Skip Hop Zoo Backpack Buying Guide

skip hop cat backpack

With the holidays upon us many people travel to visit relatives. It’s a great time for little ones to have their own backpack. Diaper bags are great for day trips to carry your essentials, but backpacks are much more convenient carrying.  Whether it’s going to grandma’s for the night or for your little one to have their own carry-on for the plane, check out our Skip Hop Zoo Backpack buying guide with some really cute backpack options. The skip hop backpacks feature {Read More}

Stork Craft 4-in-1 Convertible Crib and Changer Review

4-in-1 crib and changer

When we found out we were expecting our third baby, we were in for a bit of a surprise. We had a big enough home for the four of us, but now we would need even more room. Another baby meant it was time to get a big boy bed for our son, who at 2 is still very comfortable in his crib. It also meant we would need more storage space, as in another clothes dresser, which would mean {Read More}

Radio Flyer 4-in-1 Trike Review

radio flyer trike

If you were ever looking for a great deal on a tricycle for your toddler, this bad boy is it. There’s something iconic about the little red tricycle that is famously known by Radio Flyer. It’s a timeless classic. Well, here’s a really neat spin on this trike that will give you plenty of miles. Read on to hear more in my Radio Flyer 4-in-1 Trike review. The Radio Flyer 4-in-1 Stroll n’ Trike has a lot to offer. There {Read More}

When to Start Transitioning from Crib

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It’s a little bittersweet when it comes time for your baby to move out of their crib. It’s another reminder that they’re growing up and they aren’t little babies anymore. I’ve often heard many parents ask when it’s the right time to begin transitioning from crib to bed. The truth is it’s different for each family depending on the circumstances, but at some point they will have to make the move. Here I’ll discuss when it’s a good time to {Read More}

Tips for Photographing Babies and Toddlers

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Babies and children are the easiest subjects to photograph because of all of the cute things they do. However, when you want good quality pictures that are frame-worthy, photographing babies and toddlers can be tricky. Babies move so much it makes it nearly impossible to capture that perfect picture unless you are an experienced professional. Sure, portrait studios are ideal for getting great quality photos to share with friends and family. Personally, I find these look a little too staged. {Read More}

Jaundice in Babies

Every new mother dreams of her baby being born healthy and happy. Naturally, you envision your baby being perfect. Sometimes this isn’t always the case. This is especially true in premature babies. I know this firsthand. Jaundice in babies is a very common condition, affecting about 60% of newborns. Not to worry, it is usually harmless and very easily treated if need be. What is Jaundice? Jaundice in infants is characterized by yellowing of the skin and whites of the {Read More}

Best Kid-Friendly Apps That Are Free

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If you own a smart phone or other mobile device then you know how useful apps can be. Likewise, you have probably already let your toddler or preschooler play on it from time to time. I know mine is a lifesaver when the kids have doctor’s appointments, rather than chasing them all over the waiting room as they get impatient while waiting. Apps can be really beneficial for kids as well with fun games that have educational value and encourage {Read More}

How to Make Brown Rice Pudding for Babies

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as the creamy goodness of homemade pudding, am I right? It’s cool, delicious, and also a great snack for solid feeders. Rice pudding is a yummy treat that is also great for babies who are learning how to eat more textured, yet soft foods.  I don’t particularly care for the pre-made stuff, myself and homemade pudding is so simple to make. I’ll show you a great recipe for delicious brown rice pudding for babies that {Read More}

My LeapFrog My Pal Scout Review

My Pal Scout

I really like LeapFrog products because of their educational value in a fun, creative way that inspires toddlers to learn. I have many of their products, but one that my son loves is the LeapFrog My Pal Scout. I first saw one of these when a little girl was playing with one (it was Violet, the girl version) in the waiting room at a doctor’s office and my son was fascinated by it. Her mother raved about the toy and {Read More}

The Truth About Work from Home Moms

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When you become a mother, one of the biggest decisions you make is whether you will return to work or stay home to raise your family. Fortunately with so many work from home opportunities popping up, more mothers are finding ways to be home while still earning an income. The problem is how society views work from home moms. I’ve seen it time and time again and have experienced this myself as a work from home mom. I’ve often seen {Read More}