Disclosure: I am part of the PTPA Brand Ambassador Program with Philips Avent and I received compensation as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions of this blog are my own. 
     I know one of my pet peeves as a mommy is finding my little man's sippy cup spilled in my purse or diaper bag. It is even worse when I see it leaking all over the backseat of our new car. Philips Avent has solved that problem with the Philips Avent My Penguin Sippy Cup. These amazing cups are not just adorable, they are completely leak free! The bright colors and penguins are going to keep your little one happy, and you are going to love the graduated measurements so you can keep track of your little one's liquid intake.  These super cute cups are made for ages six months and up. 

 
 
     If you have kids, your home is filled with Legos! Lego KidsFest is the place to be with little ones. This block filled adventure is going to leave your kiddo wide eyed and wanting to build! We have attended in the past and had more fun than you can imagine. Check out details for the coming tour: 

 
 
This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as a part of a Blog Blast for Influence Central. 
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     As a vegetarian I rely on Nature Made to fill the gaps in my nutrition. Since I don't always get all the vitamins and minerals I need, so I start my day with Nature Made, that way I know my body is always getting everything it needs. Nature Made is the nation’s #1 best-selling brand for quality vitamins, minerals and supplements* to help support nutritional gaps*, so I know I am getting the best available to me. The Nature Made Energy Metabolism supplements are what I use to get through my day. Some people rely on coffee, some on soda, I love Nature Made. These are amazing B vitamins that keep me from feeling sluggish, even mid-afternoon! When I am constantly running errands and tending to three kids, I need all the help I can get. Nature Made gives me that all natural boost that I rely on! 
     Everyone needs help getting the proper vitamins and nutrients in their diets, and Nature Made is there to make it easier. Since many of us decided to start 2016 with getting healthier, we have all had a little over a month to focus on our wellness. For our family, we have decided to introduce smoothies for breakfast and healthier dinner options. It has been wonderful for everyone, even the kids! If you didn't quite make it this long with your resolution, or if you never made one in the first place, it is never too late to start focusing on your health! 
*Based in part on data reported by Nielsen through its Scantrack Service for the Vitamins Category for 52-week period ending 9/26/2015, for the xAOC, FDM, and FM Markets. Copyright © 2015 Nielsen.

 
 

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Every parent has a different view on education, and that is a piece of advice to keep in mind. Mine is that I want my kids to go to the best school possible, but others prefer the homeschooling option. Until recently, I had never given it much thought. But, I have started thinking about it more, and I can see the benefits. I still don’t know if I will have the guts to take the kids out of school and do it myself. If I ever pluck up the courage, here are the things I will keep in mind.

 
 
     The NY TImes bestselling Cat is back just in time for Valentine's Day in this charming book that your child will adore. I love that it is available in both Kindle and Hardcover. This is a funny story that is perfect for the non-mushy lovers of Valentine's Day. My son enjoyed Cat and his humor along with the great illustrations. This great story is perfect for ages PreSchool to Grade 2. It is 88 pages and will keep your tot giggling the entire way through. Cat's capers can also be read in his previous two books:  Here Comes the Easter Cat and Here Comes Santa Cat.

 
 
     This adorable book is perfect for teaching the lesson of individuality and adapting to your little one. I love that this board book is filled with vibrant colors, animals, and now it is also bi-lingual! A Color of His Own is available in English and Spanish! Each page has the story in both languages, so your tot can read along and learn! Want to pick up this amazing story now? Shop here

 
 
     I absolutely love when I find a product that allows children to learn as they are playing. This awesome mat from Creative Baby is perfect for your little learner to get hands on and up close with animals from all over the world. The i-Mat and Voice Pen are used in conjunction to introduce your child to three languages, games, animal sounds, and much more.