Caitlin McLaughlin

Caitlin is a former teacher who has become a full-time mom to her three gorgeous children between 7 and 12. She has a Bachelor’s of Education from the University of New Brunswick and a Bachelor’s of Arts from Acadia University. She can analyze and review our products from the perspective of being a mother and educator. Her background enables her to point out the educational and developmental advantages of the products we list, as well as any concerns or advice a mother would have.

hoverboard ride

How to Ride a Hoverboard

Safety Tips: Before You Get Started Before you step onto your hoverboard, it’s crucial to follow all the guidelines on how to ride a hoverboard to keep yourself safe. Not only is it essential to have all of the required safety gear ready to go, but...

Kiddie Pool with a Slide

The Best Kiddie Pool With a Slide

The summer is approaching, and with it, the hot and bothered children begging to be taken to the beach, the pool, or the water park. Too far, too expensive, too time-consuming, or inconvenient to travel? Why not set up a temporary mini water park in...

Stargazing Ideas

Do You Need Some Stellar Stargazing Ideas?

Stargazing sounds like a simple activity on the surface, but like anything that involves kids, you’ll find that you have the most success when you plan and prepare. Both kids and adults will get more enjoyment from the activity if they’re...

What are the Different Stages of Play?

In 1929, American sociologist Mildred Parten proposed a theory on the development of play in children. After studying children at play, she divided her observations into six different stages of play – unoccupied play, solitary play, onlooker play...

The Best Drone for Kids

In the past, purchasing a drone for kids would have seemed like a far-fetched idea. Toy companies made a few attempts at creating flying toys, one of them being those tiny toy helicopters that were chaos. In recent times, toy and tech companies have...

The Benefits of Sensory Play

What are the Benefits of Sensory Play?

What is Sensory Play? Sensory play activities are not new. A baby banging on a pot with a wooden spoon, a toddler making mud pies, and a preschooler trying to pump their legs on a swing are all engaging in sensory play. What is new is the...

The Best 3 Wheel Scooters For Kids

If you think that a pushbike or a 3 wheel scooter would be the ideal gift for the active child in your life, you’re right! The selection available will put a smile on any child’s face. With the wide range of colors, styles, and age...

Donner 3-String Guitar Review

Donner Tri Pop Mini Guitar Review

The Bottom Line The‌ ‌Donner‌ ‌Tri‌ ‌Pop‌ ‌Mini ‌Guitar’s‌ ‌innovative‌ ‌three-string‌ ‌design‌ ‌comes‌ with‌ ‌everything‌ ‌you‌ ‌need‌ ‌to‌ ‌get‌ ‌started. ‌You‌ ‌also‌ ‌get‌ ‌plenty‌ ‌of‌ ‌instructional‌ ‌materials.‌ ‌A‌ ‌booklet‌ ‌includes‌...

Fine and Gross Motor Skills

Fine and Gross Motor Skills

What are Gross Motor Skills? The term ‘gross motor skills’ refers to movements that either require moving your whole body or which involve the core muscles of the body to perform everyday tasks. Examples of gross motor skills include basic things...

The Best Off Road Hoverboard

The Best Off-Road Hoverboard

Hoverboards took the world by storm a few years ago when everyone embraced them – from kids playing in driveways to urban commuters. These classic hoverboards were designed to be used on smooth, paved surfaces such as roads or sidewalks, and...