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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

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

Arm & Hammer Spin Brush Solution!

Between visits to the dentist, it’s important to keep your child (and yourself!) in a good routine of dental hygiene. Instilling good dental hygiene habits at a young age is the one of best and most effective ways to teach kids about the importance of healthy teeth and gums. When Arm & Hammer asked me to participate in their Spin Brush Challenge, I decided that the biggest dental challenge in my household was getting my four-year-old … Read entire article »

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Time for Bed, Time for Bunk Beds

Time for Bed, Time for Bunk Beds

When I come home from a long day after work, there’s nothing I like to do more than lay down on my bed, even if only for a few moments before I’m yanked off to the next chore. If I had to climb up a ladder to get to this cozy piece of heaven I’m sure I would be a very unhappy camper. Rewind 20 or 25 years ago and the opposite of this was true. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beds, Bedtime, Children's Furniture, Featured, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Sleeping

Baby Sleeps Safely and Soundly with the Halo SleepSack Swaddle

Baby Sleeps Safely and Soundly with the Halo SleepSack Swaddle

The Halo SleepSack Swaddle is the Cadillac of swaddlers. It’s lusciously soft, and it’s designed to not only help your baby sleep better by preventing the “moro” (startle) reflex, but also to reduce the risk of SIDS. And it’s so simple to use, even a sleep-deprived parent of a newborn can put it on swiftly and easily. It’s well-known that immobilizing the arms of your infant by swaddling them helps them sleep better–but that’s sometimes easier … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Gifts, Blankets, Featured, Momma Gotta Have, Shower Gifts, Sleeping

Baby’s Got Brand New Jammies

Baby’s Got Brand New Jammies

Snug-fitting, organic cotton pajamas are the right choice for your kids…and the environment! New Jammies come in vibrant and fanciful designs that encourage kids to learn about the natural world and good nutrition. If you choose snug-fitting pajamas, you can avoid flame-retardant and reduce your child’s exposure to toxins and chemicals. By selecting organic cotton, you get a soft, breathable fabric perfect for comfortable pajamas.  Plus, you support sustainable production. I met New Jammies creator, Nicole Johnson, at … Read entire article »

Filed under: Bedtime, Children's Fashion, Contests, Featured, Organic, Pajamas

Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

Bedtime can be quality time rather than battle time. By establishing a consistent routine, you can make bedtime more enjoyable for the whole family. Haydenburri Lane’s Bedtime Safari products were designed in conjunction with child development specialists to help children learn the necessary skills and activities needed to get ready for bed.   Haydenburri Lane provides advice to parents on how to establish a positive bedtime routine and why routines are important. (Click here to read their Parents’ Guide.)  And … Read entire article »

Filed under: Advice, Beds, Bedtime, Books, Books (Advice), Books (Pre-School), Featured, Parenting, Pre-schoolers, Sleeping, Tips, Toddlers

Moon, Moon, Moon…My Nite Lite

Moon, Moon, Moon…My Nite Lite

I was incredibly excited to learn about the Good Nite Lite ($35), for toddlers who wake their parents up too early. Hey! I have one of those! Without a good night’s sleep, there’s sluggishness, crankiness, and tantrums…and the toddler might be a little off her game, too. I’ve heard several suggestions besides the obvious darkening of the room, including adding a clock with the proper wake-up time taped above it. The time-telling solution works great as preschoolers begin … Read entire article »

Filed under: 12-18 Months, Bedtime, Pre-schoolers, Toddlers

Win a Zoobie Pet from Little Jet Set!

Little Jet Set specializes in gear, games, and accessories for kids on the go, including award winning children’s products, children’s luggage and bags, and travel toys. Zoobie Pets from Little Jet Set ($32) make great cuddly pals and traveling companions–a plush pet that unfolds into a pillow and blanket.  They’re perfect for trips to Grandma’s or even sleepovers for older kids. Part pillow, part blankie, all cuddly, your kids won’t want to leave home without them. Little … Read entire article »

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