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Ambi Toys are BACK and in full Retro Swing!

Ambi Toys are BACK and in full Retro Swing!

If you’re a classic toy lover like me, you may already be familiar with the iconic Ambi® brand, the manufacturer of infant and toddler toys with a fabulously retro design and feel. In years past, only a few items were available in the US for purchase. Now, the ENTIRE 44 piece Ambi collection is available in the US, under the direction of Galt Toys!!! For forty years, Ambi® Toys have been developing infant toys with a purity of design and … Read entire article »

Filed under: 0-5 (By Age Group), 00-06 Months, 06-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Activities, Baby Gifts, Baby Shower, Birthday Gifts, Building Toys, Counting, Developmental Toys, Educational, Gift Ideas, Imagination/Creativity, Language, Learning, Musical Toys, Play, Pre-schoolers, Shower Gifts, Swimming, Toddlers, Toys (00-06 M), Toys (06-12 M), Toys (12-24 M)

The Snuza Hero is a True Hero for New Parents

The Snuza Hero is a True Hero for New Parents

If you’re a new parent, you’ve got to get your hands on the Snuza Hero for your own peace of mind and your baby’s health and comfort. The Snuza Hero is a portable and easy-to-use movement monitor, which clips onto baby’s diaper to ensure that normal movement is maintained. Hero detects even the slightest abdominal movement and will alert you if your baby’s movements are very weak or fall to less than 8 movements per minute. If no … Read entire article »

Filed under: 00-06 Months, 06-12 Months, Baby Gear, Baby Shower, Bedtime, Health, Momma Gotta Have, Registry Pick, Safety

Evoz Baby Smart Parenting Monitor Takes Baby Monitors to the Next Level

Technology has transformed the way we monitor our babies, even allowing us in some cases to watch our children from anywhere in the world via smart phone or tablet.  But there is nothing on the market today that offers a host of “connected services” giving parents access to real sleep coaches, collect baby’s sleep habits AND even send cry alerts to your phone until now… and we need your help to get the word out to your community! Evoz Baby Smart Parenting Monitor takes baby monitors a step further with a complete Parenting Toolbox that lets parents track their baby’s sleep habits, send “cry alerts” and even collects this data including how long they’ve cried, so that parents can address possible sleep issues.  It also automatically tracks the baby’s room temperature and alerts parents when it … Read entire article »

Filed under: 00-06 Months, 06-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Accessories (Children), Baby Gear, Baby Shower, Bedtime, Momma Gotta Have, Pregnancy, Registries, Registry Pick, Safety

GIFT GUIDE: New Baby, New Mama

GIFT GUIDE: New Baby, New Mama

I remember it all like it was yesterday: the Google searching, the book reading, the asking for recommendations, the dreaming of all the fancy pants items that celebrities have for their kids, as I cradled my baby bump and selected item after nonsensical item on my registry. My baby shower was just gorgeous and I was fortunate enough to receive TONS of stuff for my baby boy (the luckiest boy in the world). Fast Forward … Read entire article »

Filed under: 00-06 Months, 06-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Baby Gear, Baby Gifts, Baby Shower, Gift Guides, Gift Ideas, Momma Gotta Have, Play, Registries, Safety, Shower Gifts, Travel

Keep an Eye on your Angel with the Angelcare AC1200 Monitor

Keep an Eye on your Angel with the Angelcare AC1200 Monitor

*I was sent this product to facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.* In this digital age, I guess I shouldn’t find it surprising that baby monitors have gone super hi tech; there’s such a huge difference now from when my oldest was an infant! Imagine being able to check in on your baby or lulling her to sleep from anywhere in the world? The technology in the Angelcare® 1200 Video Movement & … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Gear, Baby Shower, Bedtime, Maternity, Parenting, Registries, Registry Pick, Safety, Shower Gifts

Stokke Tripp Trapp Chair is Perfect for Growing Children

Stokke Tripp Trapp Chair is Perfect for Growing Children

* I received the Stokke Tripp Trapp® Chair to facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.*   There comes a point where your little boy or girl simply outgrows their high chair, but they are still too small to sit in an adult sized chair at the table.  So we buy booster seats and pretty much try anything we can come up with to get them to a comfortable position to get them acquainted … Read entire article »

Filed under: 06-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Baby Gear, Baby Gifts, Baby Shower, Children's Furniture, Decor and Furniture, Gift Ideas, Kindergartners, Momma Gotta Have, Pre-schoolers, Registries, Registry Pick, Safety, School Aged Children, Toddlers

Healthy, Fit, Happy Mom Fitness DVD Series

Healthy, Fit, Happy Mom Fitness DVD Series

As a Mom, I always put my children’s needs ahead of mine and I’m sure many moms out there are the same way. But when it comes to your personal health, us moms need to take care of ourselves in order to do a good job of taking care of the children who depend on us. That means eating right and exercising. I received the Health, Fit, Happy Mom Fitness DVD Series which makes sticking to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Shower, Body After Baby, Exercise, Gift Ideas, Health, Maternity, Momma Gotta Have, Mommy Gifts, Nutrition, Pregnancy, Video

Effortless, Elegant Maternity Clothing

Effortless, Elegant Maternity Clothing

While celebs make pregnancy look glamorous, it’s tough to look that fab on a budget. As a working mom-to-be, I struggled to find affordable, professional clothing during my first pregnancy. I assembled a wardrobe of inexpensive staples from Old Navy, Target, and Motherhood Maternity and combined it with a handful of pricier items from A Pea in the Pod, Mimi Maternity, and the Gap. I wish I’d known about Maggie Maternity. Maggie Maternity makes dressing while expecting elegant, effortless and (most-important of all) inexpensive. For … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Shower, Coupons, Fashion, Featured, Gift Ideas, Hip Find, Maternity, Mommy Gifts, Pregnancy

Baby Shower Favors: How to Make Boo-Boo Bunny Favors with LUSH Bath Bombs

Baby Shower Favors: How to Make Boo-Boo Bunny Favors with LUSH Bath Bombs

A great baby shower favor should reflect the mama-to-be’s personality and be a treat guests will enjoy. Mama Luxe and Fairy Godmother, who hosted my baby shower, knew that LUSH bath products are one of my favorite things and that my taste in baby clothing is fairly traditional. Mama Luxe has sophisticated and hip taste in baby clothing, but I gravitate towards bunnies, bears and anything sweet-looking or old-fashioned. Knowing my love of cutesy … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Shower, Bath Time, Beauty, Hip Find

Beautiful Diaper Cakes Make an Elegant and Useful Baby Shower Gift

Beautiful Diaper Cakes Make an Elegant and Useful Baby Shower Gift

 Guests at my baby shower were oowing ahhing over the diaper cake centerpiece from Diaper Cakewalk. I received the Blue Caramel Diaper Cake (pictured), which perfectly coordinated with the blue and chocolate invitations and decorations selected by the shower hosts. I’ve purchased diaper cakes as presents for other baby showers in the past, so I could recognize the superior quality and attention to detail in the Diaper Cakewalk cake. First, this diaper cake was made entirely of Pampers Swaddlers. Many of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Gifts, Baby Shower, Diapers, Entertaining, Gift Ideas, Mommy Gifts, Parties