Creative Galaxy Is Out Of This World FUN For Kids! #AmazonKids

Danger and I are over the moon excited about the new Creative Galaxy episodes on Amazon Prime Instant Video! Creative Galaxy is an interactive art program created with the preschool crowd in mind. The dominant theme in each episode is that many things can be fixed with art, and children can learn to view the world around them through the lens of art. 

To make our creative projects easier and even more fun, I pulled together some fun crafting supplies similar to the ones used on Creative Galaxy. Now Danger has an "idea box" like Arty's to store her crafting materials. 

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Glasses, Girls, And Genres: Our Favorite Netflix Kids Movies Featuring Children In Glasses #StreamTeam

I've joined Netflix for year two of the Stream Team, and they were so kind to send me a new iPad so that we can stream our favorite titles on-the-go! Danger and I can snuggle up anywhere in the house to watch our new favorite bespectacled characters. Check out my list of Netflix Kids movies featuring children in glasses, and tell me -- what movie or television series would you add to the list? 

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Jump Start Your Holiday Healthy Eating Habits With The Help Of ZonePerfect ((FLASH Giveaway!))

The holiday season is rapidly approaching, which means binge-eating, comfort foods, and resolutions are just around the corner. Now is the perfect time to get a jump-start on your resolutions to end the year on a better track!

Want To Win A ZonePerfect Well Being Essentials Prize Package?  

ZonePerfect has kindly offered a well being essentials kit plus a HUGE stash of ZonePerfect nutrition bars to one very lucky Classic Mommy blog reader! Would you like to win some ZonePerfect goodies? Enter here: 

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What Happens When A Snowman, Reindeer, And Two Completely Opposite Sisters Skate Into Atlanta? See All The Action At Philips Arena!

Great news, Atlanta: Disney On Ice is back in town! From now until October 12, guests of all ages can sing, dance, and laugh to the plot of Disney's 'Frozen' at Philips Arena. 

Disney On Ice presents Frozen in Atlanta! Troll Pabbie speaks. Image by Atlanta Mom Blogger : Classic Mommy 

Do you wanna build a snowman? There's a scene for that! The show features all of the top songs from the 'Frozen' soundtrack, including (almost) everyone's favorite: "Let it go!"  

Olaf even took to the ice to perform "In Summer" with a lovely cast of bumblebees, flowers, and more: 

Disney On Ice Presents FROZEN in Atlanta! Image by Atlanta Mom Blogger : Classic Mommy

I was very pleased to see the entire story line recreated during the performance. A lot of planning went into the show - and really, when faced with the task of adapting the super popular 'Frozen' movie for the ice, there certainly was a need to have some very detail-oriented people on the team. 

Take a look at the sled scene with Anna, Kristoff, Sven, and the wolves. The wolves' eyes are glowing! (Oh, yeah... And there's a reindeer skating across the ice. Amazing!) 

Disney On Ice Presents FROZEN in Atlanta! 

Disney On Ice presents FROZEN is a charming and complete celebration of the year's most popular animated flick. Don't miss out on the opportunity to see it for yourself --- Tickets have been selling very quickly! 

Disney On Ice presents FROZEN in Atlanta! Anna, Kristoff, and Trolls. Image by Atlanta Mom Blogger : Classic Mommy. 

Things To Know Before You Visit Disney On Ice Presents FROZEN In Atlanta: 

  • Children love to dress up for the Disney On Ice shows! Danger and her friend Prisha dressed up as Queen Elsa - along with a couple hundred other little girls. It was such an adorable sight! 
  • Purchase tickets in advance. This is a very popular show! 
  • You can purchase glow-in-the-dark bracelets, wands, and necklaces from Target or the Dollar Tree if you'd like to save a bit of money. Keep in mind that the glow products cost upwards of $20 at Philips Arena. 
  • Plan a snack budget, and eat dinner before you enter the arena. Food is not particularly budget-friendly (or nutritious!)  at Philips Arena. The Disney-themed treats can really add up (just for reference, the snow cones are $12 each, but are served in a reusable Disney cup). 
  • To keep up-to-date with Disney On Ice performances and special offers, make sure to follow @DisneyOnIce on Twitter. 

Which FROZEN character are you most excited to see at Disney On Ice? 

I received complimentary admission to Disney On Ice presents FROZEN to provide an honest review of the show for the Atlanta Classic Mommy blog readers. All opinions come from my personal experiences at the event. 

 

Pumpkins And Witches And LEGO Bricks: Oh My! Brick-Or-Treat At LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta

Want to celebrate Halloween a little early? Head on over to LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta! Every weekend in October, guests are encouraged to dress up in costume and participate in a brick-or-treat celebration among millions of LEGO bricks.  

Halloween is one of Danger's favorite days of the year, and she couldn't wait to put on her witch costume. 

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4 Simple Ways To Start A Family Movie Night Tradition With Netflix #StreamTeam

One of my favorite low-key bonding activities is family movie night. It's fun to watch family-appropriate movies with my daughter after a long week of work and stress because the stories are usually a bit less dramatic than my adult favorites. We can unwind and be entertained at the same time. 

Family movie night also provides a great way to bond as a family. I know that screen time has gotten a bad rep from parents lately and I totally get that, but it is possible to think outside the box to enjoy quality time as a family. Here are some of my tips for adding a family movie night to your routine. 

Create A Family Movie Night Tradition That Will Bring The Family Together!  

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Are You Making The 6 Biggest Mistakes In Conference Networking?

I recently attended the 2014 Type-A Parent Conference in Atlanta, a weekend of learning and networking with some of the best parenting bloggers in the U.S. The event offered many opportunities for bloggers and brands to connect and form partnerships, which is always a big draw for bloggers in any niche. 

I've attended my fair share of conferences - from the video niche to parenting to Disney - and noticed that there are actionable steps to take to network like the pros. After a little experimentation and observation over the weekend at Type-A, I've created a list of six big networking mistakes bloggers make, along with easy fixes. 

Six BIG Conference Networking Mistakes - And How To Fix Them! 

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