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Earlier this year, I posted an article about going hands-on with the newest version of Step2's legendary Extreme Coaster. While the toy hasn't changed, it's color scheme has, and as a Step2 Brand Ambassador, my girls (and the rest of the neighborhood kids) have had a blast on their own personal "their-size" roller coaster (perfect, since we live in the shadows of Six Flags Great America) right here in our own backyard. While my initial post showed the Coaster in a very unconventional manner (indoors), now that it's warmer, the kids are absolutely loving this as it's outside in all of its glory. Would you like a Step2 Extreme Coaster for your own little rockers? We're giving you a chance to win one right now!

THE ROCK FATHER is sharing #TheIndisposables in his life as part of a Schick® Xtreme3® sponsored series for Socialstars. Horns up! \m/ \m/

A few weeks into Spring and there's much to be considered. I've been thinking about baseball a lot (and writing about it on occasion), especially since we've been playing in the yard quite a bit (lots of "balls over the fence" to be retrieved). We've also begun some gardening activities - plotting the plan for the months ahead, while getting the post-winter clean-up all taken care of. There's also some "rocking" to take place, and with that comes a list of five important items when it comes to spring at Rock Father HQ. You could call them "The Indisposable" items of spring...

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PEANUTS Brand Ambassador"Spring is here again..." Those words, from NIRVANA's "In Bloom" are the perfect stage-setters for this week, as we close the books on Easter and welcome to start of Major League Baseball season here in the U.S. The tulips are finally starting to emerge... the kids are playing outside... it's a great time all around. To celebrate the season, I've teamed with my friends at PEANUTS Worldwide as part of my gig as a PEANUTS Brand Ambassador, to bring all of you a chance to score a fantastic Spring Prize Pack from Snoopy and the Peanuts Gang!

PBS KIDS VIP (Very Involved Parent)Starting this week, CURIOUS GEORGE Swings Into Spring... again, with encore presentations of the now-classic special, presented alongside all-new episodes of CURIOUS GEORGE premiering only on PBS KIDS. Building on the series’ curricular focus, the episodes integrate science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts into George’s discoveries in intuitive and fun ways that kids will enjoy, as his new adventures take him to the Amazon, an exploration of Chinese New Year traditions and more. Details below...

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If there's a 6' anthropomorphic bunny headed down your street next month, I'd imagine that said hare might be looking for some ideas as to what goodies to leave in your little ones' baskets. Yes, Easter is on its way - and with the annual celebration of Spring comes plenty of potential treats, and today I'm highlighting three of them here on THE ROCK FATHER - two of which you'll have a chance to win from my friends at Kaboom! Entertainment! Ready to HOP, JUMP and POP into Easter?

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Netflix #StreamTeamWhen I did my January column as a member of the NETFLIX #StreamTeam, I mentioned how excited the girls were for the NETFLIX Original, EVER AFTER HIGH: SPRING UNSPRUNG. The latest special to be based upon Mattel's wildly-successful fashion dolls, SPRING UNSPRUNG is a seasonally-appropriate mini-movie, and one well-worth a watch with the true start of Spring just days ahead. We recently caught-up on all-things EAH with a couple of the new dolls, and a viewing of SPRING UNSPRUNG, all tied-together in a fancy little weekday party here at Rock Father HQ. Are you a Royal or a Rebel? That tends to be the question, and my girls were quick to choose their sides...

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