Creative-GalaxyYou may already know that I’m a huge fan of Amazon. Between the awesome prices, great shipping and Prime Instant Video, what’s not to love? I’ve been a member of Amazon Prime for a few years now, and I wouldn’t trade it for anything.

We have recently started using the Amazon Prime Instant Video more often, and we are enjoying their original shows like Annedroids. A new show was recently released called Creative Galaxy.

Since Zoë wants to be an artist when she grows up and Kaylee loves making up creative stories, I was really excited to screen this show. The first thing that struck me was that it really reminded me of the format of Super Why! – another show my kids love. Well, that makes total since since it’s produced by Out of the Blue Enterprises with Angela Santomero, who also produced Super Why! and Blue’s Clues.

The who is a make-along, create-along, interactive art adventure series for preschoolers. The two main characters,  Arty and Epiphany, travel the galaxy solving problems through art. The show inspires creative thinking through crafts, music and dance – things all kids should have access to!

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kaylee-preschoolI have gone back and forth on whether to send Kaylee to pre-school for a while. After we sent Zoë to Kindergarten last year, Kaylee started asking about going to school. I thought about sending her last year, but decided against it.

When Zoë started First Grade this year, the questions started up again. Kaylee has really blossomed into a very social little girl over the last year. She loves being around other kids and she loves to talk. Seriously, I think she could talk all day long (actually she does).

So, last week I enrolled her into pre-school two days a week to start. Even though she’s very social, she’s still very attached to me and I was worried too much time away from me too fast would be overwhelming for her.

Kaylee has now gone for three days and is really enjoying it. She’s making new friends and learning new things. I’m happy to see this transition go so well because the transition of Zoë starting school was rough (now she loves school and often wishes the hours were longer and there were no weekends off).

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Natural Baby Care Products from Baby Mantra

by Chrystal Johnson October 17, 2014

I participated in Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Baby Mantra. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. I have always used natural skin care products on my daughters. I built up a stash of them before Zoë was even born. It […]

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Promote Your Small Business with Refrigerator Magnets

by Chrystal Johnson October 16, 2014

This is a sponsored post written in partnership with Signazon. All opinions are my own. We have owned several small businesses over the last few years. Right now, I have Happy Mothering (this blog), Green Moms Media (a social marketing company) and my doTERRA Essential Oils business. That is all on top of my family, […]

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GMO 101: Let’s Talk About GMOs During Non-GMO Awareness Month

by Chrystal Johnson October 16, 2014

Welcome to the October 2014 Natural Living Blog Carnival: Advocating for Our Food Supply. This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Natural Living Blog Carnival hosted by Happy Mothering and the Green Moms Network. Since October is Non-GMO Month, National Farm to School Month and Fair Trade Month, we are naturally talking about […]

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Get Up to $70 Back During Cooper Tire’s Fall Reward Event

by Chrystal Johnson October 15, 2014

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cooper Tire for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Fall is here, and Winter will be here before we know it. It’s time to check your tires before the weather hits and you’re left with less than optimal tread on your tires. Having good […]

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Join the Breathe Right Sleep In Movement to Get a Good Night’s Sleep {Free Samples}

by Chrystal Johnson October 15, 2014

Thanks to Breathe Right Sleep In for sponsoring this post on getting a good night’s rest. I have struggled with sleep for a few years now. While I have no problems falling asleep, I do have problems staying asleep. It’s like clock work. I wake up nearly every night around 4 am and can’t fall […]

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The Great Mama’s Milk Giveaway {$1400 in Breastfeeding & Pumping Prizes!}

by Chrystal Johnson October 14, 2014

Welcome to the Great Mama’s Milk Giveaway coordinated by Measuring Flower! This is a HUGE giveaway event that will be awarding two lucky winners some amazing breastfeeding and pumping supplies with a total value of more than $1,400! Read on below to discover what these incredible prizes are and enter towards the bottom of this […]

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Simplify Your Holiday Shopping with the Brilliance Award Winners from Brilliant Sky Toys & Books

by Chrystal Johnson October 14, 2014

Do you ever feel overwhelmed looking at toys when you’re trying to pick out a Christmas gift? I know I spend way more time than I’d like to trying to choose the perfect present. To make shopping for kids easier, Brilliant Sky Toys & Books came up with the idea to sort through the 10,000 kids’ […]

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5 Tips for Acting Like a Real Life Princess While Watching the Sleeping Beauty DVD

by Chrystal Johnson October 14, 2014

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. (#CollectiveBias). and its advertiser (#DisneyBeauties). All opinions are mine alone. Disney movies are huge in our house right now since my girls are 4 and 6. So when we heard that Walmart was celebrating the release of the Sleeping Beauty Diamond Edition Gift Set, which includes […]

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