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Best Products for Traveling with Baby

Best Products for Traveling with Baby

We’ve taken our kids to Lisbon (thanks, Voyage.Tv!), on a road trip to Mystic, on a cruise (thanks, Disney!), to Savannah, and in and out of Manhattan more times than I can count. Back in the B.C. (Before Children) Era, my husband and I loved traveling all over the globe. While we have scaled back out travels a bit, we still enjoy traveling with our kids. You can travel with a baby, toddler, or other young … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Carriers, Car Seat, Featured, Strollers, Sunscreen, Travel

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

Stay Snug and Secure with this Stroller Blanket

Stay Snug and Secure with this Stroller Blanket

When you are out for a stroll in the crisp autumn air, Secure2Me Clip On Blankets will stay attached and keep baby comfy and warm. When I had my first baby, I always had a problem keeping the blanket attached to the stroller or her sling.  With Secure2Me, I won’t have that issue with our second baby. The clips are easy to use and perfectly solve the blanket-slippage. Necessity is the mother of invention, which explains why … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Gifts, Blankets, Contests, Coupons, Fair Trade, Hip Find, Made in the USA, Momma Gotta Have, Shower Gifts, Sunscreen, Travel

Mamanista Pick for Summer Sun Safety: Sun Signals UV Sensors

While I always lather up with sunscreen before I head to the beach or pool, I often forget to reapply until I start to look a little pink. By that time, I’ve already damaged my skin. Since I have a hard time taking care of my own skin, I can only imagine how tough it is for harried moms to remember when to reapply sunscreen on their children. Plus, moms also have to deal with the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Safety, Summer, Sunblock, Sunscreen

Children’s Sunblock and Sunscreen with Helioplex

Early sun exposure can lead to skin cancer later in life. New studies suggest that even your child does not burn, he or she can suffer sun damage that may contribute to skin cancer down the line. (Kids’ sun exposure may be key to deadly cancer) Experts say that your best bet is to keep kids, especially young babies, in the shade and apply a chemical-free mineral sunblock. Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen is recommended by doctors and dematologists for children and babies. This sunscreen turns colors to remind parents and older children to re-apply. For adults, sunblock with Helioplex, such as Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch SPF 55 or Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 45, may offer added protection. Fragrance and chemical-free adult sunscreens are usually also safe for use on … Read entire article »

Filed under: Health, Safety, Summer, Sunblock, Sunglasses, Sunhats, Sunscreen