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7 Tips for Keeping your Kids Safe in Honor of Safe Kids Day 2014

7 Tips for Keeping your Kids Safe in Honor of Safe Kids Day 2014

Did you know that preventable injuries are the #1 killer of kids in the United States? Talk about a surprising and startling statistic. Every year, a million families around the world lose a child to a preventable injury. Millions more children are injured in ways that can affect them for a lifetime. Too many families don’t have access to the information they need to keep their children safe from tragedies such as drowning, car crashes, fires … Read entire article »

Filed under: 0-5 (By Age Group), 00-06 Months, 06-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Celebrity Babies, Charity, Childproofing, Events, Health, Kindergartners, Parenting, Pre-schoolers, Safety, School Aged Children, Socially Conscious, Toddlers

Bestever Baby Mats Make Cozy Best Friends

Bestever Baby Mats Make Cozy Best Friends

Bestever Baby Mats have a squee quotient that is off the charts. As if the tubby round bellies and sweet faces of the animal characters weren’t cute enough, the plush fabric is so floofy and cuddly that you’ll want to curl up and take a nap. My newborn son is enjoying running his fingers through his lion mat and his big brother and sister want one of their own–even the cats think the material feels as … Read entire article »

Filed under: 00-06 Months, 06-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Baby Gifts, Celebrity Babies, Featured, Mats, Toddlers

Will Jennifer Aniston Adopt? Predicto Knows…

Will Jennifer Aniston Adopt? Predicto Knows…

Predicto Mobile sent us some interesting celebrity baby forecasts for the remainder of 2010. Thousands of their subscribers weighed-in. Is a crowd-sourced oracle more prescient than experts or psychics? We’ll find out if these prophecies come true: After praising single mothers, will Jennifer Aniston announce that she’s adopting a child by 10/30? Yes – 67% No – 33% (1450 votes – Live survey) Since she wants to expand her family, will Jessica Alba adopt a child this … Read entire article »

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A Mom Amok at a Garden Party

A Mom Amok at a Garden Party

I’m a vegetarian and vegetables are a regular feature at our dining room table.  My children, ages three and a half and one and half, love carrots and peas–a little more, please!  But even the best eaters may go through a picky phase.  And when toddlers seem to want to live on goldfish crackers or your kindergartner has turned into a cookie monster, you’ll want some tips from…Jennie Garth? Yup.  That’s right!  Kelly Taylor from 90210 … Read entire article »

Filed under: A Mom Amok, Celebrity Babies, Featured, Food

Party with the Panda and Learn Languages

Party with the Panda and Learn Languages

Learning another language is a big brain boost–plus it is tons of fun, too. We’ve written before about the benefits of bilingualism.  Watching a language video, like the ones from Little Pim, with your older toddler, preschooler, kindergartner, or grade-school age child can help boost proficiency–especially if you discuss the video with your child. And if you are not a native speaker, DVDs and CDs in foreign languages are absolutely essential as part of your language … Read entire article »

Filed under: Celebrity Babies, Contests, DVD, Featured, Language

Babywearing: New Native Pouch Sling Review

Babywearing: New Native Pouch Sling Review

There are so many slings on the market, yet our friend Jen at NursingMotherSupplies.com sells only the New Native Baby Carrier. Jen’s a breastfeeding expert who recommends only the best products for nursing moms. Moms can wear their baby comfortably in the New Native sling while discreetly nursing. The New Native is a favorite of celebs like Keri Russell and Angelina Jolie who have been pictured using it. The wide carrier strap provides great back support, and it … Read entire article »

Filed under: Attachment Parenting, Baby Carriers, Breastfeeding, Celebrity Babies, Featured, Gift Ideas, Organic, Slings

Keep That Baby Skin Soft and Safe: Baby Silk Sunscreen Wipes

Protecting your baby’s skin from the harmful effects of UV rays is essential. Even if you aren’t lucky enough to jet off to Anguilla, the winter is no time to get lax about sunscreen–sun reflected off of the snow can be twice as strong. Celebrity moms, like Jennifer Garner, use Baby Silk Babysafe Sunscreen Towelettes (by MD Moms) on their adorable celebri-tots because there is no mess and no fuss! To be truly effective, sunscreen must be … Read entire article »

Filed under: Celebrity Babies, Summer, Sunscreen

Suri Cruise’s Ladybug Shoes – As Seen On Oprah

Last Spring, I saw Oprah’s interview with Tom Cruise, and immediately recognized Suri’s Ladybug Shoes and posted about these adorable Ladybug Shoes from the Oprah interview. Little did I realize, the Monkey Toes Little Lady Shoes had actually been gifted to Tom and Katie as part of a gift basket from one of my favorite boutiques, Skimbaco. Katja, Skimbaco’s owner, helped a good friend of the Cruise family select baby gifts for Suri. This stroke of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Celebrity Babies, Coupons, Footwear (Children), Shoes (Children)

Cheaper than Surgery! Mama Mio Skin Care

Cheaper than Surgery! Mama Mio Skin Care

My stretch marks are badges of honor…but I’m not the type to brag. I found an uplifting site, The Shape of a Mother, which encourages us to celebrate our amazing bodies that have nurtured new life. While I agree with embracing the changes motherhood has brought, it is also healthy (for mind and body) to try to look your best. And I wouldn’t mind a little pick me up in the body department. Once the excesses of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beauty, Celebrity Babies, Coupons, Grandparent Gifts, Hip Find, Maternity, Mommy Gifts, Pregnancy

Business Cards for the Mini Mogul

Business Cards for the Mini Mogul

For the toddler who has everything, there are now luxury baby business cards. When your child meets a new friend at the park, you can suggest “Let’s Pencil in a Playdate” with memorable style.  Each card has spaces for your child’s name and phone number. And since no business card is complete without a title, each card is outfitted with a witty description such as “Chief Operating Toddler,” “Speaker of Our House,” “Young Republican,” “Democrat,” “Mini Mogul,” “Super Hero,” “Future … Read entire article »

Filed under: Celebrity Babies, Contests, Design Your Own