Posts by katherine

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays Our customer’s feedback is essential to our product manufacturing and future product ideas.  Throughout the year, we scan the online reviews to understand what specifically makes kids happy from their use of our play spaces. Fulfilling their imagination, creating some privacy from the world (or siblings at least) and tapping into their inner architects, are always the top...

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Tell them what to think? Or guide them what to think about?

  One my favorite news outlets has long had the punchline: “We don’t tell you what to think, we tell you what to think about.” This has always appealed to me because it allows me the freedom to interpret and focus on the parts of the news that interest me most. Nobody’s prescribing my complete thought process in this setting. Well it’s the same intent behind Happy Kid Company....

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How to score an A+ with your kids!

Back-to-School Ideas “It’s the most wonderful time…” Err, yes Summer is nearing its end and the new school year is upon us, but it no way signals the end of your Fortamajig usage! Here are some great back-to-school ideas for getting even more from your all-in-one play space! Fall means sports activities outdoors. Why not bring along your Fortamajig or Fun Fort as a protective sun barrier...

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The Giving Season

The Giving Season

  When my son was little, we lived right around the corner from a nursing home.  Could there be a purpose for us up at that nursing home?  Having grandparents who had lived in similar facilities, I knew many of the folks living in these places did not always have visitors.  One day I decided to wander in there, my son strapped into his little backpack carrier, and asked if they would ever...

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Helping Hand

Helping Hand

How do you get your kids motivated to help out around the house? Do you find at this time of year, there are so many things to do and never enough time to complete them?  You have homework, housework, office travel, uniforms that need to be laundered, bake sales requiring a few dozen cupcakes – the list is honestly endless.  When you realize you are not only managing your own life, but also...

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