Where's The Cat?
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 16:02
Linus (very concerned): Mattie ate one of the cats.   Emilie: No, Linus. I'm sure Mattie did not eat the cat.   Linus: Then, where is it?!   Emilie (growingly concerned) : Let's go see.   Linus runs up stairs... Read More


Christmas 2014
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 12:20
  Merry Christmas from Beyond The Crib!  


Getting Your Kids Involved In Holiday Preparations
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 14:42
The holiday season offers many opportunities for children to learn more about, as well as, participate in family traditions. Today, I am over at HouseParty talking about how you can get your kids involved in... Read More


Interview With Lee Mendelson, Executive Producer of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" #CBXMAS
Monday, December 15, 2014 - 08:49
This year, Peanuts is kicking off a year-long celebration of 50 years of A Charlie Brown Christmas. I am extremely honored to... Read More


Holiday Gift Guide – Little Tikes Touch n' Go Bullet Train
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 12:20
Linus is crazy for trains, so I knew that the first item on his holiday wish list this year would be a train set. He is always carrying around a wooden train or two, but now that he is older, I had no doubt he... Read More


Holiday Gift Guide – Lalaloopsy Tinies
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 12:20
If you are looking for a great stocking stuffer for your little girl, look no further. Your favorite Lalaloopsy dolls are now tiny.   My girls had a blast playing with these tiny little dolls that come in sets... Read More


Holiday Gift Guide – Lalaloopsy Girls Dolls
Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 12:20
The Lalaloopsy Girls are all grown up! They took my daughter, Lucie's, favorite dolls and shrunk them down into teenage fashion dolls. The Lalaloopsy girls we all know and love are off to boarding school, the... Read More


Holiday Gift Guide – Lalaloopsy Color Me Dolls
Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 12:20
Now that the holidays are approaching, I'm sure your kids are writing out their wish lists. I know mine are. At the top of my 5 year old's and 8 years old's lists are all of the Lalaloopsy dolls. You can say we... Read More


Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 12:20
Happy Thanksgiving!


Duracell Powers My Holiday #PowerTheHolidays
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 17:04
Christmas music is slowly taking over the radio stations, decorations are slowly creeping up everywhere, and there is talk of Santa Claus and his sleigh filled with toys. While I was out at the store today, I... Read More


World's Largest Lalaloopsy PJ Party and Giveaway!
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 15:47
Lucie has loved the Lalaloopsy dolls since their release back in 2010. Having just turned three, she used to proudly proclaim her love for these dolls named after her, LalaLucies! I am thrilled to announce... Read More

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A Charlie Brown Christmas : An Interview With Ron Smith
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 13:54
This year, Peanuts is kicking off a year-long celebration of 50 years of A Charlie Brown Christmas. I am extremely honored to have been asked to be a Peanuts Brand Ambassador. December 2014 marks the 50th... Read More


Murphy's Laws of Elementary School
Monday, November 3, 2014 - 19:28
My kids have been back at school for almost 2 months now. It seems to be that if something can go wrong, it will go wrong. When kids are involved, the result can be hilarious (even thought you might not think... Read More


Wubble Bubble Ball
Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 18:25
This summer, I was introduced to the Wubble Ball at Blogger Bash. The Wubble Ball is like not other ball I have ever seen. Imagine you are outside blowing bubbles. Yet these bubbles, although light and airy,... Read More


Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 17:56
Wake me up when October ends. I know those aren’t quite the lyrics we are accustomed to, but it is the sentiment I feel... Read More