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The Huge Mixed-Up Truck and Toy Giveaway
OWTK Giveaways

The Huge Mixed-Up Truck and Toy Giveaway

Inspired by the great new picture book THE MIXED-UP TRUCK, I’ve created a very mixed-up toy giveaway with hundreds of dollars worth of awesomeness for kids. ***THE HUGE MIXED-UP TRUCK AND TOY GIVEAWAY*** To celebrate the release of The Mixed-Up Truck I’ve put together a massive giveaway of toys, video […]

OWTK Kid’s Music Monthly Podcast July 2016 Playlist
OWTK Kid's Music Monthly Podcast

OWTK Kid’s Music Monthly Podcast July 2016 Playlist

A special 11 song podcast (I’ll explain why at the end of the episode) to celebrate July 2016. Here’s what you heard / will hear. Dean Jones “Swiss Cheese Angels” from In My Dreams Caspar Babypants “Annabelle Pancake” from Away We Go! Danny Weinkauf and the Red Pants Band “Look […]

In Support of Those Who Support Those Battling Depression
Parenting Blog Humor

In Support of Those Who Support Those Battling Depression

The text came in while you were traveling, heading to or away from another airport. That’s not too important. The hat was missing. Tears and hysterics came through your phone in rapid succession, catching you off guard and adding a hazy level of faraway drama to the day. You had […]

The Best Newest Cruise Ship For Families
Travel

The Best Newest Cruise Ship For Families

My family spent 10 days in Europe on the sparkling new Carnival Vista last month and came away super impressed with the food, activities, entertainment, cabins and, well, pretty much everything else. In short, we believe the Carnival Vista is the best newest cruise ship for families. Read all about […]

Of Sharks and Watching Shark Week with Roku
Parenting Blog Humor

Of Sharks and Watching Shark Week with Roku

The passing of time is marked in any number of ways; notches on a door frame, the size of shoes in the doorway or by the bags of outgrown clothing waiting by the door to be donated to Cradles to Crayons (and later, to Goodwill, when your children eventually age […]

The Most Anticipated Netflix Show of 2016
OWTK TV News

The Most Anticipated Netflix Show of 2016

Yeah, OWTK is a proud member of the Netflix Stream Team but full disclosure time: we haven’t turned on Netflix once in over 6 weeks thanks to travel, end of school activities, birthday party prep and, well, life. But this fall, we’re prepared to give the Netflix button on our […]

How We Got Rid Of Mosquitoes And Learned To Love (Our Backyard) Again
Parenting Blog Humor

How We Got Rid Of Mosquitoes And Learned To Love (Our Backyard) Again

“I’ve got 12! Wait…13!!” “1, 2, 3…8, 9, I think I have 9 bites. Darn.” Baseball is my sport of summer but for my two daughters, a competition of another sort has developed over the years as these two outdoorsy girls make a nightly tally of mosquito bites to see […]

The Kia Ride and Drive Experience
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The Kia Ride and Drive Experience

This post is sponsored by Kia but all opinions expressed below and honest and unbiased, as always. Maybe your family’s been doing the amusement park thing for a few hours and the mid-day sun has just starting to wear you down. You smartly found a seat at a round wooden […]

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