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How Can You Recycle Electronics?

How Can You Recycle Electronics?

Amazing. When I was a child, few families had a personal computer. No one had cell phones. Now, we coordinate play dates with apps, keep in touch with grandparents via video chat, and do homework on tablets. What happens when your electronics are too broken to fix or obsolete? Tossing them adds to the landfill and is wasteful–some of the components and precious metals may be reusable. Plus, many electronics contain hazardous or toxic chemicals. You … Read entire article »

Filed under: Eco-Friendly, Electronics, Featured

Help Fight Postpartum Depression with Jammies by Helene Laure

Help Fight Postpartum Depression with Jammies by Helene Laure

Did you know that approximately 950,000 women suffer from postpartum depression each year? Some research suggests possibly even more.  Katherine Stone has made it her mission to educate the public on the mental illnesses that afflict pregnant women as well as support the mothers who are struggling with postpartum depression.  Katherine is the founder and editor of Postpartum Progress, the leading blog on postpartum depression. She has also founded the non-profit Postpartum Progress Inc, a national nonprofit focused on vastly … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Fashion, Baby Gifts, Baptism Gifts, Birthday Gifts, Charity, Gift Ideas, Health, Maternity, Onesies, Pajamas, Pregnancy, Snapsuits, Socially Conscious, Women's Issues

Monsters Inc 3D DVD Review

Monsters Inc 3D DVD Review

Are you ready to get your Scare On? In 2001, Disney/Pixar introduced the world to some of the worlds most endearing monsters. Set in Monstropolis, monsters survive and thrive on world powered by the screams of children. Each night, the furry inhabitants slip into closets to catch screams of sleeping children (who are believed to be toxic), although the kids are becoming more difficult to scare. One of the most successful scream catchers, James “Sulley” Sullivan … Read entire article »

Filed under: DVD

Mowgli returns in The Jungle Book The Movie: Rumble in the Jungle

Mowgli returns in The Jungle Book The Movie: Rumble in the Jungle

My boys proved themselves the perfect audience for the new The Jungle Book The Movie: Rumble in the Jungle by Phase 4 Films. Rumble in the Jungle is the first DVD release from the new The Jungle Book TV series which airs on Disney XD. The singing animals, the helpful big Baloo and of course, vine-swinging Mowgli were enough to keep my young sons’ attention as long as any movie can. My sons are pretty active (both … Read entire article »

Filed under: DVD, entertainment, Movies, Pre-schoolers

The New Official LEGO Channel on YouTube

Kids are growing up in an fascinating age of play: technologically charged, with electronic devices and the internet literally at hand. New toys are coming every day out that motivate, inspire and challenge the mind. As a parent, it’s hard to keep track of everything our children get into as they play. Who are they playing with? What are they learning? And most important: Are they safe? LEGO® has beautifully captured the essence of technology, entertainment and engaging … Read entire article »

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UrbanSitter – Last Minute Sitting is Easy!

UrbanSitter – Last Minute Sitting is Easy!

Have you ever struggled to find a last minute babysitter to go out? Or maybe you have a planned night out and had a hard time finding someone you can trust to leave your babies with? It’s not just me, right? My kids are amazing, but time to myself and with my husband is time to be treasured! But it can be really hard to find someone I can trust in my home alone, who I … Read entire article »

Filed under: Babysitting

Martie Duncan Shares Food Safety Tips For Super Bowl 2013

Martie Duncan Shares Food Safety Tips For Super Bowl 2013

This week I had the pleasure of talking with my friend Martie Duncan on Twitter where we discussed food safety tips for this Sunday’s Super Bowl. Martie is known both for her blog MartieKnowsParties.com and for being a finalist in Season 8 of Food Network Star. She is also known for her affordable ideas for easy entertaining which I love to look through before getting ready for a family gathering myself. This year Martie is partnering with the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Cooking, Entertaining, Food, Parties