How To Kid-Proof Your Mobile Devices & Online Technology - Top Safety Tips From The Experts

Have you seen the statistics? I was shocked to learn that, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, children 8-18 years of age spend more than 7.5 hours a day using a smartphone, computer, television or other electronic devices. Aren't you just as shocked as I am? That is a TON of time! While it can be hard to imagine all of the screen time that today's youth encounter, it's a reality that isn't going anywhere anytime soon. 

We have to face it; modern technology is here to stay. So, we as parents must learn to navigate and safely incorporate it all, into our children's lives. 

There are plenty of ways that we as parents can ensure that our kids are using Internet technology and mobile devices in a responsible way. If you're feeling a bit overwhelmed, and don't quite know where to start, we've rounded up these valuable tips, from the experts at AT&T.

HOME from DreamWorks Animation Hits Theaters March 27th + New Soundtrack Video by Jennifer Lopez

Have you had a chance to check out the trailer for DreamWorks Animation's new upcoming film, HOME? This film will take viewers young and young at heart, on a heartwarming inspirational journey that you won't want to miss!

It Takes A Village - Start Early And Create Healthy Habits That Last A Lifetime

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Yes, it starts this early on! Creating healthy habits that truly last a lifetime, like anything else, takes work. It's all learned behavior.  As parents we are all working hard towards the same common goal; to ultimately ensure that our children have the tools for success. Success begins and ends with health. After all, much of everything else in life is dependent on our health.

How To Do The Heart Braid - Cute Girls Hairstyle With Step-by-Step Video Tutorial

Ready to master a heart braid? 

This girls hairstyle is super cute, and it's easy to do! It's a perfect no-fuss hairstyle for special occasions, or as an everyday hairstyle.

Check out the easy step-by-step video tutorial below on how to do the heart braid.

Introducing $5 Crafts™ [+ Giveaway]


We are so excited to introduce our brand new sister site, $5 Crafts™

Meet Grace Thomas The 2015 American Girl of The Year!

She's arrived! The 2015 American Girl of the Year, Grace Thomas, is available NOW!

The beautiful 18” Grace Thomas American Girl doll arrives as you see her pictured above. She comes in an chic ensemble, with super cute grey boots, and a beautiful little charm bracelet. She is also packaged with the first self-titled book in her story-line – GRACE. 

Carnival's Newest Ship Will Feature The First Ever IMAX® Theater at Sea and SkyRide #TakeInTheVista

Tired of the cold Winter temps? Ticking down the minutes until your next family getaway?

We have something to tide you over! Carnival unveiled all of the details of the Carnival Vista last week in New York, and it's looking pretty FABULOUS.
The newest  ship to join Carnival's fleet will feature the first ever IMAX® Theater at sea, and SkyRide for family thrill seekers. There are a slew of amazing features packed into the Carnival Vista; Carnival's most innovative ship yet.

Just take a look at all of the amenities and features packed into the Carnival Vista: