In this episode we had the chance to interview Amanda Morin, an amazing mother of three who talks to us about parenting and finding ways to keep little ones busy and happy no matter when or where you are!

For more information, please visit


On-the-Go Fun for Kids!: More Than 250 Activities to Keep Little Ones Busy and Happy–Anytime, Anywhere!  

The Everything Parent’s Guide to Special Education: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs 

The Everything Kids’ Learning Activities Book: 145 Entertaining Activities and Learning Games for Kids 


Everything Kids’ Learning (personal website)



Amanda also does a weekly podcast with 3 other parenting writers about the things parents are talking about, complaining about, and obsessing about right now.  


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Amanda Morin took some time out today to talk to us about her newest book: On-the-Go Fun for Kids!: More Than 250 Activities to Keep Little Ones Busy and Happy–Anytime, Anywhere!  


In this book,  Amanda Morin explores more than 250 on-the-go activities that inspire quiet playtime fun! From scavenger hunts and word puzzles to educational apps and imaginative play, On-the-Go Fun for Kids! offers 100 engaging activities they’ll want to do again and again. Whether you’re hitting the road, heading to grandma’s house, or waiting patiently at the doctor’s office, this guide includes simple playtime ideas for any situation, allowing you to entertain your children no matter where your family goes. And if you decide to stay in, you’ll find plenty of activities for keeping them occupied while you’re at home on a conference call, doing laundry, or preparing dinner.

With On-the-Go Fun for Kids!, you can breathe easy knowing that your little ones are engrossed in hours of creative fun!

We loved having Amanda Morin on the Dad Spotlight this week and know that you will learn so much from the activities that she shared. If you are interested in the book for yourself, you can find it today on Amazon!


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