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Radio Disney’s Ernie D Wants to Get Kids Moving

02/19/2012 at 11:00 AM ET
Courtesy Disney

As the father of four kids, Radio Disney on-air personality Ernie D understands the challenges parents face in trying to encourage their kids to maintain an active lifestyle.

“We got my son a Nintendo 3DS for Christmas. Ever since then, all he wants to do is play,” he tells PEOPLE. “I’m like, ‘We need to go outside; you need to have fun!’ I want him to get outside and be active and be able to do fun things and play sports. That’s a part of life that shouldn’t be neglected at all.”

To help spread the message, Ernie D (and a few of the Disney XD stars) joined First Lady Michelle Obama to emcee a one-day event at Walt Disney World Resort on Feb. 11 to mark the second anniversary of The White House’s “Let’s Move” campaign, in conjunction with Disney Magic of Healthy Living, that encouraged kids to get moving through dance.
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Star Mom Fave: Jewel’s Lullaby Album

02/03/2012 at 10:00 AM ET
Courtesy Fisher Price, Insets: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin; Byron Purvis/AdMedia/Retna

Hush little baby, please don’t cry… Jewel is going to sing you a lullaby!

Star moms (and moms-to-be!) are sending their little ones off to dreamland with the folk singer’s 2009 kiddie album, Lullaby, which features 10 original tracks and a few old favorites (“Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star”).

On June 28, Alyssa Milano Tweeted: “My baby and I singing to @jeweljk before bedtime,” along with a sound clip of her and 5-month-old son Milo‘s mini duet.
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Jason Mraz Guest Stars on The Fresh Beat Band

01/26/2012 at 02:00 PM ET

Look who’s off to see the wizard! On Friday, Nickelodeon is airing a special The Fresh Beat Band episode, “The Wizard of Song,” which guest stars Jason Mraz.

The singer-songwriter will perform his favorite hits including “I’m Yours” and hang out with the Fresh Beat gang (Marina, Twist, Kiki and Shout) as they take on the iconic roles of Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin-Woman and Lion, respectively.

Justin Lubin/Nickelodeon

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Holiday Round-Up: Affordable Last Minute Gifts for the Whole Family

12/16/2011 at 02:00 PM ET
Courtesy Wall Candy Arts

Holiday season is upon us. And, pretty soon, the pile of presents will be, too!

But, in order to avoid hitting the long lines to stock up on gifts this year, we’ve rounded up some last minute gift ideas that your children (and family!) are sure to love.

To get your kids in the holiday groove, we’d suggest starting things off with Wall Candy Arts‘s fun winter wall decals.

They’ll have loads of fun designing their own snow woman ($38, left) — again and again — with the adorable decal accessories, which include everything from classic button eyes to an oh-so chic scarf.

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Instant Classic! Bob Dylan’s New Children’s Book and CD

12/02/2011 at 10:00 AM ET
Courtesy Sterling Children’s Books

Imagine this: A book full of beautiful watercolor illustrations inspired by the timeless words of folk singer Bob Dylan. Well, the wait is over. Best-selling writer and illustrator Jon J. Muth lent his artistic talent to bring that dream to reality. And the result is Blowin’ in the Wind, a children’s picture book that you and your little ones will love.

“Bob Dylan’s timeless message about war and peace resonates with parents and children today as much as it did 50 years ago,” said Frances Gilbert, VP and publisher of Sterling Children’s Books.
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Giveaway: A Rockabye Baby CD Gift Set (A $170 Value!)

05/09/2011 at 12:00 AM ET
Courtesy Rockabye Baby

Celebrity moms including Nicole Richie, Denise Richards and Kate Hudson love to let their little ones rock out to Rockabye Baby‘s fun lullaby covers of pop music’s biggest hits.

Literally, they’ve transformed the songs of everyone from Kanye West and Journey to Aerosmith and Bob Marley into soothing, baby-friendly tunes. Want your tot to take a listen? You’re in luck! The company is giving away a set of 10 albums to one lucky Moms & Babies reader.

Hurry up and enter for your chance to win! Online entries must be received between 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on 5/9/11 and 11:59 p.m. (ET) on 5/15/11. See Official Rules.

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Fab Sale Round-Up: Gilt Groupe, Charlie Banana and More!

03/26/2011 at 11:00 AM ET
Courtesy Gilt Groupe

Next week, Gilt Groupe is hosting a few drool-worthy sales worth checking out. You’ll find loads of chic baby and maternity clothing, music, shoes, toys and home décor from Juno Baby (3/27), Phil & Teds (3/28), Crystorama for Kids (3/28), Juicy Couture (3/30), miYim (3/29), Little Giraffe (3/30) and more.

Our fave picks: The Juicy Couture Ruffle Animal-Print Dress (now $35, originally $88) and the miYim Fairytale Victoria Bunny (now $11, originally $21), above.

Just make sure to sign-in at 12 p.m. EST when each sale starts — or risk missing out on some great deals! Not a member of Gilt? Use our exclusive link to sign up.

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