Make Reading Easy and Fun All Summer Long

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  During the summer, it can be so easy for the kids to fall out of their regular reading routine.   You are busy with BBQ, day trips, summer camp and vacation.  Spending time outside enjoying the nice weather while we have it is a top priority.  However you can bring the fun of reading with you wherever you go this summer.  Kobo wants to arm families with everything

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Dora the Explorer and Dora Digital Story Book – Product Review


Come on Vamonos!  Everybody, let's go! My eldest daughter is a HUGE Dora The Explorer fan.  I’m pretty sure we’ve seen every episode that Netflix carries at least 3 times.  The favourite episodes have, of course, been viewed many more times than that.  If you're new to toddler tv, you can find out more about the show on the Nickelodeon site here.  She’s been starting to

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Support Literacy In Canada – Adopt a School with Indigo’s help


Reading, one of our favorite pass times in the Little Miss Kate household. I am so happy that A.C. loves to sit and read book after book, always bringing “another one” over to the couch to read.  I am hoping as he grows he continues to develop a passion for reading on his own, as there is nothing better than relaxing with good book after a stressful day. It is sad to know that

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Learning how to Drop the Worry Ball and Parent More Effectively


One of my biggest fears about becoming a parent was knowing HOW to parent?  How do you make sure you do a good job and raise independent, strong and successful children?  How do you foster their growth to teach them compassion and empathy?  Kids don’t come with an instruction manual, and it can be tricky to find the right balance of supervision & control vs freedom &

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Very Happy Birthday – I See Me Personalized Story Books


Monkey's birthday is still over a month away but there is one gift that I can't wait to give him.  Reading is one of Monkey's favorite activities, we have a box of books in our living room and he will sit on the couch with you only getting up to retrieve the next book he wants to be read to him.  That is why I was so excited when asked to review "Very Happy Birthday!" Book from

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IndigoKids the perfect place to shop for Birthday gifts


Shopping for birthday presents for kids can be tricky for even the most veteran shopper.   Whether it is for your niece who is growing up so fast, or a classmate of your child who you have never met before, coming up with the “perfect” birthday gift that they will love and use is a challenge.  I hate giving gift cards or money, they just feel too impersonal.  My “Go To” gift

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Love to read? Enter the Kindle #sweepstakes

Well we are back at it again this month at Little Miss Kate, we have partnered with some awesome blogs to give away a Kindle!Perfect for reading on the go, the Kindle offers endless hours of relaxing entertainment.  Don't forget to enter our other awesome giveaways including:$25 GC to Frox & Smox - a cute handmade childrens boutique$35 GC to Chapters Indigo (Canada Only)Just

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Looking for a Kindle? We have you covered

Did Santa forget to bring you the Kindle that was on your Christmas list?Well now you have a chance to win one!After doing all that shopping (and paying the bills!) wouldn't it be nice to have a treat for yourself?!? This month you can earn entries by following Little Miss Kate on Facebook, Twitter and Google+! Just enter using the rafflecopter form below  Open to Canada/USa

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Under my Christmas Tree – I See Me! Personalized Story Books


  As you might have noticed in my Under the Christmas Tree Gift Guide, I like giving gifts that are personalized.  As a child I always thought it was neat to see your name on things that you own, so love to buy personalized gifts for the little ones in my life.  When I read about “I See Me!” stories I was immediately excited about the concept. I See Me! Personalized

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Who wants a Kindle?

Little Miss Kate will be participating in the monthly Kindle giveaway again this month!What a nice little treat it would be to win a Kindle so you can relax and read after the hustle and bustle of the holidays.  This month you can enter by following on Twitter and Facebook, and now also by RSS feed. Use the rafflecopter form below to enterGood Luck!<a

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Who is ready to #win a kindle?!?


Just in time for Christmas, I have teamed up with a great group of bloggersto offer Kindle giveaway!A Kindle is a great little E-reader - lightweight, built-in wifi and can hold up to 3,500 booksA perfect little gift for someone special, or maybe an early Christmas present for you! Enter to Win a Kindle! Fill out the Rafflcopter Form Below.This giveaway from November 7-30,

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