for him and will …

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