Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Having children is a non-stop learning curve. When the second child comes around, you pretty much have everything sewn up. I guess one mistake we made with the first child was not buying a travel system. A travel system consists of a combined infant car seat that slots straight into a compatible stroller. This system [...]

I’ve come across a line of great freeze-dried fruit snacks for kids and adults. Crispy Green comes in four flavors: Crispy Apples, Crispy Bananas, Crispy Pears and Crispy Pineapples. Each serving is 40 calories or less and really taste good. They are crunchy and just pure fruit. There’s no preservatives, fat, cholesterol or sodium and [...]

For busy moms, this Caden Lane diaper bag is going to keep your belongings organized! The style is called Audrey Tote and it’s valued at $130. The brown and pink tote bag has 9 pockets to hold all mom and diaper necessities. There’s two exterior side pockets for bottles or personal accessories, and a key [...]

All sippy sups are not the same. Some have been just made and others have been engineered. The technologically advanced range of infant and toddler cups from Born Free, are amongst the best you will find. They claim to be Bisphenol-A free, which didn’t mean too much to me until I did a little research. [...]

These cute little reusable bags will save you money and the Earth. They’re a neat alternative to plastic ziplock bags and are good size to keep in your handbag, child’s lunchbox or school bag. There’s a Velcro strip to keep contents from falling out. They’re called SnackTAXIS and were invented by a mother of three. [...]

Awhile ago, we told you about the cool counting books from Duo Press, which includes titles such as 123 Texas, 123 Chicago and 123 New York. Now another new corner of our great nation can claim fame to its own counting book! 123 San Francisco features as you’d expect, cable cars and the Golden Gate [...]

Celery anyone? This little guy is wearing a Stalky Onesie by Puddlefoot. Puddlefoot is a mom-owned online store that sells original, screen-printed tees for babies and toddlers. Their shirts are either made of ringspun cotton or combed cotton jersey. Their clothes are designed using waterbased, non-PVC, Phthalate free inks and earth-friendly dyes. This particular onesie [...]

HappyBaby foods have been a hit at our household for some time now. Our baby loves to eat the frozen meals and puffs and organic oatmeal cereal regularly. Today we introduce HappyMelts, their organic freeze-dried yogurt fruit snacks. There are no preservatives, no chemical fertilizers or genetically engineered ingredients in these Melts. Great for babies [...]

Everywhere I went this weekend, everyone seemed to comment on my little girl’s barrette. These pretty little flower hair clips were sent to me courtesy of www.clevermom.me after I informed them that the Practical Pretties hair clips sent to me in April were my favorite barrettes ever! These have been crafted from colorful felt and [...]

This board book called Art for Baby (published by Candlewick Press) is a wonderful collection of black and white images by contemporary artists. There are 12 simple, high-contrast artworks by artists such as Keith Haring, Julie Opie, Damien Hirst, and Gary Hume. Even if you buy this for a baby or a preschooler, you’ll want [...]

Having two young children often makes me think about the kind of environment that they will grow up into. We’re not doing such a good job of safe guarding our planet, which will be their inheritance. We can all do our bit to help conserve valuable resources. Don’t kid yourself, every little bit helps. Boycotting [...]

For road trips or just for reading at home, The Scrambled States of America (Book and CD set) by Laurie Keller is a fun audio book for children. The story begins with the first annual states party. Virginia and Idaho hatch a plan to swap spots so each can see another part of the country. [...]

This DwellStudio rug is colorful, modern and made of quality 100% New Zealand wool. It measures at 5 x 8 and could fit in any contemporary decorated nursery. It’s actually on sale for $528. Find it at Design Public.

We just got the new Siliskin Glass for our 3-year-old. Can I say cute? The 6 oz. little glass is covered by silicone and perfect for little hands to grasp. Now he can drink like the big kids. The glass, which is made in the USA, comes in lime and aqua. Price is $7.95.Silikids sells [...]

Having an umbrella stroller should be a serious consideration for any parent. They are lightweight, convenient and now super stylish, courtesy of Britax. Their new Blink stroller comes in a multitude of colors and the cool double dots variety is shown here. The Blink is almost ready to go straight from the box and virtually [...]