Monday, September 1st, 2014

We just got two new products from Rooware for my daughter – the Rooplate and Rootensils. Upon reading the description on the packaging I was impressed immediately. It reads “fun tableware made from plants”. That means There are no petroleum or toxic chemicals made to produce their plastic. Plus, it’s different and excellent for your [...]

Koto Go Silence is an animated storybook created by a crew of independent artists. It features Koto, a dog that hears things that go bump in the night, and decides to do something about it. The app can be navigated and children can tap on the sentences to hear the words being read aloud. Available [...]

If you haven’t tried anything from the Weleda’s Baby Calendula Line, read on! Their products are made with pure plant oils and extracts, natural ingredients that do not clog pores or make it difficult for a baby’s skin to absorb moisture or oxygen. Each product has been created based on the expertise of physicians and [...]

I’ve been looking (and using) shopping comparison sites for over a year now. Another good one is PriceBlink. They are a family-run company and was created to save time and money. They just released the PriceBlink add-on. The PriceBlink add-on is like a portable comparison shopping tool, notifying you if the product you are browsing [...]

The Sneezy Wheezy Day (Talking Bird Books, January 1, 2012, $14.95) is a hardcover picture book that tells the tale of a brother and sister cub. One day after swimming in the crystalline pool, poor brother cub gets sick so sister takes him to see the animals in the forest. They in return offer silly [...]

I’m always for letting you know about healthy, organic baby foods and Baby Gourmet is a brand I recently was made aware of. The nice part is that the pouch products were originally handmade baby food sold at the farmers’ markets by a mom of two. She was so successful that she started the company [...]

Gracie’s Gift is a hardcover book created by an independent publisher. It’s about a girl who realizes that the bows her mother gives her are not to annoy her but are gifts of love and affection. The story starts with Gracie getting ready for her birthday party. She gets frustrated when she sees a bow [...]

Pottery Barn Kids is thrilled to announce a new partnership with party designer and blogger, Kim Stoegbauer of The TomKat Studio! To kick off the partnership, Kim has styled a beautiful baby shower for the Design Studio “Parties and Celebrations” section on potterybarnkids.com. The Sunshine Baby Shower features bright and cheery designs in yellow, cream [...]

Now out is the SpongeBob SquarePants: Spongebob’s Frozen Face-Off! In “Frozen Face-Off,” while everyone in Bikini Bottom participates in a race to the South Pole, Plankton makes another attempt to get his hands on the secret formula and end the Krusty Krab’s fast-food supremacy for good.  In addition to this epic battle, enjoy six other episodes from the current eighth season of SpongeBob SquarePants.  As an [...]

Now here’s a cute online shop that sells colorful and useful baby things. It’s Petites Frites, a California-based company that makes their products in the USA. The founders are a couple that left London to work on their business in the States. A pretty brave move but I think looking at their site, a good [...]

Here’s another good product to use to keep the germs away. HandSan is the first-ever alcohol-free, organic hand cleanser made solely from purified water and vitamins with no artificial preservatives. Whew, a mouthful but true. This is a product that as a parent, would be happy for the kids to spray on themselves. HandSan is [...]

I’m always pleased when a baby company comes out with selling unique designs on clothes that are eco-friendly. Dana Guglielmo is the founder of Pieface Studio and is the artist/designer of the creative onesies for sale on the site. You’ll find mixed media designs of elephants, pigs and cupcakes (the cannoli one is my fave) [...]

I recently reviewed Nosy Crow’s Cinderella, and adored it! Now they have a new app for toddlers called Bizzy Bear On The Farm. The app is for kids ages 2 to 4 and is universal for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. It costs $3.99 (£2.49 in the UK). In the app, kids can help Bizzy Bear do [...]