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3 new technologies every parent should not be without
Everyone who has children wants to inundate you with their list of must-have gear. Here are 3 essential tech items that are must-haves for any parent, plus a few honourable mentions.
Summer survival guide Part 3: keeping baby happy
Summers in Canada are beautiful, and can be made even more beautiful when you have a happy, bubbly baby on your hands. Here are some tips on how to keep baby super-happy during the summer months.
Little Disney Princess Fun With Melissa & Doug
Every little girl loves princesses. And with a number of neat Melissa & Doug toys, kids can build their imagination by doing everything from dressing up magnetic princess figures, to stamping princess imagery onto pictures, and creating reusable sticker scenes that tell a full fairy tale story.
A Closer Look at Melissa & Doug’s Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Toys
Combine the quality of Melissa & Doug products and the love of Mickey Mouse and all of his friends, and you have a stellar new lineup of cool learning toys for kids aged 2, 3, and above. Check out my take of these 6 new options after taking them for a test drive with my 3.5-year-old son.
Essentials for warm weather day out with your baby
There are plenty of things you need to bring along any time you head out with baby. But when it comes to warm weather days, there are a few extra items that become particularly essential.
What’s new for baby: bottles and more from Dr. Brown’s
Dr. Brown’s is a well-known brand for baby bottles, and one I used through my son’s first years. But did you know the company makes plenty of other baby feeding products? Find out more about what Dr. Brown’s has to offer.
Moving tips: mapping out furniture in your new rooms
Moving day. I know it all too well, having moved twice in the last three years, the latest just a few months ago. And when it comes to mapping out the furniture in your new rooms, there are a few tips that can go a long way to making the process run smoothly.
Review: Tiggly Geoshapes, Counting iPad Toys
Kids loving playing with tablets like the iPad. And some of the latest toys, like the Tiggly Geoshapes and Counting toys, interact with apps to make the experience fun and interactive. I, and my 3-year-old son, spent some time with both sets to give our take on them.
Moving Day: tips for a smooth transition when you have small children
Moving is always a drag. Add small kids and/or babies to the mix, and it can be even more challenging. I know, having moved twice in my son’s first 3 years of liife. Here are some tips to help make the move run more smoothly with young kids in tow.
What’s new for baby: fashionable maternity from JoJo Maman
There's a reason that maternity clothing exists—it conforms properly to the areas of the body that are growing, it’s extra comfortable and offers added support where you need it. And lately, it can also be ultra-fashionable, too.