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.
Archives for June 2009
Learning to recognize different coins and understanding their value is an essential part of the preschool and the kindergarten curriculum.
Parents can use coins to introduce math concepts like sorting and counting. You can help your child learn to identify coins and their value while teaching them to save money using Coin County: A Bank in a Book, an award-winning book by Innovative Kids.
Nurtured Family is offering great discounts on two of our favorite brands:
- $10 dollars off of any ZoloWear sling. Simply enter coupon code: ZW10964. Coupon cannot be combined with any other discount or coupon and may not be applied to prior purchases. Offer Expires: 06/19/09
- Use coupon code BB10964 to get 10% off of your purchase of any Boob Design maternity and nursing clothes. Offer Expires: 06/19/09
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. More than one million skin cancers are diagnosed annually. Protect your child by practicing sun safety. Apply sunscreen regularly and teach your baby to wear sunglasses and a sunhat while outdoors.
Children’s eyes are especially vulnerable to damage from UV rays, but it’s hard to keep those little eyes protected. If you have a young baby or even a toddler who just won’t keep glasses on, try a pair with a strap.
Summer means days at the beach, picnics, playdates at the park and outdoor concerts and fireworks displays. Unless you enjoy sitting on the grass, it’s helpful to have a blanket handy. The folks at Vat19 sent me a Tuffo Outdoor Waterproof Blanket to review.
The top cover is soft enough for a baby, and the cushioned-blanket is big enough to accommodate a family of four. The waterproof nylon underside keeps you dry even when the ground is wet. It’s easy to wipe the bottom clean with a damp cloth after use. If you prefer, just toss the blanket into the laundry for a thorough wash.
What if you combined a soft leather bootie with a fun knit sock? You’d get Nowali, the moccassin that comes in sizes from infant to toddler to big kid to even adult.
Barefoot is best for babies, but sometimes little feet need extra protection, warmth, or traction or mom just wants to add a shoe to make a cute special occasion outfit look just right. Nowali solves your baby shoe needs comfortably and looks adorable, too…
Like many kids, I wanted to be a guitar hero, jamming with friends and soaking up the spotlight. Although I already enjoyed the piano and the flute, but I struggled to get my small fingers to stretch to reach the guitar chords. And all due respect to Jethro Tull, it is hard to rock out with the flute.
Learning a musical instrument is far easier during childhood and First Act Discovery makes a series of high quality steel-string acoustic guitars sized just right (30″) for little hands. And at $30 these guitars are sized just right for your budget…
Here’s a trio of books about dads for babies and young children. Check these out of your local library or purchase at a bookstore or online to share a little bit about what makes dads special–just in time for Father’s Day!