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Codeverse’s Summer Coding Camp

It’s insane how quickly everything is changing around us. In my youth, when someone inquired about a future career choice I typically heard others respond that they wanted to be a veterinarian, doctor or maybe even a firefighter. I never heard anyone say they wanted to be a computer engineer, a programmer or even a blogger. It makes me think, …

UNICEF’s Kid Power Campaign

I believe teaching our children to be compassionate and caring towards others is one of the most important lessons we can teach them. We live in a world where every time we turn on the news it seems like we see something awful that in many cases could have been prevented if someone had spoken up. …

Potty Training: The First 72 Hours

Three Things I’ve Learned in the First 72 Hours 1. Public restrooms are terrifying – hey, they scare me too. Get yourself a portable potty, something that you can easily travel with on the go so it doesn’t disrupt the hard work you’ve put in. 2. Don’t ask your child if they would like to go to the bathroom. Instead, tell them …
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The Kid’s Suite at the Swissotel

Zelda and I fell in love with Swissotel during the holidays last year, when we visited their insane Santa Suite. Since then we have been waiting for another opportunity to visit, and when I offered to take on my girlfriend's son for the weekend only to find out a few days later that I would be doing …

10 Things to Do Before Easter

I’ve been having so much fun curating Zelda’s Easter basket this year. I got her the most adorable little pail at Target and have been spending the past week or so selecting items I know she’ll love to put inside. (Think a bubble gun, a candy charm necklace, a popsicle coin purse …

Design Your Dream Dress With Pippa & Julie

Pippa & Julie fans, get excited! The adorable children’s brand is making a stop at the Von Maur in Lombard (Yorktown Center Mall) tomorrow. Starting at 10am, babes can use their imagination and creative skills to design the dress of their dreams! It gets better though, when their masterpiece is complete your child …

Radio Flyer Adventure Travel: A Travel Agency for Kids

Does your little one crave a magical trip? At Radio Flyer’s first ever travel agency for kids, Radio Flyer Adventure Travel, kids can obtain the ticket of their dreams. Whether your little wants to travel to a Planet of Evil Unicorns, Stinky Broccoli Forest, Mount Puppy, Salty Seahorse Rodeo Ranch or Cotton Candy Swamp, Radio Flyer will get them …

We Heart Dezzys Kids Footwear

Zelda is at a point right now where her shoe closet is in a constant state of flux. Her feet are growing like crazy, it's happening so fast that I can barely keep up! I am constantly shoe shopping for her. It didn't take me long to figure out that the assortment of kids shoes on the market is lacking. That's why …

Surprising Holiday Treasures From Walmart

It's officially holiday gift giving season and if you haven't started, let this serve as your warning that you better get moving! With only 32 shopping days until Christmas, you only have 5 Saturdays left to get Santa's sleigh fully stocked and in order. I have been scouring the web looking for the cutest and coolest holiday gifts for Zelda that …
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8 Spectacular Pumpkin Patches You Don’t Want to Miss

It's officially fall, which means it's okay to get excited about the chill in the air and pumpkin everything. That includes the slew of pumpkin patches that have opened their doors in the past week or so! For many, the suburbs are home and are in close proximity to a slew of pumpkin patches. But for us city dwellers a …
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