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LeapFrog’s 20/20 Reading Month Challenge

Happy National Reading Month.  All month, in honor of national reading month, we will be celebrating some of our favorite children’s books, special reading events and challenges. So, we’re kicking it off with our friends at Leap Frog.  LeapFrog is hosting a “Reading Month Challenge” in honor of National Reading Month this March. The “Reading […]

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American Girl Baking Classes at Sur La Table

Happy Weekly Favorites Wednesday! It’s another fun episode of Weekly Favorites with Monica J. Today’s video is all about the new American Girl baking classes at Sur La Table for kids. I was so excited when I received an invite to attend a special French-inspired cooking class at Sur La Table in Hell’s Kitchen NYC. […]

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Happy Hair – Positive Children’s Book & New Doll

I’m so happy to share what’s new with one of my favorite children’s books Happy Hair™.  Author Mechal Roe has officially introduced their new doll, the Renee Happy Hair™ Doll.  Exciting!  Just like the illustrations in the book, the doll is just so sweet.  This brand is continuing their mission to inspire and empower young girls […]

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Crayola Color Alive – Weekly Favorites with Monica J

It’s another fun episode of Weekly Favorites with Monica J. Today’s video is dedicated to the new Crayola Color Alive 4D App. So family attended the special Crayola event right before Toy Fair opened and got a sneak peek at the new app. The 4D aspect of the app is absolutely amazing and really takes […]

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Can Do Duck

Can Do Duck the Musical – Weekly Favorites with Monica J

Happy Weekly Favorites! I’m one day behind our usual Weekly Favorites post, however I’m happy to share this weeks favorite.  I am absolutely loving the new children’s musical Can Do Duck, which is playing at the The Lynn Redgrave Theater at Culture Project in NYC.  I’ve always been a fan of children’s musicals and puppets shows.  I’m […]

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Fun Crafts for Kids – Weekly Favorites with Twindollicious – Giveaway

Hooray! It’s our first Weekly Favorites with Monica J for 2015. I’m so excited about today’s video. My special guests were the awesome twosome V & K from Twindollicious. I will make crafts with those two any day. We had so much fun in the So Family Studio. We danced, we laughed ad yes we […]

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Marcus Samuelsson – Tips on Entertaining at Home – Macy’s Event

Are the family parties at your house? Are you a natural entertainer and host?  If you answered yes to any of the questions, then this fabulous Macy’s event is right up your alley.  Get ready to learn some tips on entertaining at home from the great Marcus Samuelsson.  I am so excited to attend his […]

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Products of the Year 2014 – Family Home Products Giveaway

I’m so excited to announce our Holiday Special Weekly Favorites episode. Not only is this a Holiday Special, it’s our first giveaway on Weekly Favorites with Monica J.  Product of the Year is the world’s largest consumer-voted award for product innovation. It’s been active in 39 countries for 28 years. When you see the POY […]

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Holiday Cookies – Walker’s Cookies & Eleni’s Cookies NYC

Happy Weekly Favorites Wednesday! Just in time for the Holidays it’s time to make the Holiday Cookies! These holiday cookies are not only fun to decorate, but they cause little mess in the kitchen. Guess what? There’s not baking involved. That’s right, no oven, no dough, just fun decorating. I’m showing you how to create […]

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Celebrate the Season at RUUM Tribeca – Readings, Crafts, & Shopping

Celebrate the Holidays with a read-along, crafts and shopping for the kids.  Join So Family, Thirtymommy and Tastefully Childish for a fun Holiday event at RUUM Tribeca in New York City.  RUUM has stylish clothing for kids and it’s affordable.  Check out their Holiday Look Book.  You can shop for these looks and more while […]

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Top 20 Toys and Games 2014 – Weekly Favorites with Monica J

Happy Weekly Favorites Wednesday! Just in time for the Holidays it’s my Top 20 Toys & Games of 2014, for kids. It was difficult to put this list together because there were so many great products that I reviewed over the year. There’s everything from dolls, technology, outdoor and just fun in my my top […]

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Pocket Protein Kidz – Kids Protein Snack – Weekly Favorites

It’s Weekly Favorites Wednesday and today and I’m introducing a new on-the-go snack for kids.  Say hello to Pocket Protein Kidz, protein our kids need in the way they will actually enjoy.  I was recently introduced to Pocket Protein Kidz and had the opportunity to try the product.  The fruit punch flavor is really good.  I […]

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