• Monthly Archive:: September 2015

    I always loved taking a bath…until I had kids. My visions of soapy, rubber duckie bath play quickly vanished, and were replaced with a grim reality: Bending over that deep bath tub to wash a little babe became back-breaking work. And trying to hold on to a squirming baby with one hand, while opening up a towel to bundle her in? Good luck with that. Finally, someone has invented a baby bathtub worth splashing about. Angelcare’s Near & Dear Bather is an upright, foldable tub that’s designed to sit inside a full-sized bath. Made from a quick-drying mesh material, it stands in a locked position, offering your baby a safe and comfortable spot in which to bathe. What’s great about this tub is that you [&hellip

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    When my girls were in diapers, I absolutely hated that I could never get through a diaper change without messy hands. It wasn’t from the contents of those diapers, mind you, but rather having to contend with sticky fingers from smearing diaper cream. I always wound up using a baby wipe, but then noticed how quickly those wipes disappeared…until it was time to open yet another (costly!) new pack. There had to be a simpler way to get clean without having to run to the bathroom (leaving either girl unattended while making a mad dash was a definite no-no). Had the Baby BUM Brush been around when my daughters were mere babes would have made this mom’s life a little less complicated. It’s essentially a [&hellip

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    I don’t care how old my kids are; I still can’t resist checking out new picture books. Maybe it’s that irreplaceable smell of the freshly printed pages or the excitement of an inviting cover whose illustrations are begging me to find out what’s inside…whatever the reason, I’m hooked on books–and they’re not even for me! As a mom, I find the best books speak to me as a parents as much as they do to¬† my kids. Witty puns read like inside jokes and tickle my funny bone on days I can use it most. And that’s the beauty of Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast, an ode to breakfast gone awry. Much like my kids fighting over the last ice pop on a sweltering [&hellip

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