Archives for August, 2016

August 30, 2016

The story features a determined girl, Madi, that tries several sports in search for what truly inspires her. She calls on her friends to help her through the process, but ultimately stands firm in choosing what brings her joy. more >

August 30, 2016

Ideas for FREE First Weekend Fun in Hampton Roads! more >

August 29, 2016

Introducing a children's book, from local Hampton Roads authors, that addresses an issue that every parent faces - teaching young children appropriate boundaries with their bodies. more >

August 29, 2016

You won't believe all of the excuses the boy in the book comes up with to keep from going to bed. But, when morning comes, it is a whole different story! more >

August 26, 2016

Arlene is a little girl who loves to make things. She begins by making presents for her doll, Maggie. As she grows up, she moves on to creating gifts for her own children and grandchildren. This is a lovely story that is designed to help children see a different side of the elders in their lives and understand that they were once children, too. more >

August 25, 2016

Join Happy Hippo as he has happy thoughts all day (they pop into his head, and then they float away!). more >

August 24, 2016

We don't promise this bedtime story will send your little ones straight off to sleep, but we do hope it will help encourage them to calm down and relax at bedtime, so that drifting off becomes more of a possibility. more >

August 24, 2016

Designer Consignors is back for their 21st year serving Hampton Roads and their children's consignment sale is going to be HUGE! more >

August 23, 2016

Nothing about having your picture taken is fun—or is it? Brooke runs away so that she won’t have to have her picture taken. She meets Nessie, a friendly sea creature, who also hates having her picture taken. more >

August 22, 2016

In this inspirational storybook written in rhyme, Annabelle asks "Why do we look, the way that we do? With hands and feet, in neat sets of two? What made my eyes? And what made my nose? And the shape of my body, from my head to my toes?" A wise owl answers by taking the characters on an incredible journey through Darwinian evolution. more >

August 22, 2016

Today only and while supplies last you can save up to 50% off TOMY toys - great prices to stock up on holiday gifts! more >

August 20, 2016

Who Is A Leader?: A mindful approach for family & classroom discussions. more >

August 19, 2016

For those of you parents/adults who like to get your Halloween scares, or for those of you with older kids who enjoy the scary events, a limited time discount to Zombie Contagion! more >

August 19, 2016

Free Car Show this weekend! The Khedive Auto Shriners' 25th Annual Fun-n-Shine Car Show takes place Saturday in Chesapeake. more >

August 18, 2016

Kids are introduced to Blake, the main character, who feels sleepy (low energy) and wonders why he doesn't have the energy to play like other kids. Blake meets a friendly, magical leprechaun who takes Blake on a journey to find the pot of gold (a metaphor for good health and energy). more >

August 17, 2016

Tovi and his friends are enjoying a lovely summer evening when something strange happens. Suddenly the moon disappears. Will it come back? Let's find out ... more >

August 17, 2016

If you haven't experienced the magic of Cirque du Soleil here is your chance! more >

August 16, 2016

Celebrating the love between a parent and a child, this rhyming book features a host of animals and the things they love about each other. more >

August 15, 2016

Emily’s Room is a charming story of a bright and unique little girl who transforms an empty bedroom into a beautiful space of her own. more >

August 15, 2016

Mark your calendar for the Cinemark Community Day and enjoy FREE Family Movies! more >

August 14, 2016

Ellie is shocked and confused when her owners leave her at the animal shelter. Feeling abandoned and unloved, Ellie spends her days staring vacantly through the gate of her pen. Ellie’s life changes when she is finally adopted by a compassionate woman named Anne. more >

August 13, 2016

There are some seriously adorable mini mermaid and pirate outfits on sale today, perfect for dress up (or Halloween!). more >

August 12, 2016

Follow Sharon on her journey of self-discovery as she learns a very important life lesson from her wise father. Through his ingenious imagination and creative use of food items, Sharon’s father teaches a lesson which is both meaningful and noteworthy. Are you the Carrot, the Egg, or the Tea Bag? The decision is yours. more >

August 12, 2016

Today on zulily you can save up to 65% on Carters clothing, outerwear and shoes! more >

August 11, 2016

For a limited time- save on Homeschooling Supplies on zulily! more >

August 10, 2016

Follow Lola the Mermaid with beautiful illustrations in her quest to win the gold medal for diving in the Splish Splash Olympics. Will she win the gold medal? Discover what happens in this fun tale. more >

August 10, 2016

Discounted Crocs on zulily today! more >

August 9, 2016

A fun, colorful read to help a child learn where things go! Mama helps Little Rooster learn that everything has a place with a little patience and love! This charming picture book will help you begin the discussion on how to teach your own Little Rooster or Little Chicken where to put there toys, books and more! more >

August 7, 2016

For someone who doesn’t need to follow a strict gluten free diet (or care for someone who does) it can be a difficult diet to understand. more >

August 5, 2016

Colonial Williamsburg is offering one FREE Single Day Admission if you live in Hampton Roads! more >

August 4, 2016

No one loves camping more than Kamper! Follow the Moore family of zombies as they take a trip to the mountains. The zombies enjoy the bugs, explore the forest, and pop Pop’s corn over a campfire. more >

August 3, 2016

Come with us as we dress up. Be a princess, pilot, or chef. Maybe you think a policeman is best. Farm the land, sing in a band, or fight fires like a fireman. See a teacher, a doctor, an artist, too, and learn about the jobs they do. more >

August 3, 2016

Today, Amazon has a roundup of Pokemon Essentials.... lots of Pokemon themed toys, games, and supports for your app! more >

August 2, 2016

Birthdays – we all have them; some have had more than others. But why do kids like them so much? more >

August 1, 2016

"Dream your own dreams, be your own person and image, no matter the extremes." more >

August 1, 2016

Are you looking for some rugged, long-lasting boots for your Active Child? Today only you can save up to 40% on Timberland boots for kids! more >

August 1, 2016

Celebrate the start of the Olympics with your Active Family at the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum in Portsmouth! more >

 
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