Parenting & Family

Your savings don't stop when your child starts growing. Helpful parenting tips and tricks for all ages.

10 Backpacks and Lunchboxes Your Kid Would Love to Rock

10 Backpacks and Lunchboxes Your Kid Would Love to Rock

If Back to School shopping is an art form, then finding the perfect backpack or lunchbox is the pièce de résistance. Kids’ backpacks come in all shapes, sizes and styles so scoring one to capture your little one’s interests and attitude is easy. Add a fun lunchbox and your child will look forward to opening their pack at mealtime. Here are some of our favorite and best-selling backpacks and lunchboxes in the latest styles with Cash Back at Ebates. Olaf Frozen Backpack, $17 (eBags) We’ve all seen our share of Anna and Elsa fanfare but don’t forget the lovable snowman who stole our hearts! Give your child this Disney’s Frozen backpack and they’ll be sure to never “Let It Go.” Minions Movie Backpack, $14.99 ($29.99) (Kohl’s) Move over, Despicable Me! The Minions are making their own splash at theaters this season and your kid will be […]

Back-To-School Supplies For All Grades

Back-To-School Supplies For All Grades

Back-To-School sales with Double Cash Back at Ebates are in full swing so now is the time to start stocking up on everything your little learners need, no matter which grade they are entering this year. Why wait for administrators to send you a school supplies list and risk missing amazing deals from top stores like Amazon, Kohl’s, Office Depot, TigerDirect and more? (Also, you don’t want to miss out on Tax Free days, which vary by state, to save even more money!) Here is a handy back-to-school checklist to get you started that we have organized by grade to make your school shopping a snap this season. Kindergarten Glue stick (not a bottle, which can open in their backpack) Small pack of crayons Washable markers No. 2 pencils Pencil sharpener Erasers Colored pencils Plastic folders (instead of a binder […]

6 Road Trip Games Anyone Can Play

6 Road Trip Games Anyone Can Play

Passing the time on a long car ride can seem a bit tedious. There are only so many things you can read, songs you can sing and topics of conversation you can cover. And that’s just when traveling with adults. Kids’ games will definitely keep you sane on family road trips but not all are car friendly. No matter who you plan to hit the highway with this summer, we’ve got a list of six super fun road trip games for passengers of all ages. Grocery List Exercise your brain with this basic yet challenging memory game. The first player names a grocery store item that starts with A, like apples. The next player has to repeat the first item, apples, then add a grocery store item that starts with B, like bananas. Repeat with the next players to cover […]

Win $100 Carter’s Gift Card!

Win $100 Carter’s Gift Card!

We know that your little miracles can cost a lot of cash (it’s ok, they’re totally worth it). From how fast they grow to how much wear and tear they inflict on their wardrobe, baby and kids’ clothes take up a big chunk of your budget. We want to kick off our Mommy Madness Week by giving away a $100 Carter’s gift card!  Carter’s is the trusted brand in children’s clothing, celebrating childhood with playful prints and adorable characters. Not only are their clothes affordable, they are durable, comfortable, and easy to change on the go. Enter our giveaway to get a jumpstart on that next growth spurt with Carter’s. With Carter’s, your little ones are sure to be the best dressed on the block! How to Enter to Win $100 Carter’s Gift Card: 1. If you’re not already an Ebates member, join […]

Travel Essentials: 11 Items to Make Any Trip Easier

Travel Essentials: 11 Items to Make Any Trip Easier

Whether you are a solo adventurer or you’re traveling with your entire tribe, getting away has its hassles. From sensible packing to keeping little ones happy (and yourself from going insane), this ultimate list of travel essentials eliminates your questions on what to pack and guarantees smooth sailing during your next “bon voyage.” 1. SHOLDIT Infinity Wrap Purse Forget fanny packs or even the hidden ones you strap under your clothes. How uncomfortable does that sound? Instead, carry your small essentials with easy access and stay in style with this infinity scarf-turned-purse. 2. Prince Lionheart Backseat Organizer & Kickmat Long car rides with toddles can wreak havoc on the backs of your seats. This kickmat and organizer protects your upholstery with one easy install. 3. Snack and Play Travel Tray Another must-have for family road trips, this travel tray will keep everything your […]

DIY Valentine’s For Kids

DIY Valentine’s For Kids

Parents, first let us congratulate you on the extra time you happened to stumble upon in order to put any extra thought into your kids’ valentines cards this year. Doing anything other than picking up a box of punch-cut Charlie Brown cards (because Charlie Brown is still totally cool, right?) legitimately makes you a superhero. Let us help you in your quest to make Valentine’s Day too cool for school with these seven super-cute handmade gift ideas. You Color My World If you have more than a few broken crayons laying around the house, this Valentine craft is perfect for you. By melting up broken crayons in a heart-shaped silicon mold, you’ve created a colorful gift any child would love. Learn how to make these Heart Shaped Crayons from Cherished Bliss.   “Doh” You Want To Be My Valentine? These Play-Doh Valentine’s […]

