I have a secret drawer high up in my bedroom closet... It's filled with yet-to-be-discovered toys, trinkets, and treasures for the kiddies, and chock-full of silly surprises. It's for rainy days... for potty-training triumphs... and, yes, for those days my son pitches a major fit about me leaving to go to work. "I'll bring you home a little present," I say--and, miraculously, the crying quiets almost as quickly as it began. That's right, I'm pro-bribery. Because, when it comes to making your kids happy and/or surviving the long days of parentin toddlers, you gotta do what you gotta do.
Mainly, I've stocked away some fun boxes of crayons, coloring books, art supplies, rubber balls, and other assorted Target dollar-section goodies. But I was really excited about the latest addition to the bribery bucket--so excited, that the last time I left the kids for a few hours, I returned and immediately gave them these fun and furry finds. (I got the biggest hugs before and after, so I know they were both happy to see me and thrilled to get some awesome goodies!)
Family Friendly Hotel in Breckenridge
Breckenridge Colorado is a haven for families that love to ski and snowboard. The town is home to one of the largest resorts in Colorado, plus it boasts a robust arts scene and wonderful food options. That's why families keep coming back to this destination ski town. One thing ...read more
Tips for Skiing Breckenridge with Your Family
Before you book your family ski trip this season be sure to read the dozens of resort reviews we've done at Momtrends. My family is lucky to have skied at more than 50 North American destinations. We got the chance to test out the slopes at Breckenridge last year and have worked ...read more
Vail Resorts Opening Dates for 2021-22 Ski Season
Vail Resorts today announced the opening dates of its 34 North American resorts. If things go according to plan, Keystone in Colorado will be the first to host skiers and riders this winter. Vail's opening dates for the 2021-22 ski and riding season are subject to change due to ...read more
Surprizamals are adorable mini stuffed animals hidde inside a fun red ball. And you never know which pet you’re going to get! You just pop it open—and you might find Hailey the Horse, Mango the Monkey, Scruffy the Dog, or Gemma the Unicorn. You could even score a rare Ellie the Elephant, Rex the Lion, Mandy the Panda, or even the ultra-rare Moe the Bare. They’re cute. They’re cuddly. And they’re collective! I picked up a bunch of these—because my littles are now on a mission to score the whole gang. And they’re so affordable—I don’t mind if we get a few lambs! The anticipation is what makes Surpizamals so fun!
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