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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

Classic, Tasteful Wedding Gifts for The Happy Couple

Classic, Tasteful Wedding Gifts for The Happy Couple

It’s June and wedding season is in high gear. Whether you have 1 or 10 nuptial affairs to attend, you have gifts to purchase for the shower and/or the actual wedding itself. What’s a guest to do? Well you’re in luck, because I have done the guesswork for you! I have created a list of my top wedding gift/registry picks on Shopcade. Check out some of my picks below: This vase is a classic shape and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Cooking, Decor and Furniture, Entertaining, Gift Guides, Gift Ideas, Home and Decorating, Registries, Registry Pick, Shower Gifts

How to Relieve Teething Pain

How to Relieve Teething Pain

While babies are the ones teething, I think that parents suffer during teething as well. Both of my children started teething early, and it was frustrating to see them in pain and exhausting to wake up numerous times a night to soothe a cranky baby. Teething can throw off your baby’s sleep schedule and eating habits. Some babies will eat more, but others will eat less. Some babies will want to drink or nurse constantly. Others … Read entire article »

Filed under: 06-12 Months, Advice, Featured, Gift Ideas, Momma Gotta Have, Parenting, Registries, Registry Pick, Teething, Tips, Toddlers, Uncategorized

Evenflo Breastpump Review and Giveaway

Evenflo Breastpump Review and Giveaway

Breastfeeding may be best for baby, but there’s no denying that it is a major commitment for moms. For moms who need a little more flexibility in their schedules or who plan to work outside the home, breast pumps are an essential purchase. Towards the end of my pregnancy, I spent a lot of time researching breast pump options. I planned to breastfeed, but I also wanted my husband to be involved in feeding the baby … Read entire article »

Filed under: Breastfeeding, Contests, Featured, Registries, Registry Pick

Cool Coupon: Leaps and Bounds

When we find out about special coupons for mamas and the people who love them, we add these bargains to Mamanista’s Coupon Page. Sometimes we will also post to share especially exciting deals with you, like this: 15$ of $75+ orders – expires 12/31/07 So, what might you want at Leaps and Bounds? This online shop is known for innovative Travel Gear, Safety Solutions, and Developmental and Learning Toys for babies, toddlers, and school aged kids (check out the Inflatable Solar System pictured at right). They have the Peapod Travel Bed tent that Baby Diva enjoys when she is on vacation. This great section on “How to Childproof Your Home“ is helping me get ready for a mobile Baby Diva. Leaps and Bounds / One Step Ahead is also the go to shop for Summer … Read entire article »

Filed under: Childproofing, Coupons, Featured Store, Registries, Safety, Summer, Toys (All Ages), Travel