Holiday Gift Guide for Kids

Holiday Gift Guide for Kids

Without literally thousands of toys to choose from this holiday season, buying gifts for your child, niece, nephew, cousin, or friend can become daunting. We’ve come up with ten great gifts for any child in your life, many which focus on creativity along with fun! 1. Magformers 30 Piece Classic Set (Target) | $39.99 2. Melissa & Doug Alphabet Sound Puzzle (Bed Bath & Beyond) | $19.99 3. Hide and Seek Playhouse (Sears) | $34. 10 4. Play-Doh Fun Factory Deluxe Set (Toys R Us) | $17.99 5. Melissa & Doug Wooden Deluxe Puppet Theater (Gettington) | $71.95 6. Seedling Design Your Own Super Hero Cape (ReUseIt) | $35.99 7. Fisher-Price Grow with Me 3-in-1 Skateboard (FAO Schwarz) | $49.99 8. LEGO Minecraft: Crafting Box (Toys R Us) | $59.99 9. Disney Frozen Deluxe Toddler 2 Pack with Olaf (Target) | $37.99 10. Crayola Marker Maker (Kmart) | […]

Toys R Us “Toy-a-Day” Giveaway

Toys R Us “Toy-a-Day” Giveaway

  The toy experts at Toys R Us travel all over the world, visiting every toy mecca from Novato to the North Pole. Thousands of ideas and sketches…hundreds of inventors…countless hours of testing each toy to make sure it’s as fun as can be! Here are the fabulous 15, ready to inspire your best holiday ever! We’ve partnered with Toys R Us to give away each of these 15 awesome playthings to Ebates members. Give them to your kids, your grandkids, your best friend’s kids….heck, keep them for yourself if you’d like! We’re giving away a prize a day so be sure to come back daily and see if you’re a winner! Now announcing the fabulous 15…   Prices and Cash Back percentages are subject to change. How To Enter The Toys R Us “Toy-a-Day” Giveaway: 1. If you’re not already an Ebates […]

One Day Halloween Sale!

One Day Halloween Sale!

These stores want to make sure you’ve got the costumes & decor you need to be the ultimate scare-ster this Halloween. We’ve increased Cash Back to truly help you get in the spirit for the most spooky holiday of the year. Hurry, these hair-raising Halloween sale and deals are so scary, they’re only sticking around for 24 hours!       5% Cash Back (Was 3% Cash Back) See Disney Store Coupons   10% Cash Back (Was 6.5% Cash Back) See Sprit Halloween Coupons       3% Cash Back (Was 2% Cash Back) See Toys R Us Coupons       10% Cash Back (Was 6% Cash Back) See Halloween Express Coupons     5% Cash Back (Was 3% Cash Back) See Lillian Vernon Coupons   15% Cash Back (Was 10% Cash Back) See Anytime Costumes Coupons     All coupons and Cash Back percentages are subject to change. 

Win 1 of 2 $100 Gift Cards from The Children’s Place!

Win 1 of 2 $100 Gift Cards from The Children’s Place!

It’s the most wonderful time of year – eggnog, Christmas carols, family time, and more! The Children’s Place is helping us celebrate the little ones in our lives by giving away 2 gift cards worth $100! You can bundle up your little one, grab some gifts for your nephew or niece, or gift your grandchild a Winter wardrobe.   Entry is simple: Leave us a comment right here letting us know your favorite childhood movie or book! *winners must be 18+ years old, reside in the United States, and members of Ebates.com

Parenting & Family

No one said parenting was easy. So it’s no surprise that there are a million and one products geared towards parents of kids from newborns to teens. But parenting is also pretty expensive. Even if you are the meanest parent on the block and deny your child of the latest smart phone and video game consoles, you’ll still shell out a pretty penny for all the necessities. Thankfully, Ebates is here to help you save some of your hard earned cash along the way.

With the latest promo codes, you’ll be able to lock in savings on all of the baby necessities. Everything from bottles and diapers to books and blankets can be found with special savings and Cash Back that you can earn with each purchase. But the everyday essentials aren’t all you’ll save on. You’ll even find low prices on bedroom furniture and strollers, along with other big ticket items.

But your savings don’t stop when your child starts growing. Use a promo code for their new school clothes and earn Cash Back on all of their school supplies, all while avoiding the hassle and crowds of retail stores. Guide your child on their learning path while we guide you through the savings with The Smart Shopper.

In addition to the savings, Ebates offers helpful parenting tips and tricks for all ages, including those notorious twos and threes. Find tips for healthy snacks and sit the kids down for a fun holiday craft or DIY project. You’ll even gain access to special giveaways that will make your life just a bit easier. Parenting is difficult but that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun! Enjoy the journey and soak up the savings Ebates helps you find along the way, like with an exclusive promo code that saves you a small fortune on that special birthday present. Rack up your Cash Back earnings and do something nice for your family. Or spend it on yourself, we won’t tell!