Shopping Guides

Shopping guides on everything you need when you have little kids – from preschool gear to road trip toys to gift ideas for kids ages 1-5.

  • Holiday Gift Guide for Kindergarteners
    Stumped on what to get your big kindergartener? In this gift guide for kindergarteners, you’ll find our favorite toys and games for kids ages 5 and 6 years old.
  • Holiday Gift Guide for Preschoolers
    My holiday gift guide for preschoolers is perfect for kids ages 4 to 5 years old. This guide includes the toys we loved the most at this age.
  • Holiday Gift Guide for Toddlers
    My Holiday Gift Guide for Toddlers is perfect for ages 2 and 3. This guide includes our favorite toddler toys that have been played with for years in our home.
  • Holiday Gift Guide for 1 Year Olds
    In this gift guide for 1 year olds, you’ll find some of our favorite toys for little ones ages 12 to 24 months that our family has loved for many years.
  • Holiday Gift Guide for Babies
    Looking for something special for baby’s 1st Christmas? In this gift guide for babies, you’ll find our favorite toys & gear for ages 0 to 12 months old.
  • Stocking Stuffers for Little Kids
    Stocking stuffers for little kids don’t have to be extravagant or expensive. In this gift guide, you’ll find ideas that are perfect for little kids ages 0 to 6.
  • Hanukkah Gift Guide for Kids
    This Hanukkah gift guide is perfect for kids ages 0 to 6. I’ve includes our favorite festive toys, crafts, and books to celebrate Hanukkah.
  • Holiday Gift Guide 2023
    Stumped on what to get your little ones for Christmas and Hanukkah this year? I’ve put together a collection of gift ideas of our favorite toys for kids ages 0 to 6.
  • Pool Day Gear Guide
    Finding that you’re not quite as prepared for a fun day at the pool with the kids? Here are all of our favorite things to have the best pool day.
  • Holiday Gift Guide 2021
    Stumped on what to get your little ones this year? I’ve put together a collection of gift ideas with our favorite toys for kids ages 1 to 5, along with a Hanukkah gift guide and a guide to stocking stuffers.
  • Road Trip with Kids Gear Guide
    After my son phased out of the airline lap child parameters, we decided to focus on road trips as a family. Now that we have a few big road trips under our belt, including one to Canada!, I wanted to share our favorite car toys for toddlers and preschoolers, car necessities, and travel accessories.
  • Preschool Gear Guide
    Preschool is almost here! But the choices of tot-sized gear is frankly overwhelming. Have no fear! I’ve put together a list of backpacks, lunch boxes, change of clothes bags and water bottles for your favorite preschooler-to-be. Everything on my preschool gear list has been recommended by other moms, is something I’ve purchased or has top-notch reviews.