Creative Galaxy – Amazon Prime Original Children’s Series

It’s always a delight to find a new children’s television program that is educational, fun and engaging.  You may have heard me talk about my love for Angela Santomero’s amazing ...

5 Favorite Children’s Books – Weekly Favorites with Monica J

Looking to enhance your child’s library with some fun, self-esteem building, imagination boosting and creative books? Well, you’ve clicked on the right post. Over the Summer I read several new ...

America’s Best Racing – A Family Day at the Racetrack

This week Weekly Favorites with Monica J  headed outside.  Horses, Food, pony rides, a rock climbing wall, smiles and winnings are just a few of the things the So Family ...

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ULIVjava Martha Stewart – A Cup of Joe with Benefits

Moms get ready to add this new product to your must-have list. ...

Jean Tats – Peaceable Kingdom – Weekly Favorites with Monica J

Happy Weekly Favorites Wednesday.  This week I’m introducing a fun way to ...

Norwalk Boat Show – Family Boating Lifestyle – Norwalk Cove Marina

So Family headed to East Norwalk, Connecticut for the Norwalk Boat Show, ...

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One Pot by Martha Stewart – Cooking with Just One Pot for the Family

It only takes One Pot!  Family’s everywhere will be happy to know that it only takes One Pot to cook an amazing meal to serve for dinner.  Martha Stewart is sharing some of her yummy recipes with families everywhere through her new book One Pot.  She’s spreading her One Pot recipes across the country while [...]

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Family Game Night – Word Games for Kids – Weekly Favorites with Monica J

Happy Weekly Favorites Wednesday!  Hope you’re ready to check out some more amazing products for kids and the entire family.  Does your family enjoy game nights on the weekends or during the week?  I’m excited to introduce two games that I think will be the perfect additions to family game nights everywhere.  Say hello to [...]

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Twitter Party – Weekly Favorites with Monica J Special – #30Chat

A few weeks ago I launched So Family’s new web series Weekly Favorites with Monica J.  Every Wednesday a new episode goes live on our Youtube Channel.  Every week I’m excited to share my favorite in children and family products.  I can’t believe that I’m already up to episodes 8 & 9.  Now I’m really [...]

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Cookie Meets Peanut – Children’s Book By Bethenny Frankel

Bethenny Frankel is now a children’s book author.  The mom and Skinny Girl  founder is the author of the new children’s book Cookie Meets Peanut.  The book is available in book stores today.  If you’ve ever watched any of Bethenney’s reality television shows then you know her dog Cookie is loved and very much a [...]

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Peaceable Kingdom – Feed the Woozle & Stack Up! – Weekly Favorites with Monica J

Attention all parents of Preschoolers, I have two fun and skill packed games to introduce to you.  It’s time for your little Preschoolers to practice their fine motor skills at home.  Peaceable Kingdom is known for their Cooperative games for Preschoolers, which makes it easy for children to play together, experience shared decision-making, build their [...]

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#LeapBand from Leap Frog & more to Keep the Kids Active – Weekly Favorites with Monica J

It’s Wednesday and I’m happy to share my favorite children’s products of the week.  Welcome to Weekly Favorites with Monica J.  My favorites this week are the Leap Band from Leap Frog, the GoGo Squeez Play List and Crayola’s Chalk Grab and Go Games.  Each product is centered around keeping kids active through play and [...]

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Alex Toys Preschool Kits – Weekly Favorites with Monica J

It’s time for your little Preschoolers to practice their fine motor skills at home.  Alex Toys makes it easy for the little ones to have fun while practicing important developmental skills at home.  The Preschool kits from Alex Toys including the Ready, Set, Cut!, Ready, Set, Fold! and the My Giant Busy Box keeps their [...]

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Shake it Up with Johnny Rocket’s MilkShakes – National MilkShake Month

Happy National Shake Month.  Did you know that September is National Shake month?  Are you ready to shake it up and celebrate with your family.  This is a time to have a little fun with your family, try something new and yummy like a milkshake.  You can share one with the family.  Johnny Rockets is [...]

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Alex Toys DIY Kits – Weekly Favorites with Monica J

It’s DIY time. Looking for a great party DIY kit for your tweens? AlexToys has some amazing kits that make creating accessories fun for kids.  This week I’m exploring the Duck Tape Party kit and the Bling Bangles kit from Alex Toys with my niece.  One afternoon we sat outside and spent some time creating [...]

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Back to School Haul – Weekly Favorites with Monica J

Hey families! The Back to School season is in full swing, so I decided to head out and pick up a few essentials for my nieces and nephew. I mainly shopped at Target and for the supplies featured in this video. As a teacher, I love this time of year. Shopping for new school [...]

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Healthier Snacks That Kids Love – Weekly Favorites on Lowcountry Live

Hi Everyone!  We’ve taken our Weekly Favorites with Monica J and brought it to Charleston, SC for Lowcountry Live.  I’m so excited to share some of my favorite snacks for kids, which are healthier options that will keep kids snacking and parents smiling.  These are the snacks that I presented on Lowcountry Live on August [...]

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Tiggly Has Taken The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge – #CartoonsCareToo

Our friends over at Tiggly have taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and they are challenging other cartoons to do the same.  They have also donated to the ALS foundation.  That’s amazing Tiggly!  Tiggly unlocks children’s imaginations with their award-winning iPad apps and interactive toys.  I absolutely love using the Tiggly shapes with my students. [...]

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