Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Congrats to Vanessa and Nick Lachey who are expecting their second child – a baby girl! The parents to 22-month-old son Camden recently gave an interview to Parents magazine. Read the excerpt below! On starting to talk about kids in detail: As we started getting serious [about having kids], we’d ask each other things like [...]

It’s camp time and you need to label clothes. One product to use is the Epson LabelWorks LW-300 Label Maker. This handheld label maker is not too hard to use. Once I showed my 5-year-old the instructional guide and showed her which buttons to press, she made these labels right away. She made her own [...]

Here are two books that are new from Parragon and recommended for your home library. Wish Upon A Dream by Margaret Wise Brown ($7.99): Brown’s 1947 classic Goodnight Moon has sold over 24 million copies internationally. The late author brought on the idea that children would rather read about their own lives instead of the [...]

  Flat screen TVs are getting bigger and thinner and a safety concern is children tipping them over. Putting a TV on the wall saves space, looks great and hides the ugly cables. SANUS is the #1 best selling TV mount brand in the United States and a reason why we bought two of their [...]

Today I took my kids to see Maleficent (Rated PG). I am really proud of my 5-year-old who watched the movie and expectantly turned away during the violent scenes (like I did!). Overall, I enjoyed it and watching it in 3D made the forest even more magical. Download the activity sheets by clicking this link: [...]

Gisele Bündchen – mom to Vivian and Benjamin – wore Fred Leighton earrings to the Met Gala in New York City on Monday. She also accessorized with a black clutch with her Balenciaga gown. The model shared photos via Instagram at the event. She wrote, “#MetGala yesterday. Thank you @balenciaga #AlexanderWang #FredLeighton @rmsbeauty @davidvoncannon #georgecortina [...]

E!’s Giuliana Rancic was in New York City last Saturday to host her foundation Fab-U-WishTM, a program that grants fashion, beauty and celebrity-themed wishes to other cancer survivors. Two young women battling cancer were surprised and treated to a trip to New York City and attend The Pink Party at Westfield Garden State Plaza. The [...]

The inventor of the Cronut – Dominque Ansel – has created something else for sweet tooths This time, it’s the Waffogato. It will be available at his New York City bakery starting May 9. According to The Eater – the dessert features vanilla ice cream with tapioca balls and “bits of Belgian waffle mixed inside” [...]

I am a big fan of Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day products. They are celebrating their latest product launch for KIDS this spring! They have churned out a new line of foaming hand soaps. I think foam soaps are way better than the gel types as it’s easier to clean up after on the sink countertop [...]

If you’re in Toronto the next few months check out the exhibition This Is Not A Toy, guest curated by music and fashion mogul Pharrell Williams. It’s also the first time for coveted artists, Brooklyn’s KAWS and Japan’s Takashi Murakami, to show their work in a design museum. On view from February 7 until May [...]

I See Me! has now launched an adorable new category of personalized growth charts. Chief Creative Officer and company Co-Founder Allan Haag says, “We have ten styles to choose from, all wonderfully illustrated by a variety award-winning artists and printed on high quality canvas. The growth charts are all made one at a time and [...]

Rosie Pope was thrown a baby shower by Belly Bandit and Hot Mom’s Club this past weekend. The maternity guru was given gifts from PlaySkool and Little Giraffe. lShe also gave her friends a sneak peek of her new baby layette line “Rosie Pope Baby”, also due in March. Guests enjoyed delicious bites including short [...]

There’s a new baby skincare line called Baby Mantra. Baby Mantra products are: Natural Products Association (NPA) Certified, gluten-free, chemical-free, toxin-free and made in the U.S.A.! Newborn Shampoo & Body Wash: An ultra-hydrating, low foaming wash pairs moisturizing coconut oil with antioxidant-rich aloe in a convenient 2-in-1 preparation. Guaranteed splashes and smiles! 8oz/$12.95 3-in-1 Baby Bubble Bath, [...]

Loud Crow Interactive has done it again. They have developed a new digital story app for A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving in honor of the animated special’s 40th anniversary. I grew up on watching it and I had the book – so to have it on my iPad so my kids can read it is great! [...]

Sometimes it’s nice to read a story on iPad at bedtime.  Here’s one that will delight boys and girls. Bramble Berry Tales has launched their newest app – The Great Sasquatch. It’s book two from a series of three tales created by Loud Crow Interactive Inc. STORY: After a day exploring the wonderful west coast [...